On the 3rd and 4th August , 2019 , YVE Gambia conducted monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) exercise on its Views from the Frontline (VFL) Project in the Central and Upper Region of The Gambia . The purpose of their visit was to assess the weakness and progress made by the designated Partner Organisation (PO) on the VFL project in the aforementioned region . Upon arrival , YVE had a good welcome remarks by both AVISU NGO and WASDA NGO which was followed by an open session of discussion surrounding the project .
Through the open discussion and monitoring process, the POs had the opportunity to share their VFL Project progress report ,the challenges and possible measures or solutions to boost up their progress in the project .
YVE Gambia team comprising of Joe Bongay (Executive Director ) , Ejatou Jaiteh (Programmes Coordinator ) and Amadou Barry (Member National Advisory Committee ) further shared their project findings and perspective of the current project outlook implementation of the POs in their respective regions with recommendations and evaluation report shared with the POs.
Despite the challenges faced by POs in the field ranging from mobility , fast internet availability, mobilization of community members among others, successful data were collected and are uploading progressively . The recommendations and possible solutions shared by YVE team would help the POs in their effort to accomplish their expected task or set of goals in line with the project . YVE will further its M& E exercise in other regions in the up coming days .
Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE) Gambia serves as the National Coordinating Organisation for the Views from the Frontline (VFL)Project 2019 in The Gambia . VFL 2019 aims to strengthen the inclusion and collaboration between at risk people, civil society and governments in the design and implementation of policies and practices to reduce risks and strengthen resilience . The project is been funded by the European Union (EU) and coordinated by the Global Network for Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) .
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