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Output 3.1: TDAs are negotiated and approved by technical stakeholders
• Recruitment of a Science Coordinator to the Project responsible/accountable to the PD for preparation and development of the TDAs
• Develop for approval of the PD a Work-Plan for formulation of the 2 TDAs (Work-Plan to include, among other things, methodology, budget, and detailed timetable). PD will share Work-Plan with other PMs of Programme partners for comment.
• Establish Lead Agencies (LA) for TDAs and senior level contact point in the Lead Agencies, in each country.
• Develop National Workplans for TDA formulation for each country. Workplans to include necessary activities, budget, plans for stakeholder consultations and timelines.
• Develop a plan for Stakeholder consultation at regional level (principally a regional based stakeholder workshop to review/comment upon the draft TDAs.)
• Prepare the two draft TDAs and circulate among participating countries, Programme partners, and other regional institutions and organizations for comment.
• Finalise the two draft TDAs.
• Editing, design, publication and distribution of the finalized TDAs and other relevant materials/reports emanating from the TDA process.
A. Science Coordinator identified and recruited
B. Overall Project TDA Formulation Work-Plan and Budget
C. National lead Agencies established
D. TDA Stakeholder consultation plans adopted
E. National TDA Work-Plans and Budgets
F. Report from Regional TDA Stakeholder Workshop
G. Two TDAs adopted by Steering Committee
Output 3.2: SAPs are negotiated and adopted by policy level stakeholders
• Establish Inter-ministerial Committees (IMC) in each country. IMC to be chaired by the senior contact point in the Lead Agency.
• Establish Programme level Policy Steering Committee
• Develop drafts of the 2 SAPs through provision of extensive and ongoing consultations with political level representatives of the participating countries and regional entities as necessary
• Legal review of draft SAPs
• Forward the 2 draft SAPs to countries for comment. This task to be the responsibility of the Chairs of the IMCs.
• Share draft SAPs with other Stakeholders as agreed/approved by Programme level Policy Steering Committee
• Finalise the two draft SAPs
• In cooperation with the Nairobi Convention and other sources, arrange for SAPs to be signed by all appropriate Ministers within each Government
• Formal adoption of SAPs by the Nairobi Convention, with consideration given to possible development of related Protocols to the Convention.
• Editing, design, publication and distribution of the finalized SAPs in text and visual formats.
A. Interministerial Committees established and active
B. Policy level Programme Steering Committee established and active
C. Reports from National Inter-ministerial Committees
D. Reports from ASCLME Programme Policy Committee
E. Legal Review Document of draft SAPS
F. Formal adopted and Signed SAPs (for Agulhas LME and Eastern Africa sub-LME)
Output 3.3: Financial resources are brokered to ensure financial sustainability of monitoring, evaluation and information systems to support the LME approach
• Recruitment of a Fiscal and Governance Sustainability Advisor to work with the ASCLME Policy and Governance Coordinator
• Identification of local/national level Fiscal and Governance Specialists
• Development of a plan for systematic and ongoing donor information and consultation (including regular progress updates to enrolled and potential donors)
• Active Donor Conferences during Project lifetime
• Assistance to countries to structure budgeting requirements for monitoring, evaluation and development of information management systems to support the LME approach
A. Fiscal and governance Sustainability Advisor recruited
B. National specialists identified
C. Donor Consultation and Communication Plan
D. Donor Information Update Reports
E. Donor Conference
F. National Guideline documents on Fiscal and Governance Sustainability
Output 3.4: Institutional, programme and human capacity building requirements are identified and addressed through training initiatives
• ICBS to work with countries to identify national CB&T specialists/advisors
• Project to adopt Specialist Training Advisors for oceanographic and coastal survey/assessment needs,
• ICBS to undertake a preliminary analysis of ASCLME Programme and other ‘regional initiatives’ related training and capacity building initiatives.
• ICBS to arrange a Programme level training and capacity building work-group
• ICBS/PCU to arrange and host a regional workshop (to include other related organisations and initiatives) to produce an overview of current and planned training and capacity building initiatives and needs
• ICBS/PCU to produce a draft, comprehensive regional work programme to address training and capacity building initiatives. The work programme to include an overview, general rationale, training and capacity building initiatives being recommended, specific rationale for each, budgets, deliverables, timelines, and options for sustainability of the efforts.
• ICBS to work with individual countries to develop a national level work programme focussing on national needs
• Implementation of specific training and capacity building activities
A. National CB&T Specialists identified
B. Specialist training Advisors for oceanography and coastal survey/assessment identified
C. Programme level CB&T Working Group established
D. Preliminary Training and Capacity Building Analysis Report (National and Regional Level) coordinated at Programme level (i.e. with SWIOPF, WIO-LaB and other initiatives)
E. Report from Regional Workshop on current and planned T&CB initiatives and needs
F. Regional Work Programme (as defined above) for T&CB
G. National level Work programmes in similar vein
H. Annual T&CB Implementation Reports