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  • The Government has allocated $5 million towards the Community Empowerment and Transformation (COMET) project, Phase II.
  • The project seeks to strengthen community and civil society organisations to be active managers and leaders in their communities and to increase citizen participation, cooperation and accountability.
  • The programme is being funded through a grant provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented under the Ministry of Justice.

The Government has allocated $5 million towards the Community Empowerment and Transformation (COMET) project, Phase II.

This is contained in the 2016/17 Estimates of Expenditure, tabled in the House of Representatives on April 14.

The project seeks to strengthen community and civil society organisations to be active managers and leaders in their communities and to increase citizen participation, cooperation and accountability.

Anticipated targets for this fiscal year include the provision of training (remedial and vocational) for participants in the Drug Treatment Court Programme and the provision of life skills training for youth participants in the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court.

The programme is being funded through a grant provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented under the Ministry of Justice.

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