Chad: New development project launched for Pala
The project to support local governance and communal development in Pala has officially taken shape in the town. It is a project that has a duration of 39 months and an overall cost of more than 300 million CFA francs, 92% of which is financed by the European Union and 8% by the Pala town hall and the Zonal NGO partner of the said town.
The mayor of the commune of Pala, Tao Hindabo, sees this project as a development factor. This project is in line with national policies and the 2021-2025 development plan.
The objective is to contribute to the strengthening of the communes in their main roles of development and good governance at the local level. Overall, it is to consolidate the rule of law and democratic institutions in Chad, says the national coordinator of the NGO Zonal, Houssoubé Kakiné.
He said that his organization has been working for 3 years to fight against poverty and seek good governance in the province of Mayo Kebbi West.
The governor of the Mayo Kebbi West province, Zilhoubé Pafalet Pataïdang, noted that governance at the local level is one of the links in the restoration of confidence, the development of the country and the reinforcement of the political system.He said that governance at the local level is one of the links in the restoration of confidence, the development of the country and the strengthening of democracy through the gradual learning of interactions between the State and the various sectors, especially the private sector.
For him, the emergence of the province of Mayo Kebbi West depends on mobilizing local communities and strengthening their capacity to fully play their roles as the first instance of local governance.