SECCI

Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border initiatives in Southwest Ethiopia-Northwest Kenya, Marsabit-Borana and Dawa, and Kenya-Somalia-Ethiopia

Our work

Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border initiatives in Southwest Ethiopia-Northwest Kenya, Marsabit-Borana and Dawa, and Kenya-Somalia-Ethiopia (SECCCI) project aims to address cooperation and coordination approaches to management and utilization of cross-border resources to enhance ecosystem and community resilience as well as create wealth and employment opportunities in the cross-border areas of the three countries (Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia). Cooperation will further facilitate the development of strategies to promote investments, address flood and drought, and prevent conflicts while strengthening the resilience of vulnerable small holder farmers, agro-pastoralists and pastoralists in the trans-boundary areas.

Our Areas of Work

Strengthening cross-border cooperation

Strengthening regional policy frameworks, structures and protocols for cross-border cooperation between national and local governments, the private sector, civil society and international technical and financial partners in development

Capacity Development

To build capacities of communities, local governments and civil society to fully engage in processes for development planning and results

Strengthening cross-border initiatives

To ensure effective cooperation and coordination, monitoring and evaluation of cross-border initiatives including involvement of relevant national and regional actors in the processes

Expected results

The expected results of the project are:

  1. Regional policy frameworks, structures and protocols for cross-border cooperation between national and local governments, the private sector, civil society and international technical and financial partners in development are strengthened.
  2. Capacities of communities, local governments and civil society to full engage in processes for development planning and results are built
  3. Effective cooperation and coordination, monitoring and evaluation of cross-border initiatives in place, including involvement of relevant national and regional actors in these processes

Outputs

Major outputs under the project are:

  1. Policy development and mechanisms for cross-border cooperation enhanced
  2. Coordination mechanisms in support of improved cross-border cooperation in place at all levels
  3. Stakeholder capacities developed in support of cross-border cooperation
  4. Development planning processes at cross-border level are better understood, more evidence-based, participatory and accountable
  5. Knowledge Management system captures and disseminates results and good practice, facilitates cross-border coordination and cooperation

Project Materials