This project has been designed to provide substantive and technical assistance to the Government in mainstreaming social and economic development in the national policies at all sectors. The ultimate objective of this intervention is to create a strong foundation for efficient, evidence-based decision-making relevant to socio-economic development in line with the Saudi Vision 2030. The conceptual framework on which this intervention is conceived is that the Government will embrace a role to deal with socio-economic development in a much holistic manner away from the conventional development paradigm of disconnected policies for sectors.
The project is based on the Saudi Vision 2030, with emphasis on the pillar of thriving economy in which the Government expresses eagerness to promote and reinvigorate social development in order to build a strong and productive society. In this context, this advisory services project advances five specific outputs as follows:
I. Supporting the social and economic development;
2. Sustainable development concept integrated into national policy;
3. National policies formulated for robust sector-based economic;
4. National policies for regional development;
5. Capacity developed for strong computer systems
In addition, Supporting Project Management is emphasized to ensure delivery of the five outputs in a timely manner. This is conceived to involve coordination across all deputyships of the Ministry of Economy and Plannin,g with the obiective of capturing svnergies.
Project Document "Umbrella Programme for Socio-Economic Development"