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Sustainability in Action (SiA)

Arusha, Tanzania | https://sia.or.tz
Joined in June 2021

About Us

1.0. Introduction

Sustainability in Action (SiA) is a Non-Government, Non-Profit, Non-Religious, and Non-Political Organization Registered in Tanzanian Mainland with Registration Number 00NGO/R/1920.

SiA focuses on enabling the community to achieve sustainable community development through environmental, agricultural and social-economic initiatives.

1.1. Vision

A Community with Sustainable Environmental, Social and Economic Development.

1.2. Mission

To enable the community to achieve sustainable development through sustainable agriculture, social-economic development and environmental conservation initiatives.

1.3. Organization Objectives

1.3.1. Promote innovation of social and economic community development initiatives for sustainable development

1.3.2. Facilitate the linkage between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers and agriculture institutions.

1.3.3. Promote social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly.

1.3.4. Promote best practices in resource utilization for sustainable development


1.4. Core Values

1.4.1. Teamwork Spirit oriented

1.4.2. Bottom-up Approaches and Community Participation

1.4.3. Focus on International Standards

1.4.4. Professional and Excellency

1.4.5. Respect for the rule of law

1.4.6. Timely delivery of services

1.4.7. Accountability and Transparency

1.4.8. Results-Oriented

1.4.9. Gender-Sensitive


1.5. Area of Operations

Sustainability in Action (SiA) operates in all regions of Tanzania Mainland with the aim of enabling the community to achieve sustainable Community Development through environmental, agricultural and social-economic initiatives.


1.6. Scope of Initiatives

SiA intends to accelerate social and economic development through sustainable agriculture, social-economic development and environmental conservation initiatives that will enable the community to achieve desired development.

1.7. Thematic area of operations

1.7.1.1. Empowerment of Communities

1.7.1.2. Environment

1.7.1.3. Agriculture


2.0. SiA Administration and Operations Departments

Sustainability in Action (SiA) has Departments that coordinate and manage all Organization activities. Operations departments include all departments except the Administration department.

All departments coordinate with each other in the implementation of SiA Programmes.

In the provision of consultation services, Operation departments are guided by Consultancy and Public Services Department.


2.1. Administration Department (AD)

2.1.1. Roles

This department coordinates all Organization General Management and Administration Issues.

2.1.2. Coordination

It coordinates with other departments by providing Administrative support in Activities.

2.1.3. Special Responsibility

This department is responsible with Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of all SiA Programmes and Strategies.


2.2. Department of Environment Management and Conservation (DEMC)

2.2.1. Roles

This is a special department responsible with all environmental issues.

2.2.2. Coordination

It supports and advises other departments on all environmental issues

2.2.3. Programmes/Projects

This department currently manages the implementation of the Sustainable Environment Management and Protection Programme (SEMAPP)


2.3. Department of Agriculture and Development (DAD)

2.3.1. Roles

This department is responsible with all issues relating to Agriculture.

2.3.2. Coordination

It supports and advises other departments in All Agriculture related activities

2.3.3. Programmes/Project

This department is now implementing Agriculture and Development Programme (ADP)


2.4. Research, Training and Facilitation Department (RTFD)

2.4.1. Roles

This department is responsible with Research, Training and Facilitation.

2.4.2. Coordination

It supports and advises other departments in Research, Training and Facilitation.

2.4.3. Special Responsibility

This department is special responsible with the management of all researches SiA Research Issues


2.5. Community Development Department (CDD)

2.5.1. Roles

This department is responsible with all issues relating to Community development.

2.5.2. Coordination

It supports and advises other departments in Social and economic development issues

2.5.3. Programmes/Projects

This department is currently implementing Sustainable Community Development Programme (SCDP).


2.6. Consultancy and Public Services Department (CPSD)

2.6.1. Roles

This department coordinates all SiA Consultancy and Public services.

2.6.2. Coordination

It coordinates with other departments by providing Support in Consultancy and public services.

2.6.3. Programmes/Projects

This department is currently implementing Project Management and Evaluation for Sustainable Development (PMESD).


3.0. SiA Special Offices

3.1. SiA Head Office (HO)

This is a special Office under Administration Department (AD).

HO Coordinates SiA Organization with Other Organization.

3.2. SiA Consultancy Office (CO)

This is a Special Office under Consultancy and Public Services Department (CPSD)

CO manages all SiA Consultancy services.

3.3. SiA Research Office (RO)

This Office is under Research, Training and Facilitation Department (RTFD)

RO Main role is to coordinate all SiA Research activities.


4.0. Expert and Staffs

SiA has experts from different fields who work together in the implementation of SiA Programmes

SiA relies on Permanent and part-time staffs

1. Research experts

2. Project planning and Implementation experts

3. Monitoring and Evaluation Experts

4. Environment Management and audit Experts

5. Agriculture production experts

6. Agriculture Marketing experts

7. Community Development Experts


5.0. SiA Strategic Goals

SiA developed Strategic goals that aiming to facilitate the achievement of SiA Vision, Mission and Objectives as follow;

5.1. Goal #1: Sustainable Agriculture

To strengthen the linkage between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers as well as agriculture institutions in order to increase agriculture productivity and promote agriculture commercialization and sustainability.

5.2. Goal #2: Community Empowerment

To induce and facilitate innovation of social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.

5.3. Goal #3: Resources Utilization

To promote a sustainable economy of marginal communities in underprivileged parts of Tanzania by facilitating the adoption of best practices of effective resource utilization.

5.4. Goal #4: Environmental Conservation

To encourage the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental conservation initiatives.

5.5. Goal #5: Partnership and Collaboration

To promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as environmental and social impacts assessment

 

6.0. SiA Programmes

6.1. Sustainable Community Development Programme (SCDP)

General Objective: This programme aims to induce and facilitate social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.

6.2. Sustainable Environment Management and Protection Programme (SEMAPP)

General Objective: The purpose of this programme is to promote the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental management and conservation initiatives.

6.3. Project Management and Evaluation for Sustainable Development (PMESD)

General Objective: This programme intends to promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation.

6.4. Agriculture and Development Programme (ADP)

General Objective: This programme focus on the facilitation and promotion of agriculture development through innovation and adoption of Best Agriculture Practices, commercialization of Agriculture, and collaboration between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers, and agriculture institutions.


7.0. SiA Strategic Plan – Summary of Strategic plan

Sustainability in Action (SiA) is intended to enable the community to achieve sustainable environmental, social and economic development.

All SiA Plans and Strategies derived from SiA Vision, Mission and Objective.

➠ From SiA Vision, Mission and objectives SiA Strategic Goals were formulated.

➠ Then from SiA’s Strategic Goals, SiA Programmes were Formulated.

➠ From SiA Programmes Various projects are developed.

➠ Then SiA activities are derived from SiA Projects.

 

8.0. SiA Monitoring and Evaluation

8.1. SiA M&E Areas of Emphasis

8.1.1. Relevancy

SiA considers the appropriateness of Programme/project objectives to the problems that it was supposed to address and to the physical and policy environment within which it operated.

8.1.2. Efficiency

SiA measures how productively means (inputs) such as money, time, equipment, personnel were used in the creation of results (outputs), and the quality of the results achieved.

8.1.3. Effectiveness

SiA Compare results and objectives. That is, the contribution made by the programme’s/project’s results to the achievement of the Programme/project purpose.

8.1.4. Sustainability

SiA checks for the likelihood of a continuation in the stream of benefits produced by the programme/project after the period of external support has ended.

8.1.5. Impacts

In this, SiA focus on the effect of the project on its wider environment, and its contribution to the overall objective. 

8.2. M&E of Execution of SiA’s Plans and Strategies

8.2.1. SiA Vision, Mission and Objective M&E

Vision, Mission and objectives are Monitored and evaluated basing on SiA Strategic Goals and SiA Programmes.

8.2.2. M&E of SiA Strategic Goals

Strategic goals are monitored and evaluated based on SiA Programmes.

8.2.3. M&E of SiA Programmes

Programmes are monitored and evaluated based on the projects developed from a specific programme. The performance indicator for programmes covers; Number of projects, Quality/Nature of projects, Partnerships, Campaigns etc.

8.2.4. M&E of SiA Projects

Projects are Monitored and Evaluated basing on actual activities. The performance indicator for projects covers; Number of activities, Quality/Nature of activities, Beneficiaries, Tasks etc.

8.2.5. M&E of SiA Activities

Activities are monitored based on the actual tasks or event done. Results of activities are considered in activities monitoring


1.0. Introduction

Sustainability in Action (SiA) is a Non-Government, Non-Profit, Non-Religious, and Non-Political Organization Registered in Tanzanian Mainland with Registration Number 00NGO/R/1920.

SiA focuses on enabling the…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Environment & Sustainability

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