Ref N° 601

Sustainable Regional Development Programme in the Region of Gao (DDRG)

Overall project value (EUR)
€ 14 312 780
Origin of funding
MAEE, Luxembourg
Proportion carried out by legal entity
Consortium members
Start date
April 2015
End date
June 2025
Number of staff provided
20000 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The overall objective of the program is to support the Government of Mali in its efforts to reduce poverty through support for inclusive and sustainable growth, reduction of food insecurity and the return of peace and stability in northern Mali.

The programme intervenes in two areas: (i) rural development and food security, and (ii) technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and professional insertion.

The specific objectives of the programme are:

  • Strengthenrural production capacityto sustainablysecure(i) income and(ii) food for households;
  • Facilitating the integrationof young people andwomen throughappropriate quality training and accompanying measures.

The main components of the programme revolve around major themes of the territorial development plan of the region but also the strategic framework for the fight against poverty and main sectoral policies of the Government, especially related to rural regional development.

The formulation of the programme started in April 2015 and ended with the validation workshop end July 2015 in Bamako. Implementation has started in October 2015.

Type of services provided

PROMAN is officially mandated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg as executing agency and is responsible for the implementation of all activities.

Extensive national and international technical assistance is provided under the project, including long-term experts based in Bamako and Gao, complimented with specialised short-term expertise.

Main staff provided:

  • Team leader* (1.234 m/m);
  • National coordinator* (1.234 m/d);
  • Finance & admin specialist* (1.234 m/d);
  • Adviser*, responsible for coordination with TFP & strategic communication: (605 m/d);
  • Senior accountant* (594 m/d);
  • Financial and administrative assistant* (1.346 m/d);
  • Monitoring & Evaluation specialist* (484 m/d);
  • Procurement specialist* (545 m/d);
  • Database and ICT specialist* (545 m/d);
  • TVET specialist* (242 m/d);
  • Operations manager Kidal (2.693 m/m);
  • Fianncial manager Kidal (924 m/d);
  • National manager Infrastructure (484 m/d) ;
  • National manager Rural Development (2.693 m/d);
  • National manager TVET (2.693 m/d,);
  • Short term expertise: aprox. 2.000 m/d.

* Central PMU at Bamako (DDRK IV and DDRG)

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