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Specialised training programme for AICS staff


Specialised training programme for AICS staff

Training programme for AICS staff based in field offices on the management of delegated cooperation projects, the use of PRAG for awarding contracts and grants to third parties and the RBM approach



In 2019, a collaboration began with the AICS office in Rome to deliver in-person training in Tunis to some representatives of the field offices with the aim of familiarising them with delegated cooperation. The main purpose of this training programme was to provide AICS staff with the necessary information and practical tools to properly submit applications for EU funding and manage EU-funded programmes in accordance with the rules of the Contribution Agreement. Subsequently, starting in 2020, similar programmes were delivered in virtual classroom mode for some of the AICS field offices. The aim of these trainings was to provide a clear framework on both the general rules of implementation of delegated cooperation projects and the use of the PRAG for the award of service, works and supply contracts and grants (Grants). Finally, in 2022, at the request of the AICS office in Maputo, a course on the new RBM approach adopted by AICS was developed and delivered.

Our activities:

  • Development of an ad hoc course on the management of delegated cooperation projects on the basis of EU rules and the AICS itself
  • Delivery of a 3-day in-person training session in Tunis for 70 representatives of the AICS foreign offices
  • Delivery of a course in virtual classroom mode on the management of delegated cooperation projects for the AICS office in Khartoum
  • Delivery of two courses on the use of PRAG for the awarding/management of supply/service/works contracts and grants to third parties
  • Delivery of four training sessions in virtual classroom mode for AICS offices in Maputo and Yangon on PRAGs
  • Development and delivery of a virtual classroom course on the Result-Based Management (RBM) approach



Mondo


World Wide




PARTNER





BENEFICIARIES

  • N° 150 representatives of AICS field offices involved in the management of EU-funded projects


PROJECT BUDGET
25.500 EUR



YEARS
2019 – 2022



SECTORS OF INTERVENTION   

Capacity building and professional training, Granting and Sub-granting



SDGs
4 Quality Education SDGs Reduced Inequalities

THE HISTORY OF THE PROJECT



BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Definition of course structure, development of materials and delivery of an in-person training session for 70 representatives of AICS foreign offices in Tunis from 17 to 19 July 2019

PROJECT BUDGET 
6500 EURO

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Definition of course structure, development of materials and delivery of a training session in virtual classroom mode of the course Effective management of EU-funded projects for the AICS foreign office team in Khartoum

PROJECT BUDGET 
4400 EURO

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Definition of course structure, development of materials and delivery of a training session in virtual classroom mode of the course Getting fear out of procurement and grant award procedures for the AICS foreign office team in Maputo

PROJECT BUDGET
4400 EURO

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Definition of the structure of the two courses, development of materials and delivery of the two training sessions in virtual classroom mode for the AICS foreign office team in Yangon

PROJECT BUDGET
4800 EURO

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Definition of course structure, development of materials and delivery of the training session in virtual classroom mode for the AICS foreign office team in Maputo

PROJECT BUDGET 
5400 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

CONSOLIDATING: OTHER PROJECTS

Fight against energy poverty: evaluation of the Doniamo Energia Calls

Through the evaluation of the Bandi Energia (Energy Call for Proposals), promoted by Fondazione Cariplo and Banco dell’Energia, we contribute to the development of intervention models finalised at avoiding that disadvantaged families in the Lombardy descend into structural poverty. We do this by focusing on promoting skills and territorial networks.

Read more

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School and gender stereotypes: an innovative intervention model

With the Be.St. – Beyond Stereotypes project we promote the development of a systemic approach across primary schools in order to facilitate relationship building amongst children based on respect and the acknowledgement of diversity in order for future generations to become more aware of their potentials.

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Development of an agriculture resilient to climate change in Nepal


Development of an agriculture resilient to climate change in Nepal

The project, funded by AICS, aimed to improve sustainable agriculture in Sindhuli, Kavrepalanchok, and Sindhupalckokin, in Nepal post-2015 earthquake. It included the establishment of production cooperatives and the promotion of climate-friendly techniques, for the benefit of farmers’ increased production and income. PuntoSud managed financial assistance for pilot projects as part of the strategy.



The project supported the agricultural activities in the Nepalese Districts of Sindhuli, Kavrepalanchok, and Sindhupalckokin, in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake. Commencing in March 2017 and spanning 24 months, the project was funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and was coordinated by ASIA. It involved PuntoSud, Istituto OIKOS and the Nepalese organization CEAPRED.

Primarily, the project aimed to enhance the sustainable agricultural production practices, in the three districts, by adopting an inclusive approach to foster market-oriented food security. It endeavoured to produce higher quality food with reduced reliance on natural resources and chemical inputs, while simultaneously increasing producers’ incomes through certified production systems.

The outcomes achieved include the following:

  • Establishment of a Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) for vegetables and vegetable seed chains, involving farmers and private companies.
  • Creation of 140 production cooperatives involving 2,250 members, of whom 50% are women, with an estimated 30% increase in production per unit area.
  • Promotion and adoption of sustainable, climate-friendly techniques by 1,500 farmers, with direct financial support to 20 small pilot actions, and dissemination of good practices among private and institutional stakeholders.

Our activities:

As part of the project strategy, PuntoSud developed a financial assistance programme for small pilot projects. Together with the project partners, it defined the selection and management criteria for the projects and took care of their internal support and monitoring.





Nepal








BENEFICIARIES

  • 4,500 farmers (of which 50% women) in the districts of Sindhuli, Kavrepalanchok and Sindhupalchok


PROJECT BUDGET 
EUR 757.038



YEARS
2017 – 2019



SECTORS OF INTERVENTIONS

Capacity building and professional training, Community and rural development, Environment/Fight against climate change, Food security/Agriculture, Granting and Sub-granting, Sustainable development



SDGs
SDGs Climate Action

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

CONNECTING: OTHER PROJECTS

NOPLANETB: Bridging science and society to foster inclusive transition strategies

NOPLANETB is a project funded by the European Commission under the DEAR program, in which PuntoSud is the lead organization. The other EU countries involved are: Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Estonia. 210 selected small sized CSOs in these 8 countries will receive financial and capacity building support, involving local authorities, to promote science-based solutions and just transition practices and policies. Final beneficiaries of the action will be disengaged citizens, including marginalised and vulnerable groups

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Capacity building and follow up services for the empowerment of the beneficiaries awarded through the call “Reazioni” promoted by Compagnia di San Paolo

As part of the “Reactions” call to action launched by the Compagnia di San Paolo, PuntoSud was contracted to accompany a capacity building and follow-up program for the empowerment of the beneficiaries of the grant and to provide them with support in the implementation and reporting of supported projects.

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Zero in conduct: in-formative actions driven by young people, teachers and citizens to reduce environmental impact

Aim of the project is to provide tools and new spaces of dialogue in order to help the actors of the formal and informal field activate themselves through educational and training activities to fight climate change, after deeply understanding its mechanisms

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Foundations for Africa – Burkina Faso


Foundations for Africa – Burkina Faso

Foundations for Africa Burkina Faso, supported by 28 Italian bank foundations and in cooperation with 7 NGOs, was launched in 2014 to improve the living conditions of the rural population, focusing in particular on food security and economic development and on the involvement of the Burkinabé diaspora in Italy in territorial cooperation activities with their country of origin.



Foundations for Africa Burkina Faso is an initiative supported by 28 Italian banking foundations, coordinated by ACRI, and launched in 2014 with initiatives both in Italy and in Burkina Faso. Thanks to the involvement of 7 Italian NGOs, the initiative focused on 7 regions of the country with the overall objective of contributing to the full achievement of the right to adequate food, improving the living conditions of the rural Burkinabé population and supporting the country’s poverty strategy paper.

In particular, the initiative aimed to promote:

  • The socio-economic sustainability of 5 agricultural and 2 forestry sectors and the capacity building of family farmers and their associations;
  • The role that the Burkinabé diaspora can play in Italy in transnational development initiatives between Italy and Burkina Faso;
  • The action of networks that are active and include decentralised cooperation initiatives in Italy and Burkina Faso through exchange, the dissemination of innovative methodologies and the joint allocation of resources to finance actions related to the initiative.

Despite the political challenges, the programme has adapted over its three years to maximise its impact and learn from the outcomes for future projects. The partnership between Italian banking foundations and local NGOs reflects a collaborative and multi-sectoral approach to addressing development challenges in Burkina Faso, aiming for a lasting and inclusive impact on the communities involved.

Our activities:

Monitoring and final programme evaluation were contracted to PuntoSud to provide critical support and improve project management. These services included the development and updating of theories of change, field missions and the drafting of mid-term and final evaluations.





Burkina Faso, Italy


WEBSITE


PARTNERS



DONORS

  • Fondazione Cariplo
  • Associazione di Fondazioni e di Casse di Risparmio (ACRI)
  • 28 fondazioni (Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, Fondazione Banco di Sardegna, Fondazione Cariparma, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Bolzano, Bra, Calabria e Lucania, Carrara, Civitavecchia, Cuneo, Fossano, Lucca, Modena, Orvieto, Perugia, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Salernitana, Savigliano, Spezia, Padova e Rovigo, Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, Monte Parma, Fondazione Varrone, Istituto Banco di Napoli – Fondazione)


BENEFICIARI

  • 2021 – 2022


PROJECT BUDGET 
EUR 127.607



YEARS
2014 – 2017



SECTORS OF INTERVENTION

Community and rural development, Food security/Agriculture, Migrations and diaspora, Support for entrepreneurship/Microcredit/Microfinance, Sustainable development



SDGs
SDGs Reduced Inequalities

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

CONSOLIDATING: OTHER PROJECTS

Fight against energy poverty: evaluation of the Doniamo Energia Calls

Through the evaluation of the Bandi Energia (Energy Call for Proposals), promoted by Fondazione Cariplo and Banco dell’Energia, we contribute to the development of intervention models finalised at avoiding that disadvantaged families in the Lombardy descend into structural poverty. We do this by focusing on promoting skills and territorial networks.

Read more

best beyond stereotypes

School and gender stereotypes: an innovative intervention model

With the Be.St. – Beyond Stereotypes project we promote the development of a systemic approach across primary schools in order to facilitate relationship building amongst children based on respect and the acknowledgement of diversity in order for future generations to become more aware of their potentials.

Read more

Evaluation of DGCS-MAE Initiatives in the Health Sector in Mozambique


Evaluation of DGCS-MAE Initiatives in the Health Sector in Mozambique

La valutazione è stata finalizzata all’analisi di alcuni progetti finanziati dal Governo italiano in Mozambico fra il 2006 e il 2011, a supporto dello sviluppo dei sistemi sanitari locali e delle risorse umane. La valutazione ha esaminato l‘efficienza ed efficacia dei progetti, coinvolgendo esperti settoriali per valutare l’impatto e la sostenibilità rispetto alle istituzioni locali coinvolte.



The evaluation main objective was to produce a comprehensive analysis of the following projects financed by the Italian Government in support of the health sector in Mozambique and implemented in the period 2006 – 2011:

  • Sviluppo dei sistemi sanitari locali – Iniziativa di appoggio al Piano di Formazione accelerata dei tecnici sanitari nella provincia di Sofala
  • Partecipazione italiana al finanziamento e alla gestione del programma settoriale del Governo Mozambicano per il settore sanitario PROSAUDE
  • Sostegno allo sviluppo delle risorse umane nel settore sanitario
  • Formazione di medici in Mozambico – Programma di supporto alla Facoltà di Medicina dell’Università Cattolica del Mozambico

Three of the four projects have been implemented directly by the Directorate General of Cooperation and Development of the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MAE), while one was implemented by the Italian NGO Medici con l’Africa CUAMM.

More specifically, the evaluation exercise aimed to investigate the programme efficiency and effectiveness of the four projects, taking into consideration the DAC criteria and the indications provided by the contracting agency. The appropriateness of the MAE strategy was also taken into consideration in the identification of the recommendations that were provided at the end of the evaluation exercise.

In line with the PuntoSud methodology, the evaluation exercise analysed the project logic and the deviation from the original plan (highlighting changes, and their causes), analysed stakeholder and the project management.

The evaluation exercise included a field survey conducted by three sectoral experts to assess the information collected in Italy and to identify the impact and sustainability of the projects with regard of the local institutions involved (Ministry of Health, Directorate of Health in the two target provinces of Maputo and Beira, the Catholic University of Beira – Faculty of Health Sciences, Training Centres of Maputo and Nhamatanda).




Africa


Mozambique


WEBSITE


PARTNER





BENEFICIARI

  • 2021 – 2022


PROJECT BUDGET 
EUR 14.794.533



YEARS
2012 – 2014



SECTORS OF INTERVENTION

Basic services/Infrastructure, Capacity building and professional training, Health/Healthcare



SDGs
SDGs Gender Equality SDGs Reduced Inequalities

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

CONSOLIDATING: OTHER PROJECTS

Fight against energy poverty: evaluation of the Doniamo Energia Calls

Through the evaluation of the Bandi Energia (Energy Call for Proposals), promoted by Fondazione Cariplo and Banco dell’Energia, we contribute to the development of intervention models finalised at avoiding that disadvantaged families in the Lombardy descend into structural poverty. We do this by focusing on promoting skills and territorial networks.

Read more

best beyond stereotypes

School and gender stereotypes: an innovative intervention model

With the Be.St. – Beyond Stereotypes project we promote the development of a systemic approach across primary schools in order to facilitate relationship building amongst children based on respect and the acknowledgement of diversity in order for future generations to become more aware of their potentials.

Read more

MILE – Migrants Integration in the Labour market in Europe


MILE – Migrants Integration in the Labour market in Europe

Il progetto MILE si è posto come suo principale obiettivo lo sviluppo, attuazione e integrazione di un modello efficace di servizi tra di loro interconnessi, per l’integrazione lavorativa dei cittadini provenienti da paesi terzi (TCNS – Third-Country Nationals) basato sulla mobilitazione degli attori e il rispetto delle esigenze culturali, sociali ed economiche dei migranti, per promuovere una modello d’integrazione più sostenibile nel tempo.



Main activities:

  • To promote a critical reconstruction of the intervention in its first phase aimed at the preparation of the project monitoring plan;
  • To elaborate a specific study on the mid-term intervention model
  • To present an analysis of the results achieved at the end of the project, highlighting deviations from the plan, external conditions that have unfavorably / favorably affected the implementation, the strategies put in place by project’s partners to overcome the difficulties emerged, good practices, to suggest proposals for improvements and for the possible development of other line of post-intervention work.

The work was conducted through the documentary study of the reports, the main monitoring tools and deliverables produced and of the data collected within the partnership. The collected data were triangulated and further deepened by interviews with all the main partners of consortium, evaluated as particularly interesting for the purpose of analysis (online and in presence interviews).




Europa


Austria, Greece, Italy, Spain


WEBSITE






BENEFICIARIES

  • 120 TCNs (including 20 refugees) trained and supported through the MILE model (ad-hoc training, tutoring, work experience and post-placement support)
  • 400 TCNs that benefit of the improved and strengthened training, employment and job guidance services
  • 60 stakeholders from EU whose skills, methodologies and tools for the integration of TCNs in the labour market are strengthened
  • Actors and stakeholders from further 6 EU countries reached through the dissemination and mainstreaming phase


BUDGET PROGETTO
EUR



YEARS
2018 – 2021



SECTORS OF INTERVENTION 

Advocacy/Awareness raising/Comunication, Capacity building and professional training, Civil society, Human rights and Governance/Accountability, Migrations and diaspora



SDGs
SDGs Reduced Inequalities

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

SHARING: OTHER PROJECTS

Engaging young rural European citizens in a gender responsive approach to soil protection

The ‘Rural voices’ project, involving 12 organizations across 14 European countries, operates in rural communities by experimenting with a new learning-centered approach for non-formal education in rural areas. It will engage 21 million young European rural citizens, locally and globally, in sustainable development efforts within their communities. PuntoSud will handle the financial support management.

Read more

Training of candidate volunteers of the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps

The European Solidarity Corps programme aims to provide young people, including those with fewer opportunities, with easily accessible opportunities for engagement in solidarity activities, while improving and validating their competences.

Read more

Civil society and human rights in Eswatini

In Eswatini we support human rights associations through the promotion of knowledge and participatory methods, thus facilitating the work of local networks and the interaction between different public and private entities operating in the African country.

Read more

Monitoring and evaluation of the projects funded within the call for proposal “Country Programs” in India, Sri Lanka and Ecuador


Monitoring and evaluation of the projects funded within the call for proposal Country Programs in India, Sri Lanka and Ecuador

The Country Programme in India, Sri Lanka and Ecuador was an initiative financed by Fondazione Cariplo and Fondazione Peppino Vismara. The programme aimed at promoting country-projects through local and transnational development actions. Within this framework, the monitoring and evaluation task was assigned to Fondazione PuntoSud, for the entire duration of the initiative (3 years).



Three projects were financed and implemented by the Italian NGOs FEM (to manage the action in India), ICEI (to manage the action in Sri Lanka) and ACRA (to manage the action in Ecuador).

The evaluation system was put in place to accompany the progresses, follow up the results achieved and to formulate appropriate guidance and elaborate lesson learnt targeting both implementers and donor agencies.

The three projects were similar in size and approach. All of them included an economic development dimension and the promotion of transitional link between the country of implementation and the respective community of migrants in Italy. Nevertheless, the three projects also presented important differences in term of sectors and method of implementation, pushing for the definition of a common evaluation framework and ad hoc, tailored, investigations.

  • In Ecuador the project “rimesse per lo sviluppo” (remittance for development, implemented by the Italian NGO ACRA) aimed at contributing to the economic and social growth of the Ecuadorian population through a better channelling of remittances toward development of small water and sanitation actions.
  • In India, the NGO FEM, was responsible for the project “Modelli microimprenditoriali e servizi per lo sviluppo socio-economico dei working poor” (microentrepreneurial models and service for the socio-economic development of the working poor) , intended to improve the living conditions of the working poor in India, through the development of micro-finance networks, innovative models of micro-entrepreneurial activities the link between the Punjab’s communities and migrant communities in Italy.
  • The project “Creazione di micro e piccole imprese multisettoriali in Sri Lanka” (Creation of micro and mall multisectoral enterprises in Sri Lanka) implemented by the Italian NGO ICEI”, was finally aimed to support a culture of dialogue and integration in Italy between the Italian and Sri Lankan citizens, activating micro and small enterprises in Sri Lanka in the agriculture, livestock and sustainable tourism sectors.
  • The M&E exercise implied the elaboration of a common monitoring and reporting system able to detect systematically the progress of project activities and produce the necessary information for periodic and overall assessment of the projects.
  • A critical support to the implementation process – to highlight and communicate to the donor agencies – was also ensured through constant feedbacks and follow up or recommendations.
  • Nine evaluation full reports were developed on the basis of studies conducted on the field by teams composed by PuntoSud staff and experts.
  • In addition, quarterly reports (18 in totals) were produced, containing a narrative and a financial section, to state the degree of progress of the three projects.

A special focus, finally, was given to investigate the co-development dimension of the program, more specifically to assess the degree to which the projects did succeed in valorise the role of migrants and their associations in supporting transnational development initiatives.





Ecuador, India, Sri Lanka


WEBSITE


PARTNER





BENEFICIARI

  • 2.700 Groups and families in target countries
  • 1.700 Enterprises, small economic activities
  • 2.300 Migrants in Italy
  • 45.000 Indirect beneficiaries (target communities)


BUDGET PROGETTO
1.814.355 EUR



ANNO
2010 – 2014



SETTORI DI INTERVENTO  

Basic services/Infrastructure, Capacity building and professional training, Community and rural development, Migrations and diaspora, Support for entrepreneurship/Microcredit/Microfinance, WASH/Water



  SDGs
  SDGs Reduced Inequalities

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

CONSOLIDATING: OTHER PROJECTS

Fight against energy poverty: evaluation of the Doniamo Energia Calls

Through the evaluation of the Bandi Energia (Energy Call for Proposals), promoted by Fondazione Cariplo and Banco dell’Energia, we contribute to the development of intervention models finalised at avoiding that disadvantaged families in the Lombardy descend into structural poverty. We do this by focusing on promoting skills and territorial networks.

Read more

best beyond stereotypes

School and gender stereotypes: an innovative intervention model

With the Be.St. – Beyond Stereotypes project we promote the development of a systemic approach across primary schools in order to facilitate relationship building amongst children based on respect and the acknowledgement of diversity in order for future generations to become more aware of their potentials.

Read more

Strengthening support for sustainable growth of Fondazione Rava – N.P.H


Strengthening support for sustainable growth of Fondazione Rava – N.P.H

PuntoSud supported the Rava-N.P.H. Italy Foundation in a path of organizational strengthening aimed at increasing access to European Commission’s funding opportunities, in particular from the DG in charge of humanitarian aid and international cooperation. The project included support for the Foundation’s internal procedures adjustment, a training course on EU themes and project management, and analysis of cooperation opportunities with the EU and project proposal preparation.



The activities of this organizational strengthening process for the Rava-N.P.H. Italy Foundation funded by the Cariplo Foundation’s Capacity Building grant are related to three main components:

  • Internal procedures review: adjustment of internal procedures for procurement and code of conduct to international standards to facilitate access to EU funds and improve project management;
  • Dedicated training course: development and delivery of virtual classroom training sessions on: access to EU funding for development cooperation projects; project writing; monitoring and evaluation; budgeting; introduction to the EU Solidarity Corps program.
  • Specific support: analysis of cooperation opportunities with the EU in the Foundation’s intervention countries and support in preparing project proposals.



Italia


Italy


WEBSITE






BENEFICIARI

  • Staff of Fondazione Rava N.P.H. Italy and NPH International


BUDGET PROGETTO
17.000 EUR



ANNO
2020 – 2021



SETTORI DI INTERVENTO  

Capacity building and professional training, Civil society, Humanitarian aid/Emergency



SDGs
4 Quality Education

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

SHARING: OTHER PROJECTS

Engaging young rural European citizens in a gender responsive approach to soil protection

The ‘Rural voices’ project, involving 12 organizations across 14 European countries, operates in rural communities by experimenting with a new learning-centered approach for non-formal education in rural areas. It will engage 21 million young European rural citizens, locally and globally, in sustainable development efforts within their communities. PuntoSud will handle the financial support management.

Read more

Training of candidate volunteers of the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps

The European Solidarity Corps programme aims to provide young people, including those with fewer opportunities, with easily accessible opportunities for engagement in solidarity activities, while improving and validating their competences.

Read more

Civil society and human rights in Eswatini

In Eswatini we support human rights associations through the promotion of knowledge and participatory methods, thus facilitating the work of local networks and the interaction between different public and private entities operating in the African country.

Read more

Enhancing WFP staff’s understanding of EC funding


Enhancing WFP staff’s understanding of EC funding

World Food Programme (WFP) is one of the most important partner of the European Union and needs to keep its staff constantly updated on the EU rules and procedures. For this reasons it requested PuntoSud to develop some eLearning modules on the use of the DG ECHO Single Form and on the management of International Development Cooperation projects



Thanks to its long-lasting experience in supporting DG ECHO partners, in 2016 PuntoSud was contracted by the World Food Programme (WFP) – Brussels office to develop an ad hoc eLearning course on the use of the ECHO eSingle Form.

The aim of this course was to give a specific and practical overview on how to fill in the Single Form format at proposal and reporting stages and to ensure WFP Country Offices’ key staff to develop quality proposals to be submitted to DG ECHO. The eLearning was developed by PuntoSud experts in cooperation with WFP relevant staff and published in WFP learning platform.

After this successful experience, in 2018 WFP requested to develop another eLearning course on how to deal with EU development funding opportunities and Grant implementation. Its main aim was to inform country offices’ staff on how to negotiate with EU delegations to get grants and how to manage these grants according to EU rules. Also this course was developed by PuntoSud and published in WFP learning platform.

Both courses were updated by PuntoSud experts in 2021-2022 on request of WFP based on novelties on the EU rules and procedures.

These elearning modules were developed using Articulate 360 Rise and Storyline applications. The courses were enriched by photos and videos (from Articulate and WFP archives), interactive tools (e.g. reading in tabs, drag and drop features) and quizzes (multiple choices, drag and drops and games).




Mondo


World Wide


WEBSITE


PARTNER





BENEFICIARI

  • WFP staff based in HQs and Country offices


BUDGET PROGETTO
85.650 EUR



ANNO
2016 – 2021



SETTORI DI INTERVENTO  

Capacity building and professional training, Humanitarian aid/Emergency



SDGs
4 Quality Education 

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

SHARING: OTHER PROJECTS

Engaging young rural European citizens in a gender responsive approach to soil protection

The ‘Rural voices’ project, involving 12 organizations across 14 European countries, operates in rural communities by experimenting with a new learning-centered approach for non-formal education in rural areas. It will engage 21 million young European rural citizens, locally and globally, in sustainable development efforts within their communities. PuntoSud will handle the financial support management.

Read more

Training of candidate volunteers of the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps

The European Solidarity Corps programme aims to provide young people, including those with fewer opportunities, with easily accessible opportunities for engagement in solidarity activities, while improving and validating their competences.

Read more

Civil society and human rights in Eswatini

In Eswatini we support human rights associations through the promotion of knowledge and participatory methods, thus facilitating the work of local networks and the interaction between different public and private entities operating in the African country.

Read more

Enhancing FAO staff’s in the management of EU resources


Enhancing FAO staff’s in the management of EU resources

The PuntoSud–Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) capacity building program was designed to ensure a smooth EU-FAO long-lasting cooperation with the common goal of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger around the world.



The EU has always been one of the major resource partners of FAO.

In the period 2008-2016, FAO entrusted several projects to PuntoSud with the objective to strengthening FAO’s staff (FAO Country Representatives, technical and operational staff active in Latin America, Middle East, Central and South-East Asia, Africa and Europe) with regard of the mobilisation of EU resources for FAO development programme worldwide.

The main project activities may be summarised as follows:

  • Study and analysis of the European institutions, their decision-making mechanisms and policies on international development cooperation and humanitarian aid.
  • Development, dissemination and updating of a “flexible” training module (adaptable to the needs of the various FAO offices in the world) delivered in 29 sessions with the aim of facilitating the FAO-EU cooperation at all stages of the project cycle.
  • The development of an eLearning to facilitate the work of the FAO regional offices on a continuous basis.

This learning programme aimed at ensuring:

  • An assessment to gather information about the most common criticalities encountered by FAO in the processes of design, implementation and evaluation of FAO-EU projects;
  • The identification and sharing of information of the main EU cooperation policies (e.g. strategic documents and multi-annual programming);
  • The development of a good partnership FAO-EU, encouraging proper planning of interventions within the guidelines proposed by the EU;
  • The creation of proper guidelines for accountable implementation and reporting of projects, in line with the FAO and EU PAGoDA procedures.



Mondo


World Wide


WEBSITE


PARTNER



DONATORE/I
FAO



BENEFICIARI

  • 800 FAO officers and experts from over 80 countries


BUDGET PROGETTO
267.448 EUR



ANNO
2008 – 2016



SETTORI DI INTERVENTO  

Capacity building and professional training, Granting and Sub-granting



SDGs
4 Quality Education

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

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Training of candidate volunteers of the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps

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Elaboration of a theory of change of two projects of the Ufficio Pio


Elaboration of a theory of change of two projects of the Ufficio Pio

Accompanying work to the Pio Office, for the construction of a theory of functional change to the design of two projects to combat poverty in charge of the Pio Office. The work has led to capitalize on the experience gained to strengthen interventions aimed at contributing to the social and economic inclusion of people and families in difficulty.



Definition of the ToC in participatory form, with the involvement of various public and private organisations form Piedmont.

More specifically:

  • preparation of the work, conducted in a participatory perspective and with all levels and internal staff;
  • making the most of the reflections already developed at the level of the three-year strategy;
  • training and support/facilitation of the ToC working group;
  • consideration of possible internal changes needed to generate the desired impact;
  • elaboration of some suggestions for integration with monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Preparation of two final reports
  • Debriefing meetings with target institutions



Italia


Italy


WEBSITE


PARTNER





BENEFICIARIES

  • 20 operators of Ufficio Pio and other organisations form Piedmont


PROJECT BUDGET
15.000 EUR



YEARS
2020 – 2021



SECTORS OF INTERVENTION

Capacity building and professional training



SDGs
SDGs Reduced Inequalities

LA STORIA DEL PROGETTO



PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO

PARTNER
15 consorzi finanziati

BUDGET PROGETTO
5555 EURO


  • €100.000

    valore progetto

  • 125

    alunni della scuola primaria

  • 250

    genitori

  • 20

    insegnanti

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Fight against energy poverty: evaluation of the Doniamo Energia Calls

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