Training of GAOs in Planning and prioritization

Ten trainers from the College of Natural Resources and four consultancy firms carried out a nationwide training on planning and prioritization for the Gewog Administrative Officers (GAOs) from1st December 2009 to 7th January 2010.

The training covered sixteen Dzongkhags of Bumthang, Trongsa, Zhemgang, Sarpang, Tsirang, Gasa, Punakha, Chukha, Mongar, Lhuentse, Dagana, Samdrupjongkhar, Trashiyangtse, Trashigang, Pemagatshel and Samtse. Training for Wangdue and Haa Dzongkhag GAOs were done along with trainers in October 2009.
The training was conducted with objectives to equip the GAOs with both facilitation and presentation skills and in planning and prioritization following the Integrated Capacity Building Plan (ICBP). The GAOs were, in keeping with the strategy of sustainability of the capacity building initiatives, trained as a Trainer of the GT members including the Gedrung. The GAOs will train the GT members in their respective Gewogs in the month of January and February 2010. In those Gewogs where there are no GAOs, the consultant trainers will conduct the training.

The training is expected to facilitate participatory planning and democratic approach to decision making at the local level.



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