Project profile — Field Support Services Project in Myanmar



Overview 

CA-3-P007603001
$5,000,000
Consortium Cowater International Inc. & The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-3101182509)
2021-03-08 - 2026-03-31
Operational
Global Affairs Canada
OGM Indo-Pacific

Country / region 

• Myanmar (100.00%)

Sector 

• Decentralisation and support to subnational government:
Decentralisation and support to subnational government (15112) (13.00%)
Democratic participation and civil society (15150) (13.00%)
Human rights (15160) (14.00%)
Women's rights organisations and movements, and government institutions (15170) (27.00%)
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (13.00%)
• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Participation in international peacekeeping operations (15230) (20.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

The Field Support Services Project Myanmar aims to improve efficiency of Canada’s development programming and leadership in priority areas including gender equality and empowerment of women and girls, inclusive governance, human dignity, and peace and security. It also aims to improve the relevance of Canada’s international assistance in addressing local development challenges, plans and priorities in Myanmar and increase opportunities for meaningful engagement of civil society organizations to advance gender equality and human rights for women, girls and other vulnerable communities.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of this project include: (1) improved efficiency of Canada’s development programming and leadership in priority areas including gender equality and empowerment of women and girls, inclusive governance, human dignity and peace and security; (2) improved relevance of Canada’s international assistance in addressing local development challenges, plans and priorities in Myanmar in alignment with FIAP core action areas, incorporating a human rights and conflict sensitive approach, with particular attention to the challenges and discrimination faced by women and girls; and (3) increased opportunities for meaningful engagement of civil society organizations to advance gender equality and human rights for women, girls and other vulnerable communities.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2023 include: (1) provided four technical specialists in gender equality, health, governance and conflict sensitivity, to support Canada's development assistance program in Myanmar; and (2) supported six local organizations with increased awareness of gender equality, gender-based violence and human rights, improved health and legal services, enhanced livelihoods and improved the well-being of conflict-affected populations.

Budget and spending 


Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $1,141,805
Transactions
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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