Annual Project Report 2012: Communities Programme.
The given report outlines activities carried out and the results achieved by UNDP Communities Programme (CP) throughout 2012. In 2012 the UNDP Communities Programme, through implementation of its projects involving all 5 Area Offices in Soughd, Khatlon, and the Rasht and Zerafshan valleys, continued working within its mandate that is reduced poverty and improved local governance. CP was able to achieve substantive results during the reporting period due to innovative approaches put in place and value for money principles applied while implementing programmes and projects. This includes (1) establishment of Trust Fund mechanism to support DDPs implementation process; (2) enhancing public and private dialogue at the district level and their linkages with oblast and national level counterparts; (3) Creation of Business Challenge Fund as a mean to improve the access of the private sector to the financing institutions; (4) and application of e-governance elements for more extensive government and public interactions.