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									YEMEN & THE EIF

  BY: Adel Alghaberi
   EIF Focal Point
 Ministry of Industry &
         Trade
Outline
 Background
 Rational for participation
 In country process
 EIF structure
 Consideration
 Objectives & strategy
 The proposal & plan
 Significance
Background
 IF beneficiary since 2001
 DTIS 2002- 2003
 3 Projects since 2005
 Lots of impediments ( delay, lack of
  ownership, lack of coordination, little
  commitment, little capacity building)
Rational for EIF participation

  TRTA  ( limited)
  Huge needs for trade development
  Huge financing gap
  Needs for policy formulation at different levels
  Needs for trade integration
  Harmonization of donor activities
EIF in country process

 Establishment of the NIU 2007
 National workshop on EIF
 Consultation with stakeholders
 Review of guidelines
 Development of proposal ( first
  guidelines)
EIF in country process Cont.

 Change  of Tier 1 guidelines
 Re-formulation of project proposal
 Consultation with ES, UNOPS,
  NSC.
 Approval & submission
EIF Structure
                      MoIT

       NSC                   DF

 ( Sub-committees )

                       FP

                      NIU
Considerations

 Efficientteam & unit
 Wider participation of
  stakeholders ( sub-committees)
 Mobilization and advocacy
 A window to Aid for Trade
 Sustainability
Objectives
 Focus on building sustainable capacity
 Enhance integration
 Addressing fundamental problems
     DTIS  update to diagnose real needs
     Export development
     Aid for trade strategy
     Mainstreaming trade
     Donor coordination
Strategy
 Ensure   coordinated work
 Wider participation of all stakeholders
  esp. private sector
 A starting point rather than a goal in
  itself
 Minimize risk of failure
Proposal
 In accordance with new Guidelines
 Including important content:
     Justification
     Link to socio-economic goals
     Strategy
     Sustainability
     Government contribution
     Risk mitigation strategy
Implementation Plan
 Build NIU & prepare the NSC
 Update the DTIS
 Formulate Export strategy
 Formulate Aid for Trade strategy
 Mainstream trade into dev. Plans
 Developing Donor coordination
  mechanism
 Prepare Tier 2 proposals
Significance
 Creating a platform for trade development
 Changing the way trade is looked at
 Harmonize trade activities to achieve
  specific development goals & improve the
  livelihood of the majority
 Mitigate WTO resistance and anxiety
Sum up
 Optimism
 Long lasting effect
 Solving fundamental problems
 Enhance the trade performance
 Poverty reduction focus
 Wider participation
 Ownership & harmonization

								
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