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The region of Southern Serbia has recently made significant progress on its way towards economic recovery. How? By banking on organic agricultural production with support from Austria. more >>
On 1 July the Heads of Mission of the European Union member states, the EU Delegation to Uganda and Norway jointly announced the winners of this year’s EU Human Rights Defenders Award. more >>
A remote village in Bhutan managed by itself to renovate the irrigation system. A report by Ramesh Chhetri, Programme Officer of the Austrian Coordination Office in Thimphu, tells how a whole village joined forces to bring water to its rice fields and is rewarded with fifty percent more yield. more >>
The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is in charge of implementing all bilateral projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC). For this, ADA has various financing instruments at its disposal.
In priority countries and key regions, ADC contributes to implementing national development plans or regional strategies. Increasing use is made of the capacities in the partner countries themselves or programme-based approaches. In most cases funding agreements are concluded with partner country institutions and organisations. In addition programmes and projects can also be implemented by project executing agencies selected by means of calls to tender or an application procedure.
For all developing countries, ADA provides the following aid instruments: