For the conduct of the activities of the Ministry of Social and Solidarity Economy in 2023, the cursor will be placed on the orientations of the Head of State who declared 2023, social year. This is one of the recommendations that came out of the workshop for planning and finalizing the annual work plans of the projects and programs of the Ministry of Ess, closed Sunday at Cap-Skirring by Victorine Anquediche Ndèye.
By Khady SONKO – Victorine Ndèye Anquediche, Minister of Microfinance and Social and Solidarity Economy (Ess) chaired on Sunday the closing ceremony of the workshop for planning and finalizing the annual work plans of projects and programs of her department. “It appears here the importance of the effectiveness of the dialogue of management of the various programs of the ministry for a better articulation of the resources allocated to the department”, underlined the minister. The two-day workshop finalized the budgeted work plan for the year 2023 of the ministry. For its progress, it is retained to put the cursor on the orientations of the Head of State who declared 2023, social year. “Program managers and all links in the budget execution chain are expected to be prompt and efficient both in the programming of activities and in their optimal execution, and I will take particular care of this,” warns Mr. Ndèye.
The purpose of the workshop was to review the ministry’s activities scheduled for 2022, the budget to carry them out, the activities actually carried out, those which could not be, but above all to put the cursor on the constraints which meant that certain budgeted activities could not be carried out.
Also, the annual performance project, commonly called Ptba, was examined. At this level, a certain number of activities, going in the direction of strengthening the strategic management of the ministry by the technical capacity building of the agents of the ministry, but also by taking charge of the institutional communication of the ministry, have been recommended. Also as priority activities of the ministry, it is highlighted the need to strengthen microfinance institutions to print the financial inclusion of vulnerable groups. Added to this is the need to further support the Social and Solidarity Economy, its actors and finance Ess projects.
At the end of the workshop, a Pta or consolidated annual performance project was drawn up with recommendations. This involves taking the gender aspect into account in planning documents, insisting on the financial inclusion of vulnerable groups and taking into account the Xëyu ndaw ñi program.
The budget of the Ministry of Social Affairs amounts to nearly 13 billion CFA francs, with the strong orientation of supporting project leaders throughout the country. “We are going to visit them, accompany them, but also with technical support because before financing, he also trains so that the financing is not lost,” said Ousmane Guèye, Secretary General of the Ministry of Ess.