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Municipal Finance and Capacity Building (MFCB) Programme Progress-March

Municipal Finance and Capacity Building (MFCB) Programme Status

Last Update: March 1, 2022
Start Date: 1 Feb 2019 Expected completion date: 31 January 2023
Total Activities: 49 Completed Activities: 5

Progress Status Completed Activities
1)   Inception Workshop (1.1.1)
2)   Procurement and Contract Management Training (1.1.8)
3)   Support for preparation of Municipal Investment Facility guidelines including revision of existing common loan and grants policy (4.2.1)
4)   Develop loan recovery policy and guidelines for TDF (4.2.2)
Develop PPP financing policy, manual/guidelines for TDF (4.3.2)

MFCB Planned Activities

Ref No.

Activities

Expected Completion Date

Status

Plan

1.1.2

Support for preparation and review of municipal Strategic Plan and Profiling

June-22

5-IUDPs under Review

Review and report findings- 5 IUDPs

1.1.3

Support for preparation of common LED Strategy for municipalities

April-22

Document complete for procurement

 

1.1.4

Municipal Financing Strategy Developed

May-22

RFP Issued

Contract agreement

1.1.5

Training and Preparation of Medium Term Expenditure Plan for the Municipality

April-22

RFP Issued

Contract agreement

1.1.6

Training and Preparation of Capital Investment Plan and Asset Management Plan

May-22

RFP Issued

Contract agreement

1.1.7

Prepare Revenue Improvement Action Plan (RIAP)

June-22

Consultant mobilized

Proceed for procurement

1.1.9

Support Preparation of Procurement Plans

August-22

 

Plan and expedite

1.1.10

Prepare ICT based Guidelines and procedure document for IPT/Business Tax and House Rent Tax

June-22

Document complete for procurement

Proceed for procurement

1.1.12

Conduct seminars/workshops for advocating climate resilient and sustainable urban infrastructures

January-22

Training of in house staff completed. Preparation for the event

Proceed training event

1.1.13

Organize workshops to prepare civic education materials on disaster risk reduction for CBOs

February-22

Event preparation completed

Proceed training event

1.2.1

Support Selected pilot municipalities in automation of financial reporting including expenditure tracking system

April-22

Pilot municipalities selected

Write a concept note

1.2.2

Support pilot municipalities in designing and implementing street addressing system and house numbering system

April-22

Pilot municipalities- fixed, procurement process; document ready for procurement process

Proceed for procurement

1.2.3

Support to establish database of key taxes and service delivery in selected pilot municipalities

November-22

Document complete for procurement/proposed for merging with 1.2.5

Proceed for procurement

1.2.4

Introduce e-building permit system

September-22

Request letter to UNDP drafted for supporting source code

 

1.2.5

Support ICT-based municipal service delivery

November-22

Document complete for procurement/proposed for merging with 1.2.3

Proceed for procurement

1.2.6

Conduct advanced ICT Training to key officials of selected pilot municipalities for implementation of integration of revenue and service delivery

August-22

Pilot municipalities selected.

Finalize concept for the training

 

 

 

 

 

2.1

Support Project Development

 

 

 

2.1.1

Training and support on project development, including checklist, screening and prioritization of potential projects

November-22

Concept note developed

Finalize the concept note

2.1.2

Conduct pre-feasibility study for potential investments

February-22

7 projects have been visited and verified in eastern cluster

Carry out prefeasibility study of remaining municipalities

2.1.3

Prepare Detailed Project Reports for bankable investment projects

June-22

EoI under evaluation

Proceed for RFP

2.1.4

Support Design and Finance for urban regeneration including land development

July-22

EoI under evaluation

Proceed for RFP

2.1.5

Develop feasibility/DPR project pipeline for Smart Water Grid (SWG)

March-22

Preliminary discussion held, waiting for concept note

Coordinate with the team-Municipality, water supply board

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.1

Training on Participatory planning and budgetting process

June-22

Concept note under process in line with MOFAGA “local level budgeting and planning working procedure”

Prepare concept note

3.2.1

Support municipalities to prepare communication strategy for citizen engagement and public accountability in municipal services and taxation

April-22

Quotation collection process

Complete the procurement process

3.2.2

Support mechanisms to disclose key information in the municipality website in accordance with Right to Information Act

January-22

Concept note developed

Conduct web based information sharing

3.2.3

Support to ensure public hearing are conducted

January-22

Concept note drafted

 

3.2.4

Prepare common Grievance handling policy and operation manual for municipality

April-22

ToR finalized

Proceed for procurement

3.2.5

Support CSO capacity for demand of services

March-22

 

Prepare concept note

 

 

 

 

 

4.1

Support actions on non-grant financing products

 

 

 

4.1.1

Conduct Credit Rating Assessment of TDF

October-22

ToR finalized

Proceed for procurement

4.1.2

Conduct Study on gap analysis between best practices of other relevant municipal development banks and TDF

April-22

Draft Report submitted

Finalize the study report

4.1.3

Strengthen TDF’s online municipal project finance application system

December-22

Concept note finalized

Discuss with TDF IT section and provide support

4.1.4

Strengthen database and M/E system of TDF

December-22

 

Draft concept note

4.1.5

Strengthen TDF’s Appraisal System

March-22

ToR finalized

Proceed for procurement

4.1.6

Preparation of DPR of model green building

May-21

EoI under evaluation

complete evaluatand proceed procurement

4.1.7

Provincial workshop conducted in 7 provinces on TDF’s Business Products, Services and application procedures tec.

December-22

Postponed due to OMICRON spread

 

4.1.8

Support the preparatory works for bond issuance strategy and guidelines

June-22

 

Sr. Banker will workout while on board

4.1.9

Conduct Market Study for bond issuence

June-22

 

Sr. Banker will workout while on board

4.2.3

Develop Impact Investment Strategy and Operation systems

May-22

 

Draft ToR

4.2.4

Develop Potential Impact Investment Concept Notes (related to climate resilient urban infrastructure) for implementation

January-22

Preparatory documents ongoing

3 Concept notes have been produced

4.2.5

Develop feasibility studies and DPRs for climate resilient urban infrastructure

June-22

EoI under evaluation

Proceed for RFP with revisiting ToR

4.2.6

Support advocacy and policy intervention on various related thematic areas including energy efficiency investments

June-22

 

NEEP regular program-energy audit

4.2.7

Conduct workshops and conferences on lessons learned from the MFCB pertaining to municipal finance

January-23

 

Draft concept note, and discussion models

4.3.1

Conduct workshop and initiation of PPP for high impact projects

October-22

 

Develop concept note and workout while PPP Expert on board

4.4

Conduct Impact Assessment of sector wise projects supported by TDF (Water Supply, Bus Park and Commercial Complex) including TDF’s contribution to the national economy

March-22

ToR Complete

Proceed for procurement

4.5

Conduct Study on TDF’s role, opportunities and challenges in the changed federal context

June-22

 

Draft ToR

4.6

Conduct Twinning Programme with an International Agency working on municipal infrastructure financing institution, such as Netherlands Municipal Bank (BNG) and Exposure Visits 18 personnel for Capacity Development