Briefing Notes on Development Plan Analysis, Needs Assessment and Cross-Border Planning Guidelines

Authors: UNDP
Date: 2020
Type: Report


These briefing notes were produced in the framework of the EU co-financed project “Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border Initiatives”, implemented jointly by UNDP, IGAD and UNEP in three Clusters located at the border between Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. In this framework, these briefing notes, drafted on the basis of a report produced on the same topics, include: an Analysis of the Development Plans of the project’s Clusters, identifying their challenges, development priorities, cross-border initiatives, weaknesses and opportunities; a Needs Assessment for each Cluster in terms of human capital, infrastructure, institutions and monitoring & evaluation; Guidelines for Participatory Cross-border Planning Processes developed on the basis of the development plans analysis and needs assessment.