Training Workshop on District and Regional Development Planning and Management
17 Nov 2008 - 29 Nov 2008
The overall objective of this capacity-building programme is to train planners and government officials in the requisite skills for effective district development planning and project planning and management towards supporting the decentralization programmes of the Government of Botswana. Specifically, the programme will achieve the following objectives:
To build the planning capacity of district planning staff and district officials in the implementation of development plans and projects as well as in monitoring and evaluation;
To build the capacity of the ministerial staff and planners for giving technical advice and guidance in district and local implementation of development plans and projects as well as in monitoring and evaluation;
To enhance the capacity of local authority officials and ministerial planners and project managers on project planning, implementation, and management;
To develop practical skills for facilitating effective community participation in project planning and management, implementation, and management; and
To strengthen the capacity of development and project implementation agencies and institutions for effective coordination of planning and implementation of development projects.