Building Alliance for Local Advancement Development and Investment.
Over a period of Five years, starting in 2013, the BALADI program will tackle 9 districts of municipalities being:Akkar, Tripoli, Minieh Danniyeh , Zgharta , Koura , Bcharreh, Batroun, Jbeil, Keserwan.
The program focuses on supporting Targeted Local GovernmentEntities to be more responsive to community needs and concern, through Capacities in local public services provision enhanced, Participatory decentralized governance model enhanced, and Innovative public administration practices adopted for sustained local development.
BALADI provides an annual opportunity for municipalities to submit proposals development projects in cooperation with the local community, to address the challenges and problems faced by different social groups and meet their needs, in order to obtain funding from the program.
Rene Mouawad foundation (RMF) and BIAT will be responsible for implementing the project in the aforementioned districts.