Local office Ouagadougou
Priority Country since: 1993
Focus: Vocational education, handicraft & small-scale business promotion, rural development
Did you know, that... the country's name means "land of the upright / honest people"?
More about... Burkina FasoContact:
Mag. Christian Geosits
Head of Office
Local office Chisinau
Priority Country since: 2004
Focus: Water, wastewater disposal, economy, vocational education, governance, environment and climate change, peacebuilding
Did you know, that... Moldova is one of the ten biggest viticulture countries?
More about... MoldovaContact:
DI Alexander Karner
Head of office
Local office Tiflis
Priority country since: 2011
Focus: Agriculture and forestry, spatial planning, governance
Did you know, that... 23 languages are spoken within Georgia?
More about... Georgia
Local office Ramallah
Priority country since: 1995
Focus: Advance of the Middle East peace process, building state institutions, water supply
Did you know, that... the average age in the Palestinian Territories is about 22.5?
More about... the Palestinian TerritoriesContact:
Dr. Andrea Nasi
Head of office
The Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation, concentrates its activities on key regions in Africa, Asia, South-Eastern and Eastern Europe as well as the Caribbean. This is in line with the international trend of placing greater emphasis on comprehensive programme objectives and reducing isolated interventions. The ADA field offices make sure that local cooperation is based on equal partnership, while also guaranteeing effective monitoring and control. The projects and programmes are tailored to local conditions and agreed with local partners. The key regions and priority countries of Austrian Development Cooperation are:
- The Caribbean
- West Africa: Burkina Faso
- East Africa and Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Uganda
- Southern Africa: Mozambique
- Himalayas/Hindu Kush: Bhutan
- Danube Region/Western Balkans: Albania, Kosovo
- Black Sea Region/South Caucasus: Moldova, Armenia, Georgia
- Palestinian Territories
Besides cooperating with the governments of priority countries, ADA also promotes initiatives of civil-society and private-sector organisations in these and other developing countries.