|Duration||Start 1 November, 2018 till 30 June, 2020|
|Field of expertise||Developing Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Communities|
Human resource management
|Funding||Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland, RVO|
The wider objective of the project is to improve the municipal organization of Beira (CMB) in order for the city to better fulfil their role as a municipality in general, in particular their role within the Beira Master Plan (BMP).
The specific objectives is to enable the Municipality of Beira to organize and improve their land planning and management systems and performance, in terms of (a) technical capacities as well as (b) organizational performance.
The expected results of the project are: (i) The technical processes of indexing, digitization and recordation have been improved (i.e. Focus Areas Technical Interventions & Information Technology).
(ii) The Focus Area of Strategy & Control continues to function well within the field of land administration.
(iii) The Focus Area of Organization & Process has been improved within the field of land administration
(iv) The Focus Area of Planning & Control has been improved within the field of land administration.
(v) The Focus Area of People & Culture has been improved within the field of land administration.
During the period March-June 2019, the project contributed to the immediate response and recovery after Cyclone Idai hit the city of Beira. Our expert was the Deputy Team Leader of the Taskforce Rebuild Beira established under the municipality together with representatives of (among others) RVO/NL Min. Foreign Affairs and Arcadis. The taskforce assessed the damages, losses, and needs following the cyclone and produced the Beira Municipal Recovery and Resilience Plan to present to the donor community.
“It's always very inspiring to see how an intervention at local government level has such a direct impact on the lives of its citizens. For instance, just by bringing citizens and local government together in Zimbabwe, we were able to reignite the building of the only health clinic within a 20km radius. “