Institutional Support to Development Policies Programme (POFI) in Nicaragua

The “POFI” project focuses its support in upgrading public management capacities in the PRORUAL sector as well as in the Ministry of Home Affairs
Sector Public Financial Management & Budget Support (Institutional, Economic and Social Development)
CountryNicaragua (America)


Contract in the frame of a capacity development project in the rural and security sectors. Both areas are key in the Government of Nicaragua’s 2012-16 Human Development National Plan. The POFI project aims to contribute to the improvement of the planning and financial management of these areas and the public sector as a whole.

The contract covers a 39-month period and includes the following specific objectives:

  • Support capacity development at the beneficiary institutions in policy design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Provide technical and strategic advice in several specialized issues related to policy planning and budgeting, as well as institutional strengthening
  • Support the EU Delegation and partner institutions in managing the project, organizing the procurement of goods and services, monitoring and following-up the programme and elaborating technical and financial reports
  • Facilitate project coordination with other initiatives in line with the Paris Declaration