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The action will also build the capacity of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for improved profitability through training on business and financial management. It is also focused on ensuring effective revenue mobilization as a way of ensuring the effective discharge of the mandate of the Municipal Assembly in the area of service delivery. Lastly, it seeks to promote of social accountability through active citizen participation in the governance of the municipality.
In a speech the Head of the Political Section of the European Union Delegation, Mr. Paolo, Salvia, noted that the action launched will have a direct impact on some of the Sustainable Development Goals and so the European Union has decided to provide an amount of 800,000.00 Euros representing 72.69% of the total eligible costs of the project for the implementation of the actions.
"This project is expected to benefit a number of target groups including the Municipal Assembly. Individual beneficiaries will include the youth, women, persons with disability who will be provided with capacity building and job opportunities on pig farming and related activities, 150 small and medium enterprises. About 200 youth are expected to be trained in pig farming and related ancillary activities", he stated.