RAP3 has worked in Kalikot since October 2013 on two roads, the 18km Sannighat-Syuna-Phipkhana District Road and the 6km Jarkot-Ramnakot District road. Funded by UK aid, RAP uses the construction of such roads as an entry point for improving the lives of the poorest and most marginalized people in the areas in which we work such as the Syuna, Shipkhana, Phukot and Ramnakot VDCs of Kalikot district.
The Rural Access Programme Phase 3 (RAP3) is an UKaid funded programme that aims to improve the livelihood of the poor people of the programme areas through increase in income and resilience through employment, sustainable access to markets and improved access to economic opportunities in the rural transport infrastructure. The workshop was organised on 12th and 13th of January, 2017 at Local Development Training Academy, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. The workshop was scheduled from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm for two days.
The objectives of this workshop were:
- To review the progress/achievements being made in implementation of the programme last year and announce the extension of the programme up to 2019.
- To share experiences and lessons learnt.
- To discuss problems and challenges being faced during implementation and ways to resolve them.
- To provide constructive feedback for preparing implementation plan for next year.
This report covers the progress of RAP3 over the third Trimester of FY 2073-74, 16th July to 15th November 2016. It provides data and information relating to progress of RAP3 over the last Trimester.
A Summary reviews the physical and financial progress of RAP at the end of the last Trimester. This shows cumulative physical progress at 88.5%, time elapsed at 89.13% and financial progress at 89.3%, all nicely grouped. The summary also lists activities carried out last Trimester and those planned for the next Trimester.
The programme continues to deliver significant results and has met most of the output targets for the year. In terms of the Local Road Network component, the programme has generated over 3 million employment days and supported over 72,000 households improve their income. The programme has maintained over 2,000kms of district core road network (with impressive access all year access round figures) along with 60KMs of new road being opened to 4.5m width. The results delivered are now independently verified using a separate MEL team. Over 13,000 training days have been carried out with the result that the Continuous Improvement Matrix (CIM) scores for districts continue to improve (over 7 out of a max of 10 in pilot districts). This provides the basis by which the GoN can take on the full running and management of the RAP programme.