To provide information to support for the activity “Planning for medium-term public investment” in the 2016-2020 period, Quang Tri province, a team led by the Economic-Budget Commission under the People’s Committee of Quang Tri province, with technical support by Professor Dang Hung Vo, Center for Development and Integration (CDI), non-governmental organizations in the budget transparency network (Oxfam, CECEM, ACDC, CEPEW, GPAR) has developed a set of criteria and processes to evaluate and select new investment projects at commune, district to provincial level under the method of preferential scoring. This is an activity within the framework of the project "Promoting transparency, accountability and the participation of people in managing the state budget" funded by the Delegation of the European Union (EC) and Oxfam.
The application of this tool is expected to help the authorities in Quang Tri Province understand the information relating to investment projects from the perspective of the needs and priorities of the people - those who will directly use and benefit from these works. Since then, the activities will help improve the efficiency in the use of investment projects as well as promoting openness and transparency and the participation of people in managing the state budget in Quang Tri province.
After the preparatory process from May 2015, in August 2015, in Quang Tri, the Economic - Budget Commission of the provincial People’s Committee has cooperated with the Centre for Development and Integration (CDI) to held the briefing at the villages, communes and districts in the province on the application of the evaluation process and the criteria for ranking list of the medium-term period public investment projects of 2016-2020. The specific application at the grassroot level in the province will also be implemented according to the plan right after the training session.
The following actions in the series of activities of the evaluation and selection process of medium-term investment list for 2016-2020 period in Quang Tri province to continue to consult the departments and unions of the province and experts are expected to take place in September and end in the first half of October 2015.