DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY INSTRUMENTS
TO SUPPORT THE YOUTH SECTOR

Industry: Youth Development

 

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS:

Duration: 2012 to 2014
Name of Client: Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture, Jamaica
Funding Agency: International Development Bank (IDB)
Countries of Assignment: Jamaica

OVERVIEW:

Lumin Consulting was commissioned by the Government of Jamaica (GOJ)
to conduct a robust assessment of its youth sector and to provide the
supporting documents, instruments and frameworks needed to ensure the
development of the sector.

 

KEY RESULTS:

  • Revision of the National Youth Policy established for Jamaica;

  • A comprehensive and detailed strategic plan to chart the way
    ahead for the youth sector;

  • Development of a Resource Mobilization Plan and trained key
    stakeholders in strategies for mobilizing various types of
    resources;

  • A cost benefit analysis with budget and recommendations for
    action was completed;

  • A detailed Monitoring and Evaluation plan was developed to
    monitor, review and evaluate the effectiveness of the National
    Youth Policy and ensure that these activities are incorporated into
    all stages of the policy implementation and maintenance phases;

  • A report was conducted on the impact assessment of the National
    Centre for Youth Development (NCYD) and other youth
    programmes.