HC Deb 23 April 1998 vol 310 cc680-1W
Mr. Corbett

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) if she will list those projects funded either in part or whole in Swaziland in each of the past three years, identifying each project by(a) name, (b) location and (c) purpose; [39393]

(2) if she will list the (a) name, (b) location and (c) purpose of projects currently funded, either solely or in partnership, in Swaziland. [39394]

Clare Short

The UK-Swaziland development partnership concentrates on tackling poverty and public sector reform. Bilateral expenditure in the last financial year was over £2.5 million (provisional) and we expect to spend a similar amount in the current financial year. The table lists current projects and those funded during the past three financial years.

Project title Project purpose Institutional location
Surveyor General's Department (Phase I-III) Establish sustainable capacity within the Surveyor General's Department to develop and implement Business plans to complete the process of localisation of ODA supported posts Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy1
TCO Education Co-ordinator Co-ordinate education projects in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland Ministry of Education
Land Resource Management Consultancy To advise on the institutional structures for land administration Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy
Constitutional Review Commission To assist in the process of the review of the Constitution of the kingdom of Swaziland Prime Ministers Office
Development of a national lands policy The development of an acceptable national lands policy for Swaziland Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy1
Aids Readers To educate young Swazis about the danger of Aids Ministry of Health
Community Dams Project To ensure a constant water supply for the communities served by "Nsaliteje" and "Site 9" community dams in the South East of Swaziland Swaziland Farm Development Foundation
Yonge Nawe project To increase understanding of environmental concerns and conservation practices among children Skillshare Africa2
Swaziland Women's Centre To increase the profitability and extent of small scale enterprise undertaken by rural women Skillshare Africa2
Women's Financial Trust To provide practical services to meet need for financial and technical assistance Skillshare Africa1,2
Hospice at Home To improve the health and economic status of Swazi families with members suffering from AIDS and other terminal illnesses Skillshare Africa1,2
Support for CBO's To support the ability of Community Based Organisations to organise themselves to initiate and implement projects World University Service1,2
Funding for Core Projects To advocate for enabling legislation and formulation of policies for the development, protection and welfare of children Save the Children Fund2
1 Projects funded during the current 1998–99 financial year
2 Projects funded by the Joint Funding Scheme