Sustainability in Action (SiA) Organization Plans and Strategies

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    Preamble

    Sustainability in Action (SiA) is a Non Profit Organization that intends to enable the community to achieve sustainable environmental, social and economic development.

    All SiA Plans and Strategies derived from SiA Vision, Mission and Objective.

    ➠ SiA Strategic Goals formulated From SiA’s Vision, Mission and objectives.

    ➠ Then from SiA’s Strategic Goals, SiA Programmes were Formulated.

    ➠ From SiA Programmes Various projects are developed.

    ➠ Then SiA activities are derived from SiA Projects.

    Execution

    SiA Vision, Mission and Objective

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    SiA Strategic Goals

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    SiA Programmes

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    SiA Projects

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    SiA Activities

    SiA Vision, Mission and Objective

    SiA Vision

    A Community with Sustainable Environmental, Social and Economic Development

    SiA Mission

    To enable the community to achieve sustainable development through sustainable agriculturesocial-economic development and environmental conservation initiatives

    SiA Objectives

    1. Promote innovation of social and economic community development initiatives for sustainable development
    2. Facilitate the linkage between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers and agriculture institutions
    3. Promote social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly
    4. Promote best practices in resource utilization for sustainable development

    SiA Strategic Goals

    SiA developed Strategic goals that aiming to facilitate achievement of SiA Vision, Mission and Objectives as follow;

    Goal #1: Sustainable Agriculture

    To strengthen the linkage between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers as well as agriculture institutions in order to increase agriculture productivity and promote agriculture commercialization and sustainability.

    Goal #2: Community Empowerment

    To induce and facilitate innovation of social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.

    Goal #3: Resources Utilization

    To promote a sustainable economy of marginal communities in underprivileged parts of Tanzania by facilitating the adoption of best practices of effective resource utilization.

    Goal #4: Environmental Conservation

    To encourage the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental conservation initiatives.

    Goal #5: Partnership and Collaboration

    To promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as environmental and social impacts assessment

    Strategy for Achievement of SiA Strategic Goals

    In response to plans and goals, SiA is currently implementing the following programmes;

    #1. Sustainable Community Development Programme (SCDP)

    General Objective: This programme aims to induce and facilitate social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.

    #2. Sustainable Environment Management and Protection Programme (SEMAPP)

    General Objective: The purpose of this programme is to promote the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental management and conservation initiatives.

    #3. Project Management and Evaluation for Sustainable Development (PMESD)

    General Objective: This programme intends to promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation.

    #4. Agriculture and Development Programme (ADP)

    General Objective: This programme focus on the facilitation and promotion of agriculture development through innovation and adoption of Best Agriculture Practices, commercialization of Agriculture, and collaboration between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers, and agriculture institutions.

    SiA Monitoring and Evaluation

    SiA M&E Areas of Emphasis

    Relevancy

    SiA considers the appropriateness of Programme/project objectives to the problems that it was supposed to address and to the physical and policy environment within which it operated.

    Efficiency

    SiA measures how productively means (inputs) such as money, time, equipment, personnel were used in the creation of results (outputs), and the quality of the results achieved.

    Effectiveness

    SiA Compare results and objectives. That is, the contribution made by the programme’s/project’s results to the achievement of the Programme/project purpose.

    Sustainability

    SiA checks for the likelihood of a continuation in the stream of benefits produced by the programme/project after the period of external support has ended.

    Impacts

    In this, SiA focus on the effect of the project on its wider environment, and its contribution to the overall objective.

    M&E of Execution of SiA’s Plans and Strategies

    SiA Vision, Mission and Objective M&E

    Vision, Mission and objectives are Monitored and evaluated basing on SiA Strategic Goals and SiA Programmes.

    M&E of SiA Strategic Goals

    Strategic goals are monitored and evaluated based on SiA Programmes.

    M&E of SiA Programmes

    Programmes are monitored and evaluated based on the projects developed from a specific programme. The performance indicator for programmes covers; Number of projects, Quality/Nature of projects, Partnerships, Campaigns etc.

    M&E of SiA Projects

    Projects are Monitored and Evaluated basing on actual activities. The performance indicator for projects covers; Number of activities, Quality/Nature of activities, Beneficiaries, Tasks etc.

    M&E of SiA Activities

    Activities are monitored basing on the actual tasks or event done. Results of activities are considered in activities monitoring