Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is Canada's lead agency for development assistance. CIDA's aim is to:
manage Canada's support and resources effectively and accountably to achieve meaningful, sustainable results and;
engage in policy development in Canada and internationally, enabling Canada's effort to realize its development objectives.
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Project Name Description
Canada- Pakistan Basic Education Project

The Canada-Pakistan Basic Education Project is funded through Canadian grant of C$10 million. It is focusing on educational capacity building at the national level, provincial and district level in Punjab Province. The goal of the Project is to improve the quality and delivery of basic education in Pakistan, especially for the female population, and to increase access to education by disadvantaged groups.

The Project has three components with gender mainstreaming as cross cutting theme:

- Institutional Development
- The Teacher Education
- Project Management

CIDA-Devolution Support Project (CDSP) The goal of the DSP was to promote democratic local governance through support to devolution and effective citizens participation, especially that of women. Overall, the program aimed at facilitating a change process which, by increasing trust and organized consultation, problem-solving and consensus-building among all stakeholders, potentially at all levels of government, and by improving the accountability, responsiveness and overall capacity of all stakeholders, improves substantially and in a sustainable way, the delivery of social services and access to justice for all citizen.
Canada- Pakistan Basic Education Project – (Monitoring and Evaluation)