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SRSP is extending Social Mobilization support to Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s in implementation of Community Driven Local Development Policy through its District Governance and Community Development Program (DGCD). The initiative is financially supported by the European Union and is implemented on pilot basis in six districts (Chitral, Dir Upper, Dir Lower Malakand, Shangla & Swat) of Malakand Division. The program aims to achieve sustainable improvement in coverage and quality of public service delivery through active involvement of local communities.

Broad Based Community Visioning Exercise:
CDLD initiative seeks to involve communities in the development process in order to improve public service. In this regard community based visioning exercises are considered to be the first step towards informing communities and involving them in the process. The BBCV Exercises are held in communities to explain the goal and purpose of CDLD and inform them about the program process.

Training of elected representatives on Local Governance and Grassroots Development:
A training event on Local Governance and Grassroots Development is being held for elected representatives of local government from district Malakand. The participants comprised Union Council Nazims, Naib Nazims, Councilors – Women, Youth and Peasant. This activity is implemented by SRSP under District Governance and Community Development Program (DGCD), Community Driven Local Development Policy of GoKP with the financial support of European Union. This is important activity of the DGCD program as it seeks to develop the capacities of newly elected local government representatives.

Village Development Plan:
VDP is an important exercise through which communities are encouraged to prioritize their needs and problems and develop plans to address them. A village development planning exercise is carried out by the project staff in district Malakand.
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