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Governance and Partners

  • Governance and Partners

    National Programme Steering Committee (NPSC)

    To facilitate the implementation of the GRASP project, ITC has established three project Steering Committees, one at the national level and one for each province. The NPSC will serve as the highest decision-making body of the GRASP project and represents its main stakeholders.

    The committee will guide and oversee the overall direction and policy of the GRASP project, validate strategic approach, review and monitor project progress and performance as well as ensure coherence and efficient implementation of all GRASP components.

    The National Programme Steering Committee will also promote coordination of GRASP project with those of the government Annual development Plan and other donor interventions in Pakistan, by providing support in policy dialogue as well.

    The standing members of NPSC shall be composed of the following: 

    • Secretary Ministry of Commerce (Chair)
    • Representative of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research
    • Representative of the Ministry of Planning Development and Reform
    • Representative of the Ministry of Industries and Production
    • Representative of the Ministry of Economic  Affairs Division
    • Representative of the Ministry of Science and Technology
    • Representative of the Board of Investment
    • Chairpersons and/ or member of the GRASP provincial Steering Committees of Sindh and Balochistan
    • Horticulture and Livestock private sector organizations
    • Representative of the European Union Delegation in Pakistan
    • GRASP Project Coordinator (Secretary of the NPSC)

    Sindh Program Steering Committee (SPSC)

    The Programme Steering Committee in Sindh will oversee and orient the work of the project to ensure that project achieves its expected results in the province. It will support provincial policy dialogue and provide strategic guidance on coordination with other programmes at the provincial level.

    The SPSC shall be composed of representatives of the following institutions/organizations

    • Chairman Sindh Planning and Development Department (Chair of SPSC)
    • Secretary Sindh Department of Agriculture, Supply, and Prices
    • Secretary Department of Livestock and Fisheries 
    • Secretary Department of Commerce and Industries
    • Commissioners of the GRASP covered divisions
    • Provincial Chief SMEDA
    • Horticulture and livestock provincial private sector organizations
    • Representative of European Union
    • Representative of Institute of Business Administration
    • GRASP provincial Lead (Secretary of the SPSC)

    The SPSC will also invite, as required, representative from other public and private sectors to participate in the deliberations of the SPSC as observers.


    Balochistan Program Steering Committee (BPSC)

    Provincial Steering Committee in Balochistan will support provincial policy dialogue and provide strategic guidance on coordination with other programmes at provincial level. It will be responsible for reporting progress to the NPSC as well as identifying barriers to implementation and mitigation measures.

    The BPSC shall be composed of representatives of the following institutions/organizations

    • Representatives from the European Union
    • Planning & Development Department
    • Agriculture Department
    • Department of Livestock, Fisheries & Dairy Development
    • Department of Industries and Commerce
    • Department of Women Development and Investment Departments
    • District Commissioners of GRASP-covered divisions
    • SMEDA Provincial Chiefs.

    Others will also include private sector representatives from the provincial horticulture, livestock, agriculture and dairy sectors as well as members of academia.


    Provincial Departments and Federal Ministries

    • Department of Agriculture
    • Ministry of Commerce
    • Ministry of National Food Security and Research
    • Ministry of Planning Development and Reform
    • Ministry of Industry and Production
    • Ministry of Economic Affairs Division
    • Ministry of Science and Technology
    • Board of Investment
    • Department of Industries and Commerce
    • Department of Livestock Fisheries, and Dairy Development
    • Women Development Department
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