FATA Capacity Building Program (FATA CBP), Phase 1

FATA Capacity Building Program (FATA CBP), Phase 1

Project Category: 


Project Scope

The purpose of the technical assistance (TA) was to assist with the implementation of the USAID funded FATA Capacity Building Program (CBP) Phase I.


The program targeted all the institutions of "FATA'' and mainly focused on:


  • Develop strategic approaches to utilize the anticipated significant increases in GoP and donor resources expected as a result of the FATA Sustainable Development Program (FSDP)
  • Support the building of civilian/paramilitary cooperation in FATA development
  • Build capacity of FATA institutions to plan, implement  and  manage funds, to communicate effectively with constituents/communities, to ensure that development initiatives were aligned with local needs and expectations
  • Strengthen the capacity of the indigenous NGO community to deliver resources in support of strategic plans


AiD Pvt. Ltd. was a key KPK-based partner for all aspects of the program, and actively supported the lead firm with project proposal preparation, contract negotiations and program delivery. AiD fielded virtually all of the senior Pakistani positions including the Director for Institutional Development, M&E Specialist, the Community Development Specialist, other Sector Specialists and M&V staff based in the tribal agencies.


Key Staff Engaged

  • Planning and Institutional Capacity Building Director
  • Agency Level Strategy Specialist
  • NGO Specialist
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Livelihoods Specialist
  • Economic Sector Specialist
  • Health Sector Specialist

Name of Client: 

  • Development Alternatives Inc (DAI)-US (Lead Firm)

Project Duration/ Timeline: 

January 2008 to December 2010

Approx. value of the contract: 

US$ 5.1 Million


  • FATA