Levels of advancement
I10 Capability to invest
There is no capability to improve the operational
The capability of the VS to access additional investments, over time,
infrastructure of the VS.
The VS occasionally develops proposals and secures
funding for improvements in operational infrastructure
improvement in the VS.
through extraordinary allocations.
The VS regularly secures funding for improvements
allocations from the national budget or from other sources, but these are allocated with constraints on their use.
The VS secures adequate funding for the necessary
extraordinary allocations, including from stakeholders.
The VS routinely secures adequate funding for the
necessary improvements in operational infrastructure.
Results Strengths : The VS have developed a proposal for establishing additional field offices, improved connectivity and traceability particularly north of the VCF to be funded by the Millennium Challenge Project Weaknesses : No existing capability to invest and develop within the regular budget mechanism. Supporting documentation (documents or photos):
Detailed findings during visit: External funds: The VS have had access to external sources of funding. At times they have had special projects funded by the EU, France and more recently the US. Currently, there is a Millennium Challenge Project, funded by the US which will allow for the construction of several field offices in the area north of the fence, and the expansion of the CVL.
Priorities/Recommendations Short Term :
Medium / Long Term : The VS should work with their private sector partners in considering plans for sustained improvements for mutual benefit.