Regional Equity and Development Fund Vacancies 2023
THE MANDATE AND ACTIVITIES OF THE TRUST FUND FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EQUITY PROVISIONS
The Trust Fund for Regional Development and Equity Provisions (Trust Fund) was established in terms of the Trust Fund for Regional Development and Equity Provisions Act, 2000 (Act No. 22 of 2000), and the mandate is for providing financial assistance for the development of regions and local authorities as well as supporting the implementation of decentralization programmes in Namibia. The Fund resorts under and reports to the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development.
The Trust Fund is managed by a Board of Trustees, under the chairmanship of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Urban and Rural Development. The other members of the Board are the Permanent Secretaries of the National Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Prime Minister as well as representatives of the Association of Regional Councils (ARC), the Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN), Namibia NGO Forum (NANGOF) and the National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia.
The Fund receives financial allocations for its operational and development activities from the national budget through the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development.
In executing its assigned duties, the Board is assisted by an Executive Committee and a Secretariat, which ensure the implementation of the Board’s decisions and the requisite administrative support respectively.