What should we write about the Strategies in a Project Proposal on Promotion of Democracy and Good Governance?

[continued from the main page] The strategies in the proposal are broad concepts or approaches to achieve the project objectives. It is a general, undetailed plan of actions designed to achieve a major or overall goal, and it may encompass a long period of time in the project. Or it is a plan chosen to bring about a desired future, such as achievement of a goal or solution to the problem. Strategy is more about a designed set of options other than a fixed plan of what will be achieved. And … [Read more...]

What should be included in the Activities in a Project Proposal on Promotion of Democracy and Good Governance?

[continued from the main page] Activities represent tasks or work you are going to perform in a project, in order to reach the goal of the solving of the problem targeted by the project. The most important thing we need to keep in mind is that the activities section has to be closely correlated or connected to the objectives and the strategies, which means the three sections: the objectives, the strategies, and the activities are three descriptions from different angles for the same goal, the … [Read more...]

World Bank Offers Job of Regional Coordinator – Washington DC

Application Deadline : 10 Feb 2013 World Bank invites applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Regional Coordinator. Job location is Washington DC. Essential languages for the job are English, French and Spanish and the knowledge of Arabic and Russian will be an advantage for the applicants. Qualifications and Experience : At least a Masters Degree in engineering, natural resources management, economics, business administration, or other relevant extractive industry … [Read more...]

UNDP Job of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Kenya

Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2013 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) requires applications for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Job location is Nairobi, Kenya. Fluency both in oral and written English is required. Initial contract period is of one year. Duties and Responsibilities:  Implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies.  Ensuring quality and accountability of monitoring.  Information Management.  Provision of support to the … [Read more...]

World Bank Needs E T Consultant for Zagreb, Croatia

Application Deadline : 28 Jan 2013 World Bank is looking for E T Consultant and requires applications from the qualified candidates for this post. Oral and written fluency in English and Croatian is essential. Location of the job is Zagreb, Croatia. Duties and Responsibilities : • Contributes to the development of operational strategies, approaches and annual work plans and carries out responsibilities for a variety of operational tasks (e.g. participating as a full member of a … [Read more...]

Vacancies : ACDI/VOCA : Technical & Operational Managers- East Africa

Date Posed: 9 Jan 2013 ACDI/VOCA has invited applications from qualified and deserving applicants for the jobs/vacancies of Consultants- Technical and Operational Managers, East Africa for the anticipated multiyear, USAID-funded East Africa Trade Expansion Hub Project. ACDI/VOCA is presently seeking candidates for the following positions: Export Business Development Advisor: Experience in export value chains, international market access requirements and international trade enabling … [Read more...]

UNDP Requires International Consultant for Freetown-Sierra Leone

Deadline: 24 Jan 2013 Starting Date: 1 April 2013 UNDP has invited applications from qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of International Consultant for costing Sierra Leone’s third generation Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper(PRSPIII). This job will be based in Freetown,Sierra Leone. Kindly note that the duration of this assignment is about 40 working days. Background Early this year, a Sierra Leone Conference on Development and Transformation was organised to review … [Read more...]

Ford Foundation Needs Program Officer, Arts, Culture & Media – Cairo

Date Posted : 5 Nov 2012 Deadline : 17 Jan 2013 Applications are invited by Ford Foundation qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of  Program Officer, Digital Movement Building. Location of this job will be  based in Cairo, Egypt. Qualifications The Foundation is looking for an accomplished leader who has deep experience with the arts and culture as well as media discourse in the Arab region and substantive experience in the political economy of arts and media in the Middle … [Read more...]

GAPPS and Gates Foundation’s Call for Proposals: Preventing Preterm Birth Initiative

The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity under its Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide grants to enhance research sites in high-burden countries for studies of pregnancy and preterm birth. Letters of grant inquiry can be submitted to identify and develop research sites in low- and middle-income countries as part of a collaborative, multicenter research initiative to … [Read more...]

What is the difference between Strategies and Activities in a proposal?

[...continued from the main page] Strategies are broad concepts or approaches to achieve the project objectives while activities are actions that are undertaken within these strategies. For example, ‘building the capacity of the community members’ is a strategy your project has adopted. An activity under this strategy can be: ‘organizing training programs for community members.’ More examples are given below: … [Read more...]