The Five-Year Programme, which will cost 2.8tri/- (1,309,000,000 US dollars) aims at responding to key priorities as highlighted in the National Five Year Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on the most vulnerable and hardto- reach villagers.

Eight per cent of the cost (2.8tril/-) would benefit Zanzibar. UNDAP II draws guidance from an in-depth assessment of national priorities and the fast-changing global aid environment, especially as the country approaches middleincome status as well as on implementation of UNDAP I which comes to an end this month.

With the theme ‘Narrowing the gap to leave no one behind’, the UNDAP II will cover the first five years of the SDGs and set in motion the process by which the work will seek to achieve the 2030 agenda.

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