Borno State Community and Social Development Agency became disbursement effective on 20th August, 2017. The Community and Social Development Project CSDP – AF additional financing is an intervention to effectively target socio – economic and natural resource management infrastructure services at the community level as well as improved Local Government Area responsibility to service delivery. Borno State community and Social Development Project come up with deliverables of 30 Community development plan CDP and achieved Implementation of 23 Micro project completed and functional out of 24 CDPs since inception 36 Micro project on-going remaining 6 CDP to be completed.
Borno State has 27 LGAs with functional LGRCs and Desk Offices established and trained. Also the Agency is working presently with 6 Desk Officers from the line ministries. Since the emergence of CSDP in the state to date, the Agency started with advocacy visits to various traditional rulers for their esteemed attribute toward achieving the Agency (World Bank) mandate. Sensitization was conducted to chosen LGAs base on poverty ranking in order to create awareness of the processes of CSDP using CDD approached, the LGAs involve are Chibok having 10 Community Development Plan (CDP) containing 21 Micro project and 8 completed and functional, Dikwa having 7 Community Development Plan (CDP) containing 14 Micro project and all 14 completed and functional and Mobbar having 7 Community Development Plan (CDP) containing 15 Micro project 8 completed and functional.
MONITORY AND EVALAUTION/SUPERVISION
Monitory and Supervision team were essentially promptly checking the project implementation processes within the interval of every tranche disbursements to community Micro project in order to make sure that the projects were in line with design and specification in the Bill of quantity using M&E tools hardcopy and soft M&E tools in carryout samples of project implementation progress, taking project coordinates and addressing pressing issues to the CPMCs for quality and sustainable project implementation according to the World Bank procedures.
CHALLENGES, WAY FORWARD & LESSONS LEARNT
SECURITY The SA is working out modalities with the SG on timely clearance by security agencies in the implementation of all its activities at the community level.
GDP The introduction of cost benefit analysis in formulation of GDP is too elitist and academic to the understanding of the group members. Hence the delay in GDP implementation.
- Improvement in the living standards of group and community members.
- Capacity Building of the group/community members.
PROPOSED DELIVERABLES FOR NEXT QUARTER JULY TO SEPTEMBER, 2018
- Sensitization and PRA in the six LGAs identified based on the Poverty Map.
- Facilitation and implementation of approved CDPs and GDPs in the six LGAs.
Born State Community and Social Development Agency became disbursement effective 20th August, 2017, was piloted July, 2017 during which the Sum of 20million Dollars was granted to the SA for structures to effectively target socio-economic and natural resource management infrastructure services at the community level.
Objective of the Project
The overall goal of the CSDP is to improve access of the poor to services for Human Development (HD).
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