Projects

 


 Name of Project

Year

Country

Recipient

 

Short description

Development and Operationalization of the M&E system for the Judiciary Transformation Framework

2013

Kenya

Kenya Judiciary/ GIZ

Supporting the Kenya Judiciary to develop monitoring and evaluation framework, establish the baseline and performance monitoring of the on-going Judiciary Transformation. This M&E system will provide information required to assess the outputs and outcomes of the Judiciary Transformation.

Political Economy of the Kenya Judiciary

2012

Kenya

World Bank

Designing a Judicial Performance Improvement Program (JPIP) to support the Kenya Judiciary with the objective of improving the capacity and performance of the judiciary to deliver judicial services that are critical for public accountability and user satisfaction

Development of the GJLOS Policy Framework Paper and Alignment with National Policy Framework

2011

Kenya

Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs

Develop a Policy Framework Paper on Governance, Justice, Law and Order Reform Programme for Kenya, based on the findings of this overall task, to lead and advice the policy framework debate, to develop a robust white paper for presentation to the cabinet. Policy Framework Paper to inform the design of the next phase of GJLOS.

Towards National Cohesion and Unity in Kenya Ethnic Diversity Audit of the Civil Service

2011

Kenya

National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC)

Carried out an audit of the Ethnic Composition of Kenya’s Civil Service

Monitoring of the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation Agreements 

2008 –to date

Kenya

Panel of Eminent African Personalities

Monitoring the implementation of the Agreements of the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation and

Provide regular reports on the achievements, challenges and issues that need to be addressed over time.

Independent Compliance Verification Agency for Kenya Multi-Country AIDS Programme

2008- to date

Kenya

National AIDS Control Council

Carrying out an independent compliance verification of the selection of projects funded under the Multi-Country AIDS Programme funded by World Bank, DFID and GoK. The purpose is to mitigate the risk of selecting unsuitable projects and promote accountability in application of the selection guidelines.

Review of Institute for Education in Democracy strategic plan

2008

 

Kenya

DFID

Carried out the end of IED strategic plan review to identify the extent to which the organisation achieved its strategic objectives and propose future strategic orientation.

Development of criteria for funds allocation and medium term strategy for developing one UN Programme

2007/08

Tanzania

UN Tanzania

Developed the criteria for the allocation of the One UN Fund Resources and the Medium Term Strategy for the development of the One UN Programme as part of the overall institutional reforming of the UN.

Country Harmonisation and Alignment

2007

Kenya

National AIDS Control Council and UNAIDS

Assessment of the harmonisation and alignment of national partners and development partners (engaged in the national response to HIV and AIDS) within the context of the “three ones”

UN Reform

2007

Tanzania

UN in Tanzania – RCO

Developed the criteria for allocation of the One UN Fund Resources and a medium term strategy and road map for the One UN Programme (2008-2011)

Voter Education

2007

Kenya

UNDP/ Electoral Commission of Kenya

Provision of programme management consultancy services to the voter education programme in Kenya

Technical needs assessment and development of technical support plan

2007

Rwanda

UNAIDS/ National AIDS Control Commission

Assessment of human resources capacity of UN agencies and national HIV and AIDS coordinating organisations and development of a technical support plan.

Positioning and consolidation of the role of Anti-Corruption Commission in the wider governance sector in Zambia

2007

Zambia

Anti-Corruption Commission / DFiD

Assessment of the role of Anti-Corruption of Zambia in the wider governance reform in Zambia and recommending ways of consolidating the role of ACC in coordinating anti-corruption initiatives.

Development of a strategic plan for Panos Southern African

2007

Zambia

Panos Southern Africa

Development of the strategic plan for Panos Southern Africa for the period 2007-2011

Civic/Voter Education Programme – Zambia

2006

Zambia

UNDP/ Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)

South provided technical advice to ECZ on the provision of voter education in support of the just completed tripartite elections in Zambia. The programme included a large a voter education media campaign.

National Civic Education Programme – Rwanda

2006/7

Rwanda

UNDP/ National Electoral Commission

A review of past civic education initiatives in Rwanda and the design of a strategic framework for the national civic education programme including the drafting of relevant training materials.

Sida-UNICEF mid term evaluation

2006

Kenya

Sida

An evaluation of Sida’s support to UNICEF in Kenya, including project grants to CSOs

Sida-UNIFEM mid term evaluation

2006

Kenya

Sida

An evaluation of Sida’s support to UNIFEM in Kenya including project grants to CSOs

Civic education programme for the referendum on the proposed new Constitution

2005/6

Kenya

UNDP on behalf of several donors

South designed and managed the implementation and monitoring of a nation-wide civic education programme, targeting all potential voters in the 2005 referendum, with non-partisan content-based education.  This assignment included the selecting, contracting and training of 30 NGOs and over 750 community-based facilitators.

National Civic Education Programme

2005/6

Uganda

DFID

South conducted a review of the management arrangements for NCEP, with recommendations for improvement and a revised implementation time-table.  Thereafter South was contracted to manage the implementation of the first phase of the programme, including the drafting of materials, selection of CSOs, grand management and overseeing the implementation of an electronic media strategy.

Governance Justice Law and Order Sector (GJLOS) review

2004/7

Kenya

GoK and basket fund donors

Advisory team to the GJLOS programme, to review this SWAP, make recommendations for improved programme performance and facilitate the Joint Review meeting of stakeholders comprising about 100 GoK, donor and civil society representatives

Danida Country Frame for Kenya

2005

Kenya

Danida

Designed Danida’s Human Rights and Good Governance (5 year) Programme in Kenya, identifying suitable CSO grant recipients

Civic and Voter Education Programme for Tanzania

2004/5

Tanzania

UNDP

Provision of technical assistance in the design and set up of a national civic education programme geared towards the 2005 elections and beyond

South/New Sudan Civic Education Programme

2004/5

South/ New Sudan

National Working Group / PACT

The assignment involves designing a framework for conducting a large-scale civic education programme starting with the dissemination of peace protocols in South/New Sudan; developing the capacity of indigenous South/New Sudan CSOs to implement the civic education activities; and developing materials to facilitate delivery of civic education

Non State Actors  (NSA) Engagement with Government

2004

Kenya

EU

South, in conjunction with Intermedia Nordic Consulting Group carried out a feasibility study on the type of networks in the Civil Society and private sectors (NSA) that can facilitate engagement with Government under the Cotonou agreement framework. Based on findings of the study, we designed a programme for the NSAs engagement with government on the Cotonou agreement. The programme focuses on developing mechanisms for engagement with government at policy level and monitoring of government implementation of policy.

NGO Council Strategic Planning and Organisational Development 

2004

Kenya

NGO Council

South facilitated the development of the NGO Council’s Strategic Plan for 2005 to 2010. The purpose of the assignment was to identify the key strategic priorities that the Council should pursue in order to effectively discharge its mandate.

Environmental assessment for DANIDA/MS ’s  Human Rights and Good Governance Programme in Kenya

2004

Kenya

DANIDA/ MS

DANIDA contracted South to assess the implications of Kenya’s new transition for carrying out human rights and good governance programmes especially by civil society organisations. The assignment also concerned finding out capacity needs for CSOs in the context of the new political dispensation in Kenya.

The National (anti-corruption) Policy Monitoring and Adv. Programme

2004

Kenya

Transparency International

Facilitated programme design and review of Strategic Plan

Independent Medico Legal Unit (IMLU) – Strategic Planning

2004

Kenya

IMLU (Civil Society )

IMLU works within the Human Rights and Good Governance Sector. This work involves facilitating the development of IMLU’s strategic plan for 2005 to 2010.

CSOs capacity needs assessment for monitoring of government

2004

Kenya

NGO Council/ World Bank

Carried out an assessment of the capacity needs of CSOs in Kenya to monitor government and recommending ways of filling the capacity gaps.

Institutional Analysis of the Non-State Actors (NSA) in Kenya

2003

Kenya

DFID

This study was carried out through European Centre for Development Policy and Management (ECDPM) at the request of DFID East Africa and EU. The study sought to examine the potential of NSAs to impact on policy formulation and implementation. It also sought to identify opportunities and entry points for donors to engage with NSAs. The study identified effective methodologies for NSAs engagement with the government and donors; and identified approaches for effective networking.

Ministry of Health Global Fund to fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis Programme

2003

Kenya

MoH

South developed the monitoring and evaluation framework and system for the programme. The work involved reviewing the current M&E sub systems in existence within the Ministry of Health and the civil society organisations and developing a comprehensive framework that utilises existing systems.

Malawi Civic Education Programme

2003

Malawi

IMCHRD / UNDP

 

South was contracted by UNDP and the Inter- Ministerial Committee on Human Rights and Democracy to design a national framework for the delivery of civic education in Malawi. The framework spelt out the mechanisms for collaboration with actors in the government and civil society. It also provided a strategy for maximising impact. A targeting strategy and performance monitoring system were developed.

Kenya Domestic Observers Programme (K-DOP)

2003

Kenya

LiMID Group of Donors

South carried out a post- programme evaluation of the K-DOP. This involved assessing the achievements and shortfalls of the programme and making recommendations for improvement of similar programmes.

Donor Information Centre on Elections (DICE-K) – Kenya

2002-2003

Kenya

LiMID Group of Donors

Provided technical assistance in collecting, analysing and disseminating information on electoral process, campaign and results of the 2002 elections in Kenya. South was involved in providing briefs to international and domestic observers on the election based on data that South was collecting on regular basis.

National Civic Education Programme (NCEP) phase 1 – Kenya

2000 to 2002

Kenya

LiMID Group of Donors

Provided technical assistance for NCEP I in the areas of programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building for CSOs, managing the grant making process and materials development. The programme was implemented by over 70 CSOs organised under 4 consortia. The programme covered over 80% of the country and directly reached about 5 million adults.

Uganda National Civic Education Programme

2001

Uganda

EU / DFID 

 

South was contracted to design the framework for continuous civic education in Uganda and developed the programme document for the programme. The framework spelt out the stakeholders and the mechanisms for collaboration with actors in the government and civil society. Aspects of financial management of the Joint Financing Account were detailed as was a targeting strategy and performance monitoring system.

DANIDA Kenya Country Framework

2001

Kenya

DANIDA

Finalised the Danida Country Frame on Human Rights, Good Governance and Democracy in Kenya. This concerned developing a programme document and assisting in identifying the main themes for funding. A capacity assessment of some CSOs earlier funded by Danida was also carried out with a view to analysing the potential of the civil society to foster social-political transformation.

 

 

 

 

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