Title:Food Security Programme 2005, Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Economy and Finance
Budget:450,000 EUR
Dates: February, 2007 - January, 2009
Partner: Aria Consulting

The purpose of the project was to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic ("Government") to continue its structural adjustment reform along with the implementation of the Country Development Strategy aimed at reducing poverty in the country.
Main tasks included: (i) Supporting the MoEF in improving the policy framework that contributes to the Public Finance reform process by promoting a number of institutional and systemic developments to strengthen public expenditure management. (ii) Providing policy advice to the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection on the process of elaborating a social policy and formulating policy alternatives that will facilitate the efficient and effective targeting of social services to the vulnerable, including improved income assessment mechanism and reform of the benefits system.