Project: Solomon Islands - National Integrated Rural Development Program

Sub-Project:

Economic & Financial Stragety

Country:

Solomon Islands

Role:

Public Financial Management Expert/Team Leader

Funding Agency:

UNDP

In-Country Agency:

Ministry of Finance

Date:

January-2001

Duration (months):

2

Consultants:

Rob Solomon

Comments:

Team leader (economics and finance) on a project to identify rural development strategy, policy and programme options, at the national and provincial levels, that would reduce poverty and minimize development disparities between urban centres and rural areas. Finalised 9 provincial development profiles and analysed the economic potential of each province and prepared provincial development strategies. Responsible for developing a model of financial devolution for the budget.