This money will be provided to local governments (cities and districts), which should use it for strategies and initiatives to increase the participation of women, men and young people in the local governance process.
Official statements indicate that Switzerland will allocate US$10 million (8 million euros) for an inclusive development project in the provinces of Nampula and Niassa in northern Mozambique.
“This initiative is in line with the priorities of the Mozambican government, combining local decentralization with climate change adaptation and financing, and strengthening local accountability”, Laila Sheikh, deputy head of the Swiss delegation in Mozambique Say. statement.
This money will be provided to local governments (cities and districts), which should use it for strategies and initiatives to increase the level of participation of women, men and young people in the local governance process.
“The effectiveness and sustainability of the project will be ensured through extensive interaction, coordination and synergy among government actors and agencies at all levels, who are working daily to improve the living conditions of the citizens of Nampula and Niassa province. ,” Laila Sheikh said.
In addition to Switzerland, which will provide funding for the project, the initiative has also received support from agencies such as the Mozambique-German Cooperation Organization and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).