02 December 2020 - NW2806
Mphithi, Mr L to ask the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
(a) What is the budget for monitoring and evaluation of the National Youth Policy (NYP) 2030, (b) who will be responsible for monitoring and evaluation of the NYP 2030 in her department, (c) how will her department ensure that disaggregated data will be accessed, and (d) what is the monitoring and evaluation cycle process for completing the monitoring and evaluation plan and template?
a) The budget for monitoring and evaluation of the National Youth Policy (NYP) 2030 is within the budget of the National Youth Development branch in the Department. The total budget for the National Youth Development branch is R10 523 000. Of that amount, R3 134 000 is for goods and services. The monitoring and evaluation budget is within the goods and services line item.
b) The National Youth Development branch and the Monitoring and Evaluation unit in the Department will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the NYP2030 and they will ensure collection, analysis and reporting of progress of high level output and outcome indicators tracking implementation of the National Youth Policy by government, civil society, and private sectors on a continuous basis. Data will be collated and the NYP2030 implementation reports will be consolidated on quarterly basis.
c) The Monitoring and Evaluation Framework has monitoring and evaluation tools to be used to collect selected data that is disaggregated according to age, gender, disability status, geographic location, and racial grouping.
d) The monitoring and evaluation plan and templates will be completed together with the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework by the end of March 2021. They will be consulted with relevant stakeholders, before being processed to Cabinet for approval. Capacity building sessions will also be held in all provinces with targeted implementing agents.