Resonate conclude in Seiyun today, the second training phase within the local council’s component, which was titled “Governance and Management of Development Projects,” within the framework of the “My Contribution is Development” Project activities, which implementing by the Foundation in partnership with Marib Generations Association funded by the European Union commission.
The workshop lasted for 4 days, in which 20 participants and members of the local councils participated in Almadinah and AlJouba districts in Ma'rib governorate. participants received skills and knowledge related to issues of governance and management of development projects. The training focused on building the special skills of members of local councils and enhancing organizational capabilities and managerial skills in project management and risk management. Through this training days , development projects were agreed upon as outputs of a training process, after the participants from Almadinah and AlJouba districts completed plans related to resource mobilization, communication, follow-up and evaluation.
For his part, the project officer indicated that this stage came with the aim of building the capacities of local councils and completing the first training phase, one of the most significance outputs of which was the preparation of strategic plans for the targeted districts in the governorates of (Aden - Taiz - Hadramout - Marib).
"This training phase will contribute to raising skills of planning and project management, and preparing follow-up, evaluation, and communication plans that enhance the organizational and administrative capabilities of the members of the local council. This will enhance its development role in the targeted governorates in a better and effective way," he added.
It is noteworthy that the "My Contribution is Development " project aims to enhance the capacity of local communities affected by conflict and self-reliance in Yemen, aims to create the appropriate conditions for long-term reconstruction and development, by supporting civil society and local councils. The project works on two interrelated axes, where the first axis gives priority to strengthen civil society with a focus on sustainability and capacity building of youth and civil society organizations. The second axis gives priority to building the capacities of local authorities, with a focus on district councils in the target governorates.