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Ensuring global environmental concerns and best practices mainstreamed in the post conflict rapid development process of Sri Lanka through improved information management
Commissioning Unit: Sri Lanka
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 04/2019
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Sri Lanka
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation:

Recommendation 1: The project adopts a comprehensive exit strategy to ensure Project’s results sustainability

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Compiled an ‘Exit Strategy’ to sustain activities of the project, such as the MetaData Portal (MDP) and SDG Tracker.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Internal UNDP Meetings
[Added: 2019/04/03]
(UNDP/ MDM). 2018/12 Completed Internal meetings completed
Discussions with responsible agencies for implementation of the exit strategy
[Added: 2019/04/03]
(UNDP/ MDM). 2018/12 Completed Exit strategy in place
2. Recommendation:

Recommendation 2: The Project’s DDDP and the associated training to be officially launched at a national workshop.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

As UNDP has no funds beyond the project for such events, discussions are required with the ministry and UNDP senior management on additional funds required for this. However, this will greatly depend on availability of funds

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Meeting with the senior management
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/11]
(UNDP, Ministry of Disaster Management, and Ministry of Environment. . 2019/08 No Longer Applicable [Justification: Not Completed due to lack of funds]
History
Meeting with the ministry
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/11]
(UNDP, MDM, MOE). 2019/08 No Longer Applicable [Justification: Not Completed due to lack of funds]
History
3. Recommendation:

Recommendation 3: Institutionalize linkages with other ongoing activities to ensure the delivery of the remaining results like NSDI and SDGs Trackers

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Continuation of the discussions with the NSDI and the SDG tracker teams to link the MDP

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Meetings with the relevant agencies (ICTA officials-NSDI and Citra Lab officials-SDG Tracker)
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/17]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed The ICTA and NSDI has been linked to the MDP. SDG Tracker's focal point will initiate the process once the transition process of the database is completed http://datasmart.lk/organization/view_organization_data_catalog/icta History
4. Recommendation:

Recommendation 4: Ensure the delivery of the remaining training programmes concerning the hosting, updating, and maintaining the Data Portal

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Scheduling a workshop series to involve capacity building of stakeholders in order to utilize the project’s products

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Meeting with the Developers (Loon’s Lab)/Trainers
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/05/16]
(UNDP, MDM, Loon’s Lab) 2019/04 Completed Meeting with the developer/trainee was completed, including the content of the program. History
Meetings with implementing partners
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/05/16]
(UNDP, MDM, Loon’s Lab) 2019/04 Completed Initial meeting with the implementing partner was completed identifying the invitees. Further a training is anticipated in the near future. History
5. Recommendation:

Recommendation 5: The Project has managed to produce a set of valued public awareness products. It is recommended to develop a dissemination plan for those public awareness and outreach tools as part of the CBD, CCC, CCD, DRM future work, to ensure that future initiatives would build on the Project activities and results and will incorporate the project’s products in its work.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Hand-over the promotional material to the Ministry of Disaster Management

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Compile all the deliverables of the project to handed over
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/10]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed Project deliverable and handing over made to the Ministry of Public Administration & Disaster Management History
Collect the remainder of promotional products (posters, pull-up banners, caps, etc.) to be handed over
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/11]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed Before the project hand over all deliverable have been compiled History
6. Recommendation:

Recommendation 6: The work has just begun through this Project. UNDP and GovSL through other initiatives and projects should continue working on the upgrading of the national capacity, the infrastructure, and project’s deliverables produced to ensure that the Country will achieve the Project’s Objective

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Promote usage of the MDP and the SDG Tracker in Rio Reporting and other mechanisms that require data (via the MDP)

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Discussions regarding the use of the MDP and SDG Tracker at workshops/awareness campaigns
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/04/06]
UNDP 2021/03 Completed The MDP experience has been taken on board for consideration for the development of the data portal, “Partnership Market Readiness” a project funded by the World Bank. The lessons of the MDP will also be used in future UNDP Projects. History
Meeting with TNC team to include TNC meta data into the portal
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/26]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed Meeting the TNC team was held, and History
Meeting with 6th NR team on incorporating biodiversity data to the portal
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/26]
UNDP 2019/08 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The project could not achieve this due to lack of funds. ]
History
7. Recommendation:

Recommendation 7: Capture lessons learned from this Project and share at the national/ regional/ and global level

Management Response: [Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2021/02/05]

Compile lessons learnt / case studies / success stories of the project

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Compile a lesson learnt document.
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/09/17]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed Lessons Learnt has been compiled and document according to the PPM format History
Hand-over the materials to the Ministry of Disaster Management.
[Added: 2019/04/03] [Last Updated: 2019/10/30]
UNDP 2019/09 Completed The Project has been trying to hand over the meta data portal to Ministry of Disaster Management Center, but due to absence in ownership this is not closed. However the remaining work of this project has been integrated to the current Third National Project and Integrated Water Management project. History

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