TRANSFORMATIVE KEY THRUST AREAS

Training foundation materials: National Strategic Plans; SADC RSIDP 2020/63; Africa Agenda 2063; Agenda 2030 / UNSDGs]

  • Members of Parliament and the transforming, modernizing local communities [cells wards and villages].

Paradoxically, highly resourced yet they remain quite impoverished and marginalized.  More often they could be sources of raw materials, cheap labor and votes yet they remain at a typically receiving end. National programs especially development budgets are scantly availed if at all, yet both the rural and urban majority remain on the verges of development. What then is to be done for their socioeconomic cultural activation? What exactly is on the hands of the marginalized communities in the cells, wards and villages? Materially, financially, welfare and psychological disposition, peace, hope and prospects? Are there development plans specific to these cells, wards and villages with targets, verifiable targets; measurable targets and outcomes at a given place and time.  What are the qualitative and quantitative changes the interventions bring to the locality in the short, medium and long term.  Can locals question their superiors reasonably and get the real answers they deserve and is this verifiable?

Are interventions not presumptive are they realistic?   

Program Duration: Minimum  4 hours  and Maximum 12 hours  [3 – 6 modules]

  

  • Members of Parliament and the modernizing national districts.

Definition of cross sector district priorities, what are they? Qualification of district plans from village, ward and cell plans in a national context. Are there quantifiable options with targets that are measurable. Definition of realistic outcomes for individuals and district welfare at large. What are the lower and upper level developmental boosting  strategies? Do districts have an external affairs policy and what are its capabilities? What are the local natural and human resources and their level of transforming the livelihoods of the local community at district level in a short term, medium term and long term. Are districts not marginalized from national, regional and continental development mainstream and what exactly are the terms of engagement, are they not presumptive?    

Program Duration: Minimum  3 hours  and Maximum 9 hours  [2- 5 modules]

 

  • Members of Parliament and the transforming national provinces.

Qualification of provincial socioeconomic cultural development plans. What are the quantitative and qualitative changes they bring on the provincial level..How inward and outward looking are they and what in all is the envisaged income on a short, medium and long term?  Can they qualify economic specialization per province..are there economies of scale and what is the level of industrialization and are there per capita measures in operations and outcomes. What are the average savings and investment levels as a per capita unit?   Is development and growth not also presumptive? Does it match the planning and levels in other neighboring countries. What is the status of peace, security and mutual cooperation between locals, tribal and racial groups as citizens of one and the same nation in a global setting.  Indicate the futuristic plans or provincial strategic plans, quantifiable, measurable  and verifiable. 

Program Duration: Minimum  2 hours  and Maximum 6 hours [2-4 modules].

 

  • Members of Parliament and the modernization national programs/plans.

What are the existing national programs or strategic plans? Qualification of their linkages with the regional and international cooperation frameworks.  What are the sectors of scale and are they measurable, verifiable and quantifiable? What is their degree of impact on the livelihoods of the urban and rural population across sectors in a short, medium and long term? What are the priority sectors for industrialization and the prospects for peace, security and mutual cooperation. Does the national plan maximize on opportunities availed by the regional, continental and global plans. 

Program Duration: Minimum  5 hours  and Maximum 15 hours  [3- 6 modules]

 

  • Members of Parliament and the modernizing region.

What does the region offer for socioeconomic cultural development? What are the strategies on maximizing the benefits across provinces. Are there pilot regional projects that orientate to lower and higher ranks. What are the quantitative and qualitative parameters in value addition from the regional levels. Can value be derived to national and further down to lower levels?  

Program Duration: Minimum  3 hours  and Maximum 9 hours  [2-4 modules]

 

  • Members of Parliament and the transforming continent.

What continental value, can be derived from continental programs to our urban and rural communities. Is the vale measurable, quantifiable? How does continental value identify from the provincial and national?  

Program Duration: Minimum  3 hours  and Maximum 6 hours  [2- 3 modules]

 

  • Members of Parliament and the transforming global village.

What are the levels of marginalization of the national parliament and parliamentarians? Can the loss or gain related to either marginalization or incorporation be measured, verified in real terms? What are the strategies on maximizing on these benefits? Qualify or define the levels of industrialization, peace, security and mutual cooperation between tribes, races in national, continental and global village building? What are the dominating alignments in politics, economics, culture; science and technology; space exploration; nuclear technologies and others?

Program Duration: Minimum  4 hours  and Maximum 12 hours [3-6 modules]

 

  • Strategic short medium and long term cross sector modernization programs:

modernization of rural –urban communities;   industrialization; anchor cities-towns and urban/rural transformation; infrastructure; investment and innovation promotion; strategic partnership; peace, security and mutual cooperation; harmony; equitable and equal share of national wealth through pension innovative pension fund management and natural resources embracement into production cycles on local and international level.

  Program Duration: Minimum  4 hours  and Maximum 6 hours  [3 modules]

 

 

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