United Nations Development Programme (UNDP);
The main goal of the project was to increase the capacity of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA) through a series of capacity-building measures to ensure effective planning and implementation of evidence-based participatory and accountable public policy.
Under the UNDP-funded project, PMCG provided training and consultation support (TCS) in public policy to the MEPA.
PMCG provided the following services:
- Conducting a needs assessment in the Ministry. The assessment covered the policymaking process and identifying gaps therein, evaluating staff capacities, and picking out how many staff required training on public policymaking.
- Conducting capacity-building activities. Adapting the existing public policy planning arrangements, delivering trainings to relevant staff in the Ministry, providing on-the-job coaching to support staff in developing relevant policy documents.
- Creating a risk bank. Supporting the Ministry to develop a risk bank with relevant the methodology for future use in coordination with the Administration of the Government of Georgia.
- Collating a recommendations package. Developing recommendations on improving data management and analysis in the Ministry, as well as on relevant institutionalizing individual and organizational learning elements.