Methodological Backstopping to the “National Academy of Governance – NAoG” for the “New Assignment of Functions & Finances” (NAFF) in Mongolia.

Methodological Backstopping to the “National Academy of Governance – NAoG” for the “New Assignment of Functions & Finances” (NAFF) in Mongolia.

This project was part of SDC’s support to the “Governance and Decentralization Programme” (GDP) in partnership with the Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Mongolia.

Providing support for the inception, development of methodologies, tools and approaches and quality control with respect to NAFF exercises targeting an analysis and improvement of functional assignments (and of corresponding assignment of finances) between layers (levels) and sectors of (central and subnational / local) government in Mongolia. Support to service delivery assessments and assessments of the assignment of government functions related to MDG 4 & 5 (child & maternal health), to health education and to HR management in the health sector. Documentation of lessons learned through NAFF Phase I. (In total 8 missions by two international consultants and continuous backstopping through email and Skype.)

  • Bilateral Development Cooperations
  • Public sector - general

SDC - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
  • Civil Service & State Administration
  • Health

  • Advice, technical support and counselling
  • Evaluation and audit
  • Training, learning and/or coaching

  • 09. Audit and evaluation
  • 01. Good Governance
  • 02. Organisational and institutional development & change processes
  • 11. Reform of public administrations / government institutions

01.d. Analysis of the ‘governance’-system at organisation and/or sector level
02.a. Holistic and system-based institutional, organisational and operational assessments
02.g. Facilitation of change processes and/or of organisational / institutional improvement
11.a. Public Administration Reform – Public-sector reform strategies
11.b. Core task analysis - Review / design / optimisation of organisational structures and assignment of mandates / responsibilities (including related funding)
11.c. Deconcentration – Decentralisation – Empowerment (Including evaluation and/or design of deconcentration/decentralisation policies and facilitation or support of deconcentration and/or decentralisation processes)
11.d. Development of local and sub-national Governments
11.e. Delegation of responsibilities, empowerment of public-sector organisations, management contracts, performance contracts, ...
Stoop Consulting - founding partner of
  • Bikash Ranjan Dash
  • Patrick Stoop