EXPERTISE > Institutional Capacity Building
We consider institutional capacity building as a key tool to ensure the longer-term sustainability of any projects’ interventions. It aims to enhance the capacity of governments, businesses, communities and non-governmental organisations to plan and manage development measures efficiently and effectively. Moreover, it allows the local counterparts who received assistance to act as a resource for the other local institutions, thus multiplying the effects of the technical assistance.
Institutional capacity building empowers local counterparts through a wide scope of measures including advice and training, strategic planning, institutional transparency, strengthening of educational and research facilities, enhancing managerial systems and skills, data and information management etc. Any capacity building program starts with thorough analysis of an organisation and assessment of needs for development and upgrading. Through capacity building measures these needs are addressed on the long-term strategic level.