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					  Early Recovery & Restoration of Flood Affected
             Communities in Pakistan

                                 Project Presentation
                                   B&SDS – SMEDA
                                      July, 2011




Capacities of Local institutions and flood affected communities for
recovery and protection of rights [subcomponent I]

Support and strengthen small business and farmers associations and
provide them with legal aid for securing their rights [activity 9 of subcomponent I]


           Small & Medium enterprise development Authority – SMEDA
                             www.smeda.org.pk
Presentation Outline

       1.   Background
       2.   Eco diagram
       3.   Project components
Background

      1.       Worst Floods in the History of Pakistan
                Deaths 1,985, Injured 2,946

                Household damaged 1,744,471, Population affected 20,184,550

                Cropped areas (Hectares) 2,244,644 District Affected 78

                Housing, Crops and livestock are most affected sectors

      2.       An estimated total population of 310,000 small and medium
               enterprises (SMEs) has been affected
      3.       29 of severely affected districts across Pakistan have been
               selected for the purpose of this project
Severely Affected Districts
          Khyber                                                        Aazad Jammu
                          Punjab           Sindh         Balochistan
       Pakhtunkhwah                                                      & Kashmir

       1 Tank         11 Muzaffar-garh 18 Kashmore      27 Naseerabad 29 Neelam

       2 D.I. Khan    12 Rajanpur      19 Shikarpur     28 Jaffarabad

       3 Kohistan     13 Mianwali      20 Jaccobabad

       4 Peshawar     14 Rahimyar Khan 21 Larkana

       5 Charsada     15 Layyah        22 Shahdad Kot

       6 Nowshera     16 D.G. Khan     23 Thatta

       7 Dir Lower    17 Bhakkar       24 Dadu

       8 Dir Upper                     25 Jamshoro

       9 Shangla                       26 Ghotki

       10 Swat
                                   SMEDA
                                    1. Sponsor Coord.
                                    2. Strategic
Eco Diagram                            Support
                                    3. Stakeholders
                                       Networking
                                    4. Program
              1. Regulatory            Management       1. Access to
              2. Infrastructure     5. Coordination        finance
              3. Spatial            6. Oversight        2. Beneficiary
                 Planning                                  Access
              4. Pro-poor                               3. Grants
                 governance                                delivery


                                                        1. Community
               1. Project
                                                           mobilization
                  Consulting
                                                        2. Capacity
               2. Micro
                                                           building
                  Advisory
                                                        3. Cooperative
                  services
                                                           action
               3. Service           1. Interest
                                                        4. BDS Service
                  support              group
                                                           delivery
               4. Business             mobilization
                                                        5. Micro
                  Networking        2. Self help
                                                           Consulting
                                    3. Advocacy
                                    4. Business
                                       support



                            Associations (Businesses/Farmers)
Project Components

      1.   Establishment and operations of 29 Business Support
           Centers in districts severely affected by the floods

      2.   Legal empowerment/Formation and capacity building of
           Trade Associations and Farmer Cooperatives

      3.   Engagement and capacity building of Social Enterprises &
           BDS

      4.   Business development support for craftsmen, small
           farmers, micro entrepreneurs and cooperative projects

      5.   Provision of cash grants for Enterprise rehabilitation and
           livelihood restoration
Business Support Centers – Functional Brief

       1.   Networking with self-help organizations, social
            enterprises and BDS providers
       2.   Legal empowerment and capacity building of trade
            associations and agri-cooperatives
       3.   Strengthening and capacity building of social enterprise
            and BDS providers
       4.   Legal empowerment and business development support
            to farmers and micro entrepreneurs
       5.   Financial services & grants for enterprise rehabilitation
            and livelihood restoration
       6.   Industrial home and agri-cooperative projects
       7.   Coordination with Local government and capacity
            building for pro-poor governance
Legal Empowerment & Capacity Building
      Trade Associations and Agri Cooperatives
      1.   Identify and engage trade associations and agri cooperatives to
           provide;
              Legal assistance on formation, registration and compliance requirements
              Advice and support in developing memorandum and articles of
               association and related documentation
              Assistance in developing strategies and social mobilization plans for
               membership campaigns
              Assistance and advice in developing transparent internal controls for
               resource management
      2.   Create awareness and understanding on Local Government
           rules/regulations for protection of rights of their members
      3.   Advise and assist identification, development and execution of
           business development initiatives for their members
Legal Empowerment & Capacity Building
      Trade Associations and Agri Cooperatives (cont’d)
      2.   Strengthen capacities of the office bearers for establishment and
           operations of third party facilitation desks for alternate dispute
           resolution
      3.   Address networking requirements for developing/strengthening
           collaborations and partnerships with donors, Government
           agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders working in similar areas of
           interests
Engagement & Capacity Building

      Social Enterprises & BDS
      1.   Identify and engage social enterprises and service providers to
           build their capacities, addressing;
              Adequacy of governing structure and assessment of capacity
               building requirements of the same for effective oversight.
              Management structure and functions for need identification
               and capacity building of the management staff including
               development of operating procedures, coordination and
               execution of functions.
              Human resource policies to identify and address staff
               requirements, performance and motivational indicators.
              Sustainable program/product development, execution,
               monitoring, and impact assessment.
Engagement & Capacity Building

      Social Enterprises & BDS (cont’d)
              Efficacy of internal and external requirements for financial
               reporting systems with transparent and efficient use of
               financial resources.
              Networking requirements for strengthening/developing
               collaborations and partnerships with donors, Government
               agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders working in similar
               areas of interest.
      2.   Assistance in developing information memorandum, business
           plan and proposals for accessing public/donor funding and
           technical assistance.
      3.   Advice and assistance on development and execution of
           capacity building programs for their clients/members for
           entrepreneurship and business development.
BDS Support and Cooperative Projects
      1.   Assessment of regional endowment for identification of
           available resources, skill set, and services requirement
           for business development
      2.   Design, development and execution of capacity building
           programs for small farmers and craftsmen
      3.   Legal and operational assistance for micro cooperative
           projects for handicrafts, vegetable farming and livestock
           for sustainable income generation
      4.   Manage systems and processes to facilitate linkage with
           local and regional markets e.g. holding dedicated Bazaars
           and provision of display facilities
      5.   Establish linkage with service providers, microfinance and
           rural support organizations for continued access to
           resources and handholding.
Provision of Cash Grants

       1.   Financial intermediary – selection considerations
               Project compatibility; product and geography
               Capacity; financial and managerial, coordination & support requirements
               TOR, expression of interest, short listing, negotiation & award

       2.   Grants on-lending protocols and reporting requirements ensuring
            transparency
       3.   Product development; enterprise rehabilitation, livelihood
            restoration
       4.   Beneficiary eligibility criteria - considerations
               Preferred activities - indicative list as per LOA attachment II
               Social indicators – vulnerability, exclusion, marginalization & dependencies
               Beneficiary selection - comparative assessment amongst shortlisted applicants

       5.   Grant delivery & cash disbursements; assurance and compliance
                             Intended Outputs




Legal/business aid provided and livelihood restored for micro
enterprises and farmers with mobilization of associations and BDS
support networks


         Small & Medium enterprise development Authority – SMEDA
                           www.smeda.org.pk
Intended Outputs
     1.   29 business support centers established & operational
     2.   58 small businesses & farmer associations strengthened
          and functioning with legal and BDS support
     3.   Capacity building of 29 social enterprises & BDS networks
     4.   2,338 affected micro businesses provided grants worth
          Rs. 30,000 for business rehabilitation.
     5.   2,698 socially excluded women, widows, orphans, elderly
          and minority are provided cash grants of Rs. 10,000 each
          for restoration of their livelihood
     6.   6,090 individuals provided with business BDS support
          worth Rs. 5,000 each
     7.   BDS support; training & expert advice provided worth Rs.
          325 each to 13,077 small farmers and craftsmen
Thank You

				
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