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Announcement of micro-project selection results

ByWebmaster

Jan 20, 2022

CIBITOKE January 20th (ABP) – The chairman of the selection commission, Mr. Nicodème Ndahabonyimana announced on Tuesday, January 18, in the headquarters of Cibitoke province, the results of the selection of micro-projects, during a meeting organized by OXFAM Novib which will finance those micro-projects.

That meeting was organized, within the framework of the project “Good governance and dialogue between civil society organizations and local authorities, to contribute to the process of governance and development”, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

                                                                                                                       View of the meeting participants

As Mr. Ndahabonyimana pointed out, those were micro-projects responding to the priorities of the 3rd generation Communal Community Development Plans (PCDC) and developed by the civil society organizations that have followed the various trainings since 2020 until today.

He added that the objective of the project “Good governance and dialogue between civil society organizations and local authorities, to contribute to the process of governance and development” is to increase the autonomy of civil society organizations (CSOs), improve their relationship with local authorities (LAs) and make them more accountable to citizenship, thus contributing to good governance and decentralization mechanisms.

Before announcing the selected micro-projects, OXFAM Novib representative Mrs. Lyduine Ruronona spoke about the process that guided the selection and approval of micro-projects for the communes of Rugombo, Mugina and Mabayi in Cibitoke province.

Thus, the chairman of the selection commission, explained to the participants the work of the commission and announced the results of the selection.

Three organizations had more points compared to the others which applied commune by commune. That is the “TURI UMWE UNITED” organization selected for the Rugombo commune; FAJEPACEBU for Mugina commune and SLS IKEBUKE-COSARUTU for Mabayi.

The first has a breeding project; the second with a project to improve entrepreneurial supervision of young people and the third organization will contribute in the education sector by supplying desks.

Mr. Rubin Tubirabe, a member of the selection committee, indicated that, to develop a project, it is necessary to consult the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the National Development Plan of Burundi (PND), and to refer especially to the priorities of the commune’s PCDCs.

The governor’s chief of staff, Mr. Anicet Saïdi, for his part, provided advice to the selected organizations and to the administrators of the communes, as what the use of financing for project activities and the communes to closely monitor the execution projects and put that funding in the budgets of the communes.