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TitleAgenda for Transformation Midterm Progress Review October 31, 2016
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Forward from the Minister………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5

Acknowledgements…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..6

List of Acronyms………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………12

Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….15

PART I - INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..20

CHAPTER 1 - OVERVIEW…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..21

Background ................................................................................................................................... 21

Scope of the Review ...................................................................................................................... 22

Approach and Methodology ......................................................................................................... 23

PART II - FROM THE ACTION PLAN TO THE AGENDA FOR TRANSFORMATION 26

CHAPTER 2 - THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORKS ........................................................... 27

National Development Planning ....................................................................................................... 27

The AfT & Vision 2030 ....................................................................................................................... 28

Assumptions underpinning the AfT .............................................................................................. 29

CHAPTER 3 - FINANCING OF THE AFT 38

Estimated Cost .............................................................................................................................. 38

Total Spending .............................................................................................................................. 38

Sources of AfT Financing ............................................................................................................... 39

ODA Funding Modalities ............................................................................................................... 40

Timeliness of ODA ......................................................................................................................... 41

ODA Effectiveness ......................................................................................................................... 41

Conclusions on the Prospects of Attaining the High-Level Objectives of the AfT ........................ 43

Options for the Way Forward ....................................................................................................... 44

Part III - ACHIEVEMENTS BY PILLAR 45

CHAPTER 4 - PILLAR I-PEACE, SECURITY, AND RULE OF LAW 46

Planned Interventions ....................................................................................................................... 46

Financing of Pillar I ............................................................................................................................ 46

Achievements.................................................................................................................................... 47

Results and Outcomes ...................................................................................................................... 51

Progress on National Key Indicators ............................................................................................. 51

Proxy Indicators ............................................................................................................................ 52

Cross-Cutting Issues .......................................................................................................................... 54

Conclusions and Recommendations ................................................................................................. 54

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Increasing access to safe water supply, sanitation, and hygiene practices

Accomplishment Ministries, Agencies,
and Commissions

Training
• 836 hygiene promoters, 731 Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) facilitators, 431 teachers, PTA,

and hygiene members, and 140 hand pump attendants trained
• 56 healthcare waste handlers and environmental health technicians trained in health waste

management and occupational health & safety


WASH Working Group

Policy Frameworks and Assessments
• WASH Sector Investment Plan, Sector Capacity Development Plan, and Schools Protocol developed
• Nationwide assessment of WASH in schools and in health facilities completed.

WASH Working Group

Infrastructure
• 432 hand-dug wells have been constructed and rehabilitated in 7 counties, providing improved access

to water supply for over 108,000 people
• 16 kiosks have been constructed and rehabilitated, benefiting 24,000 people
• Two motorized water supply systems have been constructed in Ganta and Pleebo, benefiting over

3000 people
• 10,566 family latrines have been constructed, resulting in 383 communities in 7 counties being

declared Open Defecation Free. WASH facilities have been constructed and rehabilitated in 248
schools, benefiting 48,300 children

WASH Working Group

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Building a social protection system for the poorest and most vulnerable households and groups

Accomplishment Ministries, Agencies,
and Commissions

Social Assistance
• More than 210,000 primary school children provided daily school meals
• 3,813 households were receiving transfers averaging U$25 per family monthly, as educational grant

for children in primary and secondary schools, in Bomi and Maryland Counties

Ministry of Gender,
Children, and Social
Protection (MGCSP)

Institutional and Legal Framework
• A Social Protection Strategy and Policy, which proposes the building of a comprehensive social

protection system, was adopted in July 2013
• In October 2014, the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGCSP) was created—

Merging the Ministry of Gender Development with the Department of Social Welfare (formerly at
the Ministry of Health).

• Inter-Ministerial Social Protection Committee established with MGCSP as the chair

MPEA (erstwhile)
Governance Commission

MGCSP

Research
• Diagnostic study of social protection in Liberia was conducted in 2012 with support of the World

Bank.

MPEA (erstwhile)

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