Monitoring of FATA Development Program - Livelihood Development (FDP - LD), Infrastructure and Scholarship Program

Monitoring of FATA Development Program - Livelihood Development (FDP - LD), Infrastructure and Scholarship Program

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Project Scope

The project scope required AiD to monitor physical Infrastructure and scholarship activities being implemented by lower FATA Development Program- Livelihood Development (FDP - LD) in FATA and KPK. Geographically, the infrastructure component covered; North and South Waziristan, Kurram Agency, Orakzai Agency as well as FRs Kohat, D.l.Khan, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, and Tank. Sectorally, the infrastructure program covered roads, buildings, water supply and irrigation. The scholarship program covered 120 institutions in the entire KPKIFATA.

 

Services

The scope of services under both the components included:

Infrastructure Component

•           Periodic assessments of all infrastructure sub-components (completed/ongoing) through; i) review of design and specifications, ii) physical inspections, iii) quality control checks, iv) material tests, v) review of construction schedules, vi) assessment of project benefits and technical guidance on need basis

•           Monthly reports  covering           detailed assessment      and recommendations for the Infrastructure component Scholarship Component

•        Periodic visits to all 120 institutions in the KPKIFATA and Punjab with a view to assess the scholarship disbursement process, quality of institution and the program; adequacy of the scholarship and understanding of issues

•        Interviews/Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) with scholarship holders and getting information regarding the process flow of stipends, enrolment and dropout rate

•        Monthly reports covering detailed assessment and recommendations for the scholarship component. The final report will also include a critical review and recommendations on the design of the scholarship program

Name of Client: 

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Project Duration/ Timeline: 

August 2011 to December 2011

Approx. value of the contract: 

US$ 325,581

Location: 

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa