NTU as the lead of the consortium has been short-listed for the "Support to the Office of the National Authorising Officer" project in Zambia, EuropeAid/134469/D/SER/ZM

The overall objective of the project, of which this technical assistance will be a part, is as follows: "To contribute to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in Zambia through improved aid coordination and delivery." The purpose of the technical assistance is to enhance the capacity of the NAO, in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the EDF portfolio. NTU will provide technical assistance to the NAO and will carry out tasks and activities under the instruction of the NAO and his Deputies. The results expected are: Result 1- Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and the EU is enhanced and made more effective Result 2 – Processes for project identification, implementation and monitoring are more efficient Result 3 – Contractual, administrative and financial management of EU projects strengthened Result 4 – Management capacity of the EMD and NAO office and of relevant counterparts in Ministry of Finance and other line ministries strengthened Contract value: EUR 2 200 000 Duration of the contract – 38 months