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Terminal Evaluation__Enhancing Resilience of Liberia Montserrado County Vulnerable Coastal Areas To Climate Change Risks
Commissioning Unit: Liberia
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2019
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 11/2019
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Liberia
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Additional resources are needed to expand the project to other communities as water is gaining on land on each side of the rocks: not only GCF but also other donors funding should be mobilized.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. Management will try to seek other donors apart from GEF and GCF in the coming circle for coastal protection.

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

The project should be replicated in West Point and other coastal counties of Liberia especially, Greenville, Sinoe County.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted: There are plans underway to replicate the successes of the intervention to other affected coastal areas of the country.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Develop a GEF funding proposal for Greenville, Sinoe County
[Added: 2019/11/25] [Last Updated: 2021/03/02]
Energy & Environment Unit 2020/10 Completed A GEF funding proposal for Sinoe coastal support has been developed. History
Develop a GCF funding proposal for West Point.
[Added: 2019/11/25] [Last Updated: 2021/03/02]
Energy & Environment Unit 2020/07 Completed MMCRP proposal has been developed. History
3. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

A mini-pier for fishermen should be constructed and the project extended towards the North with latrines built.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. The Government will be contacted and encouraged to allocate funds for the fishing pier and laterines.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Develop GEF funding proposal to extend the project to the north side.
[Added: 2019/11/25] [Last Updated: 2021/12/10]
Energy & Environment Unit 2021/11 Completed The MMCRP proposal was approved and the project has begun History
4. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

A fence should be installed at the level of the D. Tweh High School for additional protection.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. The Government will be contacted and encouraged to allocate funds for constructing a fence around D-Tweh High School.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Communicate with GoL on the essence of constructing a fence at D. Tweh High School.
[Added: 2020/02/25]
UNDP 2019/12 Completed GoL, through MoT was contacted about the fencing for added protection. GoL indicated that this would be considered.
5. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

The use of expertise from in country of young coastal engineers for next project Implementation are welcomed.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. The use of young Liberian coastal engineers will be encouraged during furture project implementation.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Liberian coastal engineers are to be actively engaged in other projects of similar nature.
[Added: 2020/02/25]
UNDP & GoL 2020/02 Completed UNDP has hired a local engineer to provide technical support to the NAPs Project.
6. Recommendation:

5.1. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

The establishment of a future resort center should be considered and erected at the project site which will attract tourist and income generated used for maintenance purposes.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. The Government of Liberia is strongly thinking about turning the New Kru Town project site into a resort. The proposed project in West Point is considering making the project site a tourist attraction.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Support discussions with the GoL in creating a tourist attraction as part of the national tourism development plan.
[Added: 2020/02/25]
UNDP 2019/12 No Longer Applicable [Justification: Although a tourist attraction in these areas is something that the government has completed, its fruition will not be realized within the scope of the project's impact calculation period.]
7. Recommendation:

5.3. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR UNDP

Continue to support the GoL on coastal zones adaptation. The role of the UNDP is significant to guarantee the cohesion between the different stakeholders at both national and local level; whilst drawing from and fully utilizing the good practices and lessons learned during the project implementation.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/11/25] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Accepted. The proposed Monrovia Metro Politan Climate Resilient Project will continue to support the Government through the stregthening of the newly established Integrated Coastal Zone Management Unit at the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Design a project to further continue the achievements of the previous project on coastal resilience.
[Added: 2019/11/25] [Last Updated: 2021/03/02]
Energy & Environment Unit 2020/08 Completed A funding proposal for this initiative is in the latter stages of approval. It is expected to commence by the end of 2021. History
8. Recommendation:

5.2. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION PARTNER

Increase capacity building and awareness raising activities, both at the level of the MME and other ministries and at the local level (by organizing training sessions in the intervention zones, for municipal councils soon to be elected).

Management Response: [Added: 2020/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Key Actions:

9. Recommendation:

5.2. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION PARTNER

Capitalize on the results obtained, given the strategic nature of the project. It is recommended to capitalize on the activities launched by the project at national level to strengthen the role of all the involved agencies (MME, MPW, EPA) on ICZM strategy, considering adaptation in coastal areas, in Monrovia and other vulnerable areas.

Management Response: [Added: 2020/11/16] [Last Updated: 2020/11/18]

Key Actions:

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