A WEEK IN EU/GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
The National Authorising Officer is the principal management and executing agency within the framework of the co-operation between the European Union (EU) and the various ACP states. The National Authorising Officer was established by article 35 of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement, which inter alia, states that Government of each ACP state shall appoint a National Authorising Officer to represent its affairs in all operations financed from the Fund resources managed by the commission and the Bank.
Due to the importance accorded this office under the conventions, the National Authorising Officer in Sierra Leone is the Minister of Planning and Economic Development. The Minister has delegated the day-to-day operational responsibilities to the Director of National Authorising Office (NAO). The Director is assisted by a number of administrative and technical personnel.
The NAO advises the Minister and enables the MDAs and NSAs to get best value for money from the implementation of EDF Projects.
- COMMUNITIES ALONG THE SONGO-MOYAMBA ROAD TO REVAMP THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LIVELIHOODS THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE MABANG BRIDGE FUNDED BY THE EU - The European Union under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) is constructing the Mabang Bridge over the Ribbi River along the Songo-Moyamba road that leads to southern part of Sierra Leone. The construction of the… Continue Reading
- ACTION AGAINST HUNGER WORKS TO UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF GROUNDNUT VALUE CHAIN IN SIERRA LEONE THROUGH THE AGRIBUSINESS PROJECT FUNDED BY THE EU UNDER THE BAFS PROJECT - As part of its regular monitoring and evaluation activities, the National Authorising Office and the European Union together with other partners monitor and evaluate Action Against Hunger (AAH) and Fresh Salone who are both implementing… Continue Reading