The UNDP’s capacity development mission is helping people and their institutions perform better, sustain that performance over time and remain resilient during ‘shocks’ – to effectively contribute to the national human development goals.
To reduce poverty, create sustainable development and meet the MDGs, it is necessary that development assistance and particularly of financial aid be not just available, but also effective. more
If an “implementation gap” exists between development strategies and the capacities required to execute them, even well planned, structured and budgeted programmes will waste time and money in the best case, or in the worst case, fail. more
National and sector development plans and frameworks need to have concomitant capacity development strategies/frameworks to underpin them. Capacity development requires a priori planning and resourcing and should be treated less and less as an afterthought. more
As part of the poverty reduction and MDGs local level efforts, UNDP supports country programmes to develop their capacity to increase access to basic public services for the poor and the potential of multi-stakeholders partnerships to complement traditional public service delivery approaches. more