OUTPUT # 1
Consultants were recruited in April 2012. A 5-year and a 20-year coastal development plans were approved in June 2013 and PRs. 990.00 million ($9.94 million equivalent) were allocated in Y2013 for implementation of these plans.
957 training days' courses were organized for staff in different technical and management skills.
A geographic information system, laboratory and a flood monitoring system were established to provide geo-data on coastal areas, resources and floods.
A fisheries and water quality survey was undertaken and findings were approved by the Fisheries Department.
Training manual and modules were prepared for fisheries sector, and 1 upgrade training program was conducted for 102 District Fisheries staff in technical skills with 50 master trainers.
8,943 CBO members were trained in collective fisheries management and regulations. 2,363 of these were women (26%).
OUTP # 2
1,587 CBOs were formed representing 24,049 households of project area covering 847 villages and 40 Union Councils.
48, 368 community members were trained in income generation, environmental management skills, organizational management and leadership skills. 51% of these were women.
PRs.19.80 million (equivalent $0.21 million) in microcredit was disbursed by NRSP through 1,451 loans to 1,129 CO members. This includes Rs.13.57 million (equivalent of $0.150 million), disbursed to women beneficiaries (69% of total amount).
1,587 CBOs have micro-savings of Rs. 6.846 million ($0.74 million equivalent).
OUTPUT # 3
1,291 small-scale infrastructure (SSI) schemes were completed, benefitting 45,385 hhs.
115 SSI schemes were rehabilitated that were damaged in the floods.
In addition to project financed schemes, CBOs completed 606 schemes of Rs.178 million (equivalent $1.92 million) with other sources of funding and self-help.
168 district government-managed, medium-scale infrastructre (MSI) schemes were completed directly benefitting a population of 161,513.
43 MSI schemes that were constructed under the project and damaged in the floods were rehabilitated.
Of total 27,282 hhs in 847 participating villages, 24,048 hhs participated in CBOs (88%).
Project book system for civil works under SSI schemes was maintained after launching of this subcomponent in 2009
OUTPUT # 4
10, 250 ha of new mangrove forests were planted by Forest Department and 350 ha of infills were planted by CBOs through IUCN.
New world record of maximum mangrove planting in a day was set in June 2013.
2.937 million Saplings were raised to undertake plantations.
5 independent monitoring and evaluation reports were prepared, reporting highly successful level of mangrove survival and success.
2 forest base camps and 2 walkways were constructed.
Information and education campaign included 15 technical training events for CBOs, 7 environmental awareness raising events, 3 exposure visits for policy and project planners and media persons; 119 radio programs and 360 spot messages; distribution of 11, 376 fact sheets, stickers and other promotional materials; and establishment of a web-link.
30 crab and prawn ponds were established including 1 pilot and 2 replication ponds.
80 trial rafts were constructed including 20 pilot and 60 pilot/trial replications were completed.
Badin Hatchery was ungraded from freshwater to brackish water fisheries with a facility of producing seed of brackish water species of 6.0 million hatchlings. A training hall was constructed with capacity for 25 persons in brackish and freshwater fish farming serving government staff and farmers.
2 laboratories were constructed in Badin Hatchery and equipped with a facility of water, soil and nutritional testing, serving farmers and government. The lab will also be used for production of live food for feeding the hatchlings.
Breeding trails were conducted of 6 species of sea bass brooders oyster 3 batches of oyster brooders.
9 hatchery staff was trained in oyster and finfish breeding, 2 were trained in water quality analysis, and 7 staff were provided with overseas training in fisheries.
OUTPUT # 5
PMU and 2 DPIUs (one at District Thatta and one at Badin) were established and systems were in place.
Procurement Committee, Consultant Selection Committee and Staff Recruitment Committee. These committees remained fully functional during entire project period.
Grievance review mechanism was in place. A total of 48 cases were registered by the communities, which were resolved. Of the total, 39 cases pertained to SSI schemes, 4 to MSI schemes, 1 to CBO, and 4 were related to NRSP.
Project baseline study was carried and performance monitoring systems were established and have been generally efficient.
All staff positions generally remained filled after recruitment of staff. Of 5,408 revised person-months, 4,973 were utilized (89%). Women staff was provided with 240 person-months of employment (6 % of total).
Of total 9 contracts (3 firms, 2 NGOs and 4 individual consultants), 9 contracts were awarded (3 firms, 2 NGOs and 4 individual consultants) and successfully completed.