AfghanistanBandiera Afghanistan

Local development, “good governance” and strengthening of steering and expense control capacities. Proposal for an experimental assistance and training action to Herat Governorate’s structures (Afghanistan) supporting the implementation of the Provincial Development Plan (PDP)
Date Project value Client Donor
2010 –
ongoing
€ 583.535 Herat Governorate Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brief Description of project:
The overall objective of the project was to improve the processes of the democratic administration of the territory and institutions in the framework of the implementation of the Provincial Development Plan strengthening the capacities of management and control of the supply and expense procedures of Herat Governorate’s public functional structures. Namely, the action were focused on strengthening the Governorate’s technical department, both in the action of Budget execution and expense planning and in the purchase and supply system procedures. Therefore it promoted the transparency and accountability of the PA’s actions.

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ArgentinaBandiera Argentina

A.C.I.P.P.P. – Drilling techniques and oil production
Date Project value Client Donor
12/2009 -
03/2011
€ 600.000 Italians living in Argentina Italian Ministry of Labour, Health and social policy
Brief Description of project:
The main objective was to transfer Knowledge and skills to operate in the oil sector with a high level of operation. The educational strategy that characterizes this course is based on permanent connection between theory and practice: technical training was alternating periods of work experience in the oil sector. The objective of the course was to transmit competences in the management of the plant and create professional in the position of Assistant Chief of drilling equipment and production oil.

 

“Experts for ISO certification in the field of Quality, Environment and Food Security”
Date Project value Client Donor
12/2009 -
03/2011
€ 600.000 Italian community in Cordoba Italian Ministry of Labour, Health and social policy
Brief Description of project:
The project was focused on providing five integrated training courses for 24 Italian citizens resident in Argentina on quality certification (ISO 9001), the environmental management system (ISO 14001) and the management system for food security (ISO 22000) with a total duration of 580 hours.

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ChinaBandiera Cina

Training project for technicians and administrative executives of ministry of water resources (MOWR) of people's republic of china – water sector governance
Date Project value Client Donor
2000 -
2004
€ 865.463,83 Ministry of Water Resources of China Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brief Description of project:
This training program aimed at strengthening the ability in managing international projects in water sector and more generally in environment. It has been carried out by SudgestAid with the financial contribution of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the frame of the International Co-operation activities of the Ministry. It has been implemented on request of the Ministry of Water Resources of Peoples Republic of China.

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EgyptBandiera Egitto

Support for Modernization of Administration of Justice and Enhancement of Security
Date Project value Client Donor
2009 € 130.000 EC EC

Brief Description of project:
The objective of the project was to contribute to an effective judiciary in Egypt through the identification of the activities that will enhance the independence and effectiveness of administration of justice and judicial cooperation on criminal and civil matters proposing interventions in relation to the objectives of the European Community and the needs of the local context.

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IraqBandiera Iraq

“Strengthening the governance in the Province of Thi Qar"- Continuous training for Public Administration
Date Project value Client Donor
08/2011 -
on-going
€ 274.725,00 Province of Thi Qar Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brief Description of project:
The project is a general support action to strengthen the capacity of Public Administrators of Thi Qar. It raised up as a complementary activity of a first phase of training and is part of the implementation of the programme “Strengthening the governance in the Province of Thi Qar” which is characterized by the effective implementation of the principle of lifelong learning and the definition of a permanent training school for PAs.

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Supporting economic development in the province of Thi Qar (Iraq)
Date Project value Client Donor
12/2011 -
12/2012
€ 309.990,45 Province of Thi Qar Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project is aimed at strengthening the operational capabilities and tools of the Province of Thi Qar for economic development and employment. In order to achieve this overall objective it operates on:

  • The facilitation of the meeting between demand and supply of labour;
  • The improvement of local support to small and medium enterprises, which constitutes the core of the local production, and foreign investors in order to strengthen the local economy and consequently the labour market.

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Strengthening the local governance in the Province of Thi Qar
Date Project value Client Donor
07/2007
11/2009
€ 1.039.000,00 Province of Thi Qar Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project stems from the assessments on the needs of Thi Qar Province’s Public Administrations. The activities of the project were focused on the basic training for the civil servants about the issue of “internal governance” concerning the systems of programming, planning, management, evaluation and control of the activities of public administrations. The objective was to strengthen the Local Governance System in the Province of Thi Qar through the improvement of knowledge and abilities of Local Public Administration employees. The activity implemented by Sudgestaid was aimed to:

  • Improve the administrative-bureaucratic functioning of the departments of the Provinces;
  • Strength the planning capacity on local development and management Local Public Services;
  • Adjust of relationship systems among the Administration.

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Supporting placement and employment of students of vocational training of Nassiriyah
Date Project value Client Donor
12/2009 -
01/2011
€ 189.034,00 Province of Thi Qar Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project was aimed at completing the activities realized during the years 2006-2008 to strengthen the managerial capacity of the Vocational Training Center in Nassiriyah and to train about 300 unemployed people in technical disciplines offering job possibilities in the territory of Thi Qar. The goal of the project is to favor the matching of labor demand of local enterprises and the job offer of the people trained by the vocational training institution in Thi Qar. The following integrated actions covering three areas has been implemented:

  • Understanding the job demand of the enterprises;
  • Improving the ability of students to present their business skills, answering the enterprises demand;
  • Increasing the collaboration between companies, professional training bodies and institutional authorities.

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Long Term Assistance: Capacity building framework program for the Iraqi Local Authorities -Training for the member of the Iraqi Provincial Councils of Basra
Date Project value Client Donor
04/2010 -
07/2010
$ 100.000,00 UNDP Iraq UNDP Multilateral funds

Brief Description of project:
In the frame of the long term assistance contract between SudgestAid and UNDP Iraq for the realization of capacity building projects in the sector of local governance, SudgestAid has managed a training and educational course for the representatives of the Local Government of the Province of Basra about Strategic Planning. The goal of the project is to enhance the capacity of the members of the provincial council and of the various technical directorates to design and implement the provincial development strategy for 2010-2013. The strengthening of the Iraqi local Public Administration operators’ competences and knowledge, is essential to improve the performances of the PA it-self, for the exercise of the new roles and of their new responsibilities and for the satisfaction of the citizens’ interests.

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Long Term Assistance: Capacity building framework program for the Iraqi Local Authorities - Courses for members of the Provincial Council and members of the technical departments of the province of Muthanna
Date Project value Client Donor
11/2010 -
12/2010
$ 37.475,00 UNDP Iraq UNDP Multilateral funds

Brief Description of project:
SudgestAid has managed two training and educational courses for the representatives of the Local Government of the Province of Muthanna about Agriculture (Cultivation in greenhouses) and Strategic Planning. The goal of the project is to enhance the capacity of the members of the provincial council and of the various technical directorates to design and implement the provincial development strategy for 2010-2013. The strengthening of the Iraqi local Public Administration operators’ competences and knowledge, is essential to improve the performances of the PA it-self, for the exercise of the new roles and of their new responsibilities and for the satisfaction of the citizens’ interests.

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Supporting women’s entrepreneurship in the Province of Thi Qar
Date Project value Client Donor
01/2008 -
12/2008
$ 35.000,00 Province of Thi Qar- Iraq Apulia Region (according to Regional law No.20/2003)

Brief Description of project:
One of the core aspects of development is that one related to a proper acknowledgement of women’s active role in the different aspects of economic and social life. This not only has direct effects on their wellbeing, but also on the development processes of a specific social context. About 56% of Iraqi people is represented by women, who often do not have any opportunity to access the labour world and socio-economic life. The project was aimed at building actual empowerment opportunities that can support Thi Qar women’s introduction and integration in their social, economic and political context.

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Local governance, development micro-projects and international partnership supporting the local administrations of Thi Qar province (Iraq)
Date Project value Client Donor
2006 -
2007
€ 693.000,00 Province of Thi Qar- Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project has aimed to strengthen the local governance systems. Its goals were:

  • giving to the City Councils a leading role;
  • reinforcing the systems of the institutional relationships between the city councils, the provincial council and the local stakeholders;
  • reinforcing the systems of the institutional relations among the provincial departments, the local departments, the local stakeholders and the City Council;
  • starting a partnerships among the City Councils to strength their ability to work together on the district level to promote the local development;
  • training the new elected of the City Councils about local development planning and projecting.

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Support to local development in Thi Qar province (Iraq): feasibility study for the green village in the marshlands

Date Project value Client Donor
09/2005 -
12/2007
€ 643.500,00 Province of Thi Qar - Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The main aim of the project is to provide training and technical assistance with the design and planning of an integrated project to create a village in the marshlands in Iraq (Al Jubair) to house the thousands of Iraqis returning to the area having fled the province during the reign of Saddam Hussein. The village, planned according to the principles of sustainable development and respecting local traditions is intended to serve as a model of an eco-sustainable community.

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Supporting city and provincial councils and other local authorities as key actors in the reconstruction and in the democratic transition of the province of Thi Qar

Date Project value Client Donor
2004 -
2005
€ 500.988,00 FORMEZ Province of Thi Qar - Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project has been a training intervention whose beneficiaries have been the elected representatives and/or officials and technical assistants of the City and Provincial Councils and the executive boards and assistants of the departments. The project aimed to:

  • Increase the competences of the City and Provincial Councils and of the departments of the Thi Qar province in the organization and government of social services (water, school, wastes, transport and so on) destroyed by years of embargo and war;
  • Strengthen their ability in answering humanitarian needs of population;
  • Assist the City councils and other Institution in the readjustment of the organizational and administrative system;
  • Strengthen the ability of programming and planning the territory and the environment in order to design local development projects and to pass from emergency to development actions.

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ItalyBandiera Italia

“Master in development and international cooperation”
Date Project value Client Donor
2011 -
2012
€ 160.000,00 Link Campus University INPDAP
Brief Description of project:
The Master, organized by Link Campus University, SudgestAid ed EMUNI aims to train experts on development and international cooperation. The training path includes training, in Italy and Slovenia, thematic workshops and a final stage. The professional profile foreseen will be able to answer the general needs of specialist working at international level on planning, implementation and evaluation of development policies. The Master intends to create specialized competences for professionals capable of identify, implement and evaluate the most appropriate development policies to tackle the new international challenges, especially in difficult contexts.

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“Appalto sicuro” (Safe tender), training aids and planning of training modules – planning of the classes – selection and recruitment of trainees.

Date Project value Client Donor
09/2010 -
06/2012
€ 33.000,00 FORMEZ PA PON Sicurezza 2007-2013 (National Operational Security Program)

Brief Description of project:
The main idea of the project is to define a transparent procedure of public tenders, conceived as a “territory of lawfulness” and make possible to operate so that every disbursement of public money can occur without any infiltration by organized crime, as it happens above all in certain regions, where this phenomenon results in the distortion of market economy, the inhibition of “sane” companies’ activities and poor quality of the service.

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“Six regions for five continents” – Training and Technical Assistance for Internationalization of South Italian Regions

Date Project value Client Donor
2003 -
2006
€ 965.000,00 Ministry of Foreign Affairs – International Development Cooperation European fund - PON ATAS

Brief Description of project:
The project aimed to reinforce and develop the regional offices of the local Public Administration of the Italian south regions (Puglia, Calabria, Molise, Sicilia, Sardinia, Campania) in the international field and to create a public diplomacy team able to managing trade agreement both inside their local system to international realty and EU realty. The topics of the training activity were: territorial marketing, partnership creation and managing, transnational project planning and managing, international cooperation, development strategies, national and EU sets of rules, international organization opportunities. The training activity involved 300 managers and executives of local PA of the south Italian Regions (total hours of training 6000)

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Support to local development, lawfulness and civicness in Lula municipality

Date Project value Client Donor
2001
€ 200.000,00 Lula Municipality – Sardinia Region Ministry of Interior

Brief Description of project:
The objective of the project was to support the new elected Council and the Major of Lula, a small town in north Sardinia, where no elections was been held for 15 years until 2001. The main goal of the project was to restore the sense of lawfulness and to build the conditions of a new season of development.
The project was articulate in three different actions:

  • supporting the management of Public Administrations (including planning, budgeting, monitoring, evaluation, etc.);
  • increasing social integration and cohesion, helping civil participation of juvenile organisations, women and all the civil society;
  • organising integrated projects for local sustainable development.

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Project to recover goods confiscated to Mafia

Date Project value Client Donor
2001 -
2003
€ 181.276,00 Consorzio Sviluppo e legalità (Palermo) Palermo Prefecture

Brief Description of project:
The project goal was to individuate the better solutions for the economic use of the grounds confiscated by the judicial authority to Mafia in the province of Palermo. The grounds have to be used by subjects that enter in the discipline of the It Law 575/65 as modified by Law 109/96.

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Annual study on Decentralization, Local authorities and Local Public Services in Italy

Date Project value Client Donor
1989
2000
€ 80.000,00 per year for 11 years Italian National Council of Economy and Labour - CNEL Italian National Council of Economy and Labour CNEL

Brief Description of project:
Every year, from 1989 to 2000, SudgestAid has carried out a study for the Italian National Council of Economy and Labour on the Local Authorities actions and features. SudgestAid realized national field analysis and interviews in order to mapping the situation and suggest the strategic policies to strengthen the local authorities, improve local finance management, promote the decentralization and improve the quality of the relation between them and the central national authorities.

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JordanBandiera Giordania

Identification/formulation of local development interventions in Jordan
Date Project value Client Donor
2009 € 40.000 Jordan municipalities ENPI
Brief Description of project: The main aim of the project was to contribute to the local development processes initiated in Jordan and to improve Jordan-EC cooperation in this field taking into account the institutional, financial and operational scenarios. The specific objective of the action was to design two EC interventions aiming at building the development capacities of Jordanian Municipalities and at advancing local development processes.

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LebanonBandiera Libano

“Enhancement of the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities for the development of services in support of Local Administrations”
Date Project value Client Donor
02/2011 -
02/2012
€ 257.750,00 Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities Italian cooperation
Brief Description of project:
The specific objective of the project is to reinforce the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities – Directorate General of Municipalities through assisting and supporting local administrations for a better management and delivery of services to their communities. This aim will be achieved through strengthening the Ministry’s capacity in the identification and prioritization of needs (at legal, technical and financial levels) as well as making support measures and actions available to local administrations.

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Support to artisanal fishery - Naqoura

Date Project value Client Donor
11/2010 -
06/2011
€ 20.000 Italian Cooperation – Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project has been realized with the aim to strength the conditions of security and peace in South Lebanon through the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of the population of Naqoura, by increasing their participation and the sustainable local development. The project intended to valorize and modernize the Fishery sector in Naqoura through the knowledge of potential development, the support to technical, organizational and managing capacities of the beneficiaries, by sustaining and increasing their protagonism, the participation an mutual cooperation, thus contributing to the security and well-being of the workers in the sector.

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Survey on small scale fishery sector in Abdeh Harbor

Date Project value Client Donor
08/2009 -
10/2009
€ 20.700 UNDP Lebanon UNDP

Brief Description of project:
Survey on small scale fishery sector in Abdeh Harbor (Nahr el Bared – Tripoli) was a preliminary approach aimed at well identify:

  • Socio-economic situation and needs of the local community (health, education, employment, role of women, etc.);
  • management and operative solutions in order to organize Cooperative, fishermen, traders;
  • technical assessment and recommendation: information on fleet, characterise the fishing activity, identify limits, conflicts, gaps and problems of fishing boats, gears, techniques and devices, harbour, product handling and management.

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LybiaBandiera Libia

Programme for the reduction of unconventional armaments within a framework of consensus, cooperation and development - Pilot project for training security units to guarantee the safety and the touristic development of archeological areas such as Leptis Magna, Sabratha, Cyrene.
Date Project value Client Donor
04/2012 -
12/2012
€ 492.961,00 Libyan Department of Antiquity; Warrior Affairs Commission (WAC) Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brief Description of project:
The project aims at fostering the disarmament of Libyan combatants acting outside the National Security Forces and Police squads, in order to trigger the reduction of conflicts and to promote occupation and sustainable development. In particular, this is due to happen in the touristic and archeological sectors, in a participative environment. Specific objective of the project is to strengthen the security in archeological areas, promote their touristic appeal and create new job opportunities.

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Med CountriesBandiera-Med-Countries

Jordan, Palestine, Italy
ArcheoMED - Cultural and Archaeological heritage in the Mediterranean Basin
Date Project value Client Donor
2011 -
2013
€1.350.073,00 ENPI JMA

Brief Description of project:
The overall objective of the project is to enhance the management of cultural sites and to valorise underrated resources. ArcheoMed focuses on the devolvement of an integrated regional policy, building on the concept of a “Mediterranean Cultural District”, with a view of promoting shared ideas and initiatives based on a single communication and marketing strategy. The Specific objective is the valorisation of the cultural resources of the Mediterranean heritage through the creation of a interactive network for the integrated management of underrated archaeological and artistic sites, finalized to the revitalization of the artistic and cultural heritage and economic-related activities of the territories.

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Italy, Mediterranean, Balkan Countries
First and second course of the international water and environment school for Mediterranean region “programming and managing water resources in Mediterranean countries” – water sector governance

Date Project value Client Donor
2002 -
2003
€ 865,463.83 Ministry of Foreign Affairs - International Development Cooperation Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Region Apulia, Region Basilicata, Sudgest

Brief Description of project:
The school was directed to high officials of Ministries related to water management in Mediterranean countries. It aimed to reinforce regional training capacities for water professionals, and also to develop the exchange of technical, economic and institutional information and capabilities in order to better organize uses and services in water and environmental sector. It was directed to the “deciders” and managers with coordinating powers of the environmental and water policies of Mediterranean and Balkan Countries. The school was an occasion for the best practices exchanges and for the creation of Mediterranean partners nets.

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PerùBandiera Peru

“Increase of Job opportunity for disadvantaged woman in Lima trough the increase of productivity, trade and processing in the meat sector”
Date Project value Client Donor
10/2010 -
11/2011
€ 2.675.644 Population of Nieveria, Jicamarca, Carapongo, Huachipay and Chosica Italian - Peruvians found

Brief Description of project:
The project activities carried out in Lima, Lurigancho-Chosica district, with the active participation and recognition of woman to reassess their role in the development of their community. The main objective aims to increase income and improve food security of the meat sector trough the strengthening and modernization of productive activities. The project aims to integrate breeding techniques as a complementary part to the productive activities of the families, reinforcing the role of the woman in the household economy.

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TunisiaBandiera Tunisia

Strengthening the capacities of the Office for the Southern Tunisia Development (ODS) - integrated service for technical assistance, training and complementary goods purchasing
Date Project value Client Donor
10/2011 -
On-going
€ 1.550.610,00 ODS Office de Développement du Sud (Tunisia) IT DGCS

Brief Description of project:
The project is aimed at strengthening the operational capabilities and tools of the Province of Thi Qar for economic development and employment. In order to achieve this overall objective it operates on:

  • the facilitation of the meeting between demand and supply of labour;
  • the improvement of local support to small and medium enterprises, which constitutes the core of the local production, and foreign investors in order to strengthen the local economy and consequently the labour market.

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YemenBandiera Yemen

Design and implementation of an information-personal data system to support the management of migration flows in Yemen
Date Project value Client Donor
12/2010 -
On-going
€ 1.249.627,50 Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Brief Description of project:
The project is focused on the design and implementation of an information-personal data system to support the management of migration flows in Yemen, with the aim of increasing security and ensuring the prevention of terrorism proliferation. The objective of the project is to support the operational capacity of the government departments responsible for the refugees' registration and the management system of migration flows.

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Framework Contract 2009

SudgestAid has been the leader company of two consortiums that won the European Commission Framework Contracts for the provision of services on demand in all non-member countries . ...[read more]