Projects & Operations
The objectives of the Project is to enhance opportunities for employment and access to socio-economic services whilst improving the public expenditure management systems in the participating states.
It has three main components;
A: Youth employment and access to socio-economic services,
B: Public Financial Management (PFM) Reforms and
C: Project implementation Support and coordination at both Federal and States levels.
The main focus of this component is to enhance employment opportunities and access to socio-economic services:
The objective of this component is to give support to activities that promote employment and access to socio-economic services in participating states.
The component is divided into three sub-components:
A1. Youth employment through small public works contracts
A2. Provide Grants to public Technical, Vocational and Agricultural Training (TVAT)
A3. Grants for Community Driven Development (CDD) Initiative/micro projects
COMPONENT B: PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
The Project has carried out lots of reform programmes under this Component: Public Financial Management (PFM) Reforms.
The State’s financial reporting system has witnessed transformation through accounting reform systems introduced by SEEFOR which laid the foundation for the use of IPSAS which is an international base practice in financial reporting and accounting system.
The project has also trained budget officers, civil servants and other public Agencies on the new chart of accounts and how budget preparation can be anchored on IPSAS based platform.
Audit system in the State has not been left out in the reform programme of SEEFOR as a one-day sensitization workshop for stakeholders was organized for the on-going audit reform.
The State House of Assembly did not find difficulty with the 2015 budget because it was done in accordance with international standard.
Under this component SEEFOR Project also trained 21 budget Officers on ICT to ensure that all officers in the sub-component are computer literate for effective delivery of their jobs.
The project procured 50 desktop computers Finance Officers form MDAs for effective delivery on their jobs.