Tuesday, December 6, 2022

World Bank team members review projects

A 12-member team from the World Bank arrived Nagaland on November 13 for a four-day visit to Nagaland. According to DIPR, the team held a meeting with Core Committee & Technical Committee for implementation of Enhancing Landscape and Ecosystem Management (ELEMENT) project on Monday under the chairmanship of Y. Kikheto Sema Agriculture Production Commissioner Nagaland in his office Conference Hall, Kohima.
At the meeting, the members deliberated on the overview, concept, scope, preparedness, Government approvals, rationale, economic analysis, DEA readiness filter, and timelines of the project. A threadbare discussion on managing procurement, finance management, contract and environment and social safeguards in the World Bank-funded projects were also discussed.
After the meeting, the team held another meeting with Land Resources Department at the LRD Conference Hall, Kohima. They also visited the GIS Campus and held a meeting with GIS Team. On November 15, the team divided into two groups will visit the Jhum field at Chiechama, Naga Integrated Settled Farming-NISF project at Boke-Botsa, Sendenyu Community Biodiversity Reserve, Khonoma and Terrace field, traditional Agro-forestry field, and Biodiversity conserved areas at Dzuleke. In the evening, the team is proposed to have a meeting with Environment, Forest & Climate Change Department. The team will also hold a coordination meeting with all Agri & Allied Departments including four missions, Rural Development Department and Environment, Forest & Climate Change Department at Nagaland Civil Secretariat Conference Hall on November 16.

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