Assessment of the Country Strategy and Outline of Potential Future ADC Engagement in Mozambique
The ADC country strategy for Mozambique (2010 – 2013) is based on the Five Year Plan of the Government of Mozambique as well as the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
The country strategy defines decentralization and local development as a general focus of the ADC engagement. These efforts are followed-up in two intervention areas, namely
- sustainable public water supply and sanitation services in an inclusive and equitable manner,
- sustainable public service delivery in the area of agriculture for sustainable development in a pro-poor manner.
Austria’s ODA to Mozambique was in the period 2010 – 2012 Euro 20,45 Mio. The total disbursement of ADA was Euro 4,92 Mio. in the year 2013. The planned budget for the year 2014 is Euro 4,50 Mio.
The study will
- outline the potentials for a future ADC mid-term engagement in the consideration of the joint EU programming building on the findings and lessons learned of the implementation of the ADC country strategy Mozambique 2010 – 2013 and the overall comparative advantage of ADC as well as
- present recommendations for the future strategic orientation, possible added value of ADC’s support to Mozambique in the framework of reformulating the Austrian country strategy concerning the period 2014 – 2016.
The main objectives of the study are
- to assess the current country strategy 2010 – 2013, its achievements, challenges and possible setbacks and
- to identify and outline possibilities and potentials for a future ADC mid-term engagement including the possible cooperation modalities in Mozambique.
The experts’ team is expected to provide the final report of the assessment the latest till end of February 2015.