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Annex 2: Progress on General Programme Implementation and Cross Cutting Issues in the Danish Supported Programmes 2003-2007

Programme Targets Indicators Status 2007
Promote further development of national poverty reduction strategies
  • All sector programmes in planning period designed to support the 9th FYP
  • Poverty and evaluation mechanism established by 2005
  • All programmes support the 9th FYP national and sector policies, strategies and objectives
  • Bhutan Poverty Monitoring and Assessment System, Planning and Monitoring System and a National Results Based M&E System drafted to track poverty reduction
Promote decentralisation
  • All interventions designed to support 9th FYP goals for decentralisation
  • 25% of national budget administered at local level.
  • All sector/programmes and projects support deentralisation
  • 20 % (June 2007)
Promote good governance, public sector reforms and human rights
  • All sector programmes in planning period designed to support good governance, public sector reforms and human rights
  • Strengthened capacity at national and decentralised levels
  • Good Governance Phase II programme specifically supports good governance, public sector reforms and human rights. The sector programmes have integrated and supported sector specific concerns
Promote gender awareness and equality
  • All sector programmes in planning period designed to support gender and indicators developed at sector level
  • Strengthened capacity at national and decentralised levels to incorporate gender
  • Sector programmes are supporting national efforts on gender mainstreaming. Inadequate capacity has hampered gender mainstreaming including gender/sector assessments, identificaiton of opportunities and approaches to incorporate gender
Promote environmental awareness and sustainable development
  • All sector programmes in planning period designed to support sustainable development and indicators developed at sector level
  • Strengthened capacity for Environmental Impact Assessment at national and decentralised levels
  • Sustainable development constitute integral part of the planning process
  • Decentralised to four key ministries and all 20 districts
Further enhanced Government ownership of programme implementation
  • Part of the Danish assistance provided as secto rbudget support in planning period increased
  • Strengthened implementation capacity at all levels of administration
  • Reduction of international advisors
  • Health and Education sectors received 75% support as sector budget support
  • Capacity Development Outcome Evaluation 2006 confirmed strengthened capacity
  • From 13 to 3 long term advisers
Enhance coordination between international donors under the Government
  • Establishment of formal donor coordination mechanism under the Government
  • Four thematic donor coordination meetings and the ninth and tenth RTM held



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