Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines

Micro-Projects Programme in Nine Delta States of Nigeria (MPP9)

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Public Health and Social Protection

The overall objective of this programme is to reduce poverty of the rural and peri-urban communities in the nine Niger Delta States through the promotion of participatory and gender equitable local development governance, contributing to ensure the stability of this area and to achieve the MDGs.

 

 

Expected results:

  • Strengthened community governance through the adoption of Community Development Action Plans by communities and Local Government Authorities (LGAs);
  • Increased equitable access to basic infrastructure services for women, men, boys and girls;
  • Increased equitable access to income generating options and sustainable livelihood development by women and men;
  • Pilot integrated community development initiatives, approaches, methods and investments.  

 
Main activities:

  • Community selection and formulation of Community Development Action Plans including project selection;
  • Construction of 765 micro-projects through 7 works contracts.  

 


Main accomplishments to date:

  • Supply contract for the provision of medical equipment and solar power equipment to 9 health posts in Etung implemented;
  • Construction of 56 Micro-projects under EDF and 35 micro-projects under LGA counterpart contribution successfully completed in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State;
  • Construction of 99 out of 100 Micro-projects in Rivers State completed.  The outstanding one project could not be completed due to security challenges;
  • Construction of 67 out of 84 Micro-projects in Bayelsa State successfully completed;
  • Construction of 115 out of 120 Micro-projects in Akwa Ibom & Cross States successfully completed;
  • Construction of 196 out of 200 Micro-projects in Abia & Imo States successfully completed;
  • Construction of 54 out of 60 Micro-projects in Edo State successfully completed;
  • Construction of 66 out of 84 Micro-projects in Delta State successfully completed;
  • Construction of 48 out of 60 Micro-projects in Ondo State successfully completed;
  • Overall 736 out of 765 micro-projects completed under MPP9 achieving 96% completion rate.

 

 

Source of funds:   10th EDF (CRIS ref.:2011/022-910); 09th EDF (CRIS Ref. 2007/020 – 794)  

Total budget (EUR):    71.5M

Implementing period: 9 years (2008 – 2017)

Implementing agency:   

  • NAO supported by Louis Berger/Gopa;
  • Community Dev. Foundation;    
  • PLANET SA  

Geographical region:  9 Niger Delta States (Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Imo, Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa, Edo and Ondo)

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