Project Proposal development

A project proposal serves as a principal reference   document for implementing any project.  The nature and type of a project proposal depends on various requirements of donor agencies.

A typical project proposal includes the following major elements:

  1. Cover page
  2. Project summary
  3. Background
  4. Previous experiences with similar project
  5. Programme description
  6. Stakeholders analysis
  7. Risk and assumptions
  8. Monitoring and evaluation
  9. Sustainability
  10. Budget

The programme description or programme planning to be included in project proposal development  is based on a series of steps including situation analysis, problem analysis, objective analysis, alternative analysis, project planning matrix and logical frame-work. The objectives of the project (goal. Purpose, results/output and activities are   systematically described in the logical frame-work. The necessary indicators, risk-assumptions, etc. are also described in the logical frame-work, in order to use these indicators for monitoring as well as impact evaluation. The programme planning vis-à-vis the project proposal development is an integral p-art of Project Cycle Management.

The Admin (myself) is a professional development practitioner. He Obtained his Master degree in Agriculture from Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh. He also obtained a Master degree in Agricultural Economics from the American University of Beirut, Labanon in 1983. The admin earned a Law degree (LL.B) from Uttara University in Bangladesh. He also studied in the North South University -Dhaka for his Certificate course in Development Studies. The Admin. has over 25 years of professional working experiences in national and international organisations and UN agencies (UNDP and ILO), multi-sectoral donor agencies; and donor aided projects; in various responsible and leading positions includintg as "Specialist" "Director" and "Advisor" . Lately he served as Advisor (M&E) in GTZ (German Technical Cooperation Agency in Bangladesh. His major fields of specialization include Project Planning; Project Management; Monitoring & Evaluation;and Training and Capacity building. He gained professional skills and expertise in "website design, development and maintenance" including SEO and SMM/SEM. The current website is a self developed and self-managed website by the Admin. himself. Currently working as Independent Development Consultant.