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STATE EMPLOYMENT AND EXPENDITURE FOR RESULTS PROJECT (SEEFOR)
The project development objective (PDO) is to enhance opportunities for employment and access to socio-economic services, while improving the public expenditure management systems in the participating states.
Specifically the direct beneficiaries
Component A – Youth Employment and Access to Socio-Economic services – are mainly youths who are unemployed and/or seeking to be trained in vocational and technical courses in order to find jobs or set up on their own, the technical and vocational training institutions themselves and the state ministries of education and agriculture.
In addition, the state agencies responsible for public works and waste management will be provided with technical assistance for their oversight function on the sub-component for youth employment.
The beneficiaries of the CDD sub-component are community groups and associations in the four participating states, including farmers, women groups and youths in the rural areas.
The PFM component will provide technical assistance to support reforms and capacity building in MDAs that deal with state public finance.
These will include offices and staff of Ministries of Budget and/or Economic Planning, Finance, Due Process/Public Procurement, Board of Internal Revenue and State Houses of Assembly.
The project has three components:
Supports three main activities:
- Carrying out of small public works and institutional strengthening to generate youth employment in urban areas;
- Carrying out technical, vocational and agricultural training by providing grants to TVT and agricultural training institutions and (b) State ministries responsible for Education and agriculture; and
- Carrying out of eligible Community Development sub-projects by providing grants to (a) FCAs and (b) CSDAs.
Supports reforms by the participating states of their public finance management systems, processes and institutions.
is Project Implementation Support and Coordination, including providing logistical and technical support to NPCU and SPCUs, and support the federal ministry responsible for Niger Delta Affairs.
Youth Employment and Access to Socio-Economic Services (Estimated cost: US$126.84 million)
Public Financial Management Reforms (Estimated cost: US$49.61 million)
Project Implementation Support and Coordination (US$16 million)