Aceh Emergency Response and Transitional Recovery ... - UNDP

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Aceh Emergency Response and Transitional Recovery ... - UNDP

ing the Secretariats and Working Groups established in Banda Aceh and Jakarta toundertake sectoral planning, popular consultations, as well as hold consultation forumswith civil society, the private sector, local government officials and academia.In addition, UNDP mobilized thetechnical assistance for BAPPEDAthrough pro-bono services fromAccenture to enable BAPPEDA forconduct participatory market-ledindustry development planning foragricultural commodities. This supporthas resulted into a methodologyguide and a pilot for the coffeeindustry, and the establishment of amulti-stakeholder forum as a consultativebody. The Forum held its inauguralmeeting in September.UNDP will continue to support thisforum through a secretariat hostedby BAPPEDA.Public consultation on the Government Master Plan.Technical Support to BRRSince the establishment of Badan Rehabilitasi dan Rekonstruksi (BRR), UNDP hasalso provided technical assistance to the BRR in undertaking its role and mandate.With the launching of the new MDTFANS-funded "Technical Support to BRR"project, for which UNDP was requested to be the partner agency, UNDP's supportto BRR has now been focused through this separate project.UNDP also facilitated the provision of pro bono services to BRR by Accenture toincrease operational effectiveness. Accenture supported the design of the operationscentre as well as Monitoring and Evaluation activities, such as producing amonitoring plan and an interim project progress reports.Recovery Aceh-Nias(RAN) DatabaseBRR Anti-CorruptionUnitUNDP has been requested by BRR to facilitate the provision of technical assistancefor managing information on project activities in the reconstruction process.Based on experience with the Donor Assistance Database (DAD) in other countries,UNDP has supported BRR through a regional project (outside the frameworkof the ERTR). The RAN Database is the official information system of theGovernment of Indonesia for project reporting and tracking. It is designed to trackthe activities of organisations involved in the recovery process against identifiedcommunity needs. The information held in RAN Database will be used by BRR tocoordinate more effectively, pinpoint gaps and overlaps in the recovery process,and work to resolve bottlenecks and issues that are holding agencies back. Theonline system also enables organisations to access the data themselves.UNDP seconded a governance specialist to BRR to facilitate the establishment oftheir Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) in September 2005. This technical assistance hassupported the establishment of a functioning and effective ACU, which will havean overall impact on the reconstruction process in Aceh as a whole. The supporthas had the following results:29

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