Under its Citizen Voice Project in District Lakki Marwat the FRDP aimed to enhance importance of local government system, he maintained.
FRDP trained volunteers to play an active role in organizing community meetings and dissemination of messages to the common people, he added, saying that contesting candidates were imparted training on the concepts of local governance and service delivery mechanism.
is being run on participatory basis and 1,400 to 1,500 committees (jirgas) have been constituted for it.
The scientists calling for the creation of an ERC stress that the FRDP
does not offer sufficient opportunities for financing basic research.
Haroon Shinwari, FRDP
spokesperson, in his speech reaffirmed FRDP
's commitment to help young tribesmen, particularly those facing barriers to employment, gain the skills and abilities they needed to make a successful transition towards employment.
Massod Khan Bangash Project Director FRDP
while making the presentation said that FRDP
being a community participated project was aimed at improving the production potential of watershed; strengthening the capacity of the communities and supporting the implementing capacity of line departments to operate in more socially inclusive manner.
Description : The scope of the proposed project will be based on the recommendations of the water assessment study carried out under FRDP
, which address the issues such as water scarcity, insufficient irrigation facilities, water conservation, and weak water resource management.
Speaking at the ceremony, Secretary Administration & Coordination FATA Secretariat Abid Majeed said that Skill Development Programme under the FRDP
has come a long way since its inception which has been instrumental in reducing poverty by assisting young tribesmen to build improved sustainable livelihoods.
Claver Gatete Finance Minister said: "Under the FRDP
which will cover over $45million, conditions of over 270 kilometer of all season roads which connect to major agricultural markets will be improved.
The Minister assured the delegation that the government would set up committees of local people for transparency in spending of the FRDP
Mian Zakiullah Project Coordinator FRDP
told the participants that the project was started in light of the joint survey of CABI and FRDP
conducted in 2002.
Under the FRDP
Small Dams Initiative (FSDI), decisions were taken to build a total of twelve small dams to be implemented over a two-phase process consisting of six dams each.