Rahmen für Kleinprojekte KoBü Thimphu 2014
The overall aim of small project grants is to complement and support the engagement of ADC in Bhutan with targeted and non-bureaucratic funding of small projects within the strategic and programmatic frameworks of Austria as well as Bhutan such as the Three Year Programme on Austrian Development Policy, the Country Strategy 2014-2018 and the 11th Five Year Plan of Bhutan.
Small projects shall primarily complement measures which are in line with the sectors energy, tourism and governance (including civil society) as laid down in the country strategy. Additional areas will be accountability, capacity development and cross cutting issues such as gender, environment etc.
The small project fund shall also be utilized for undertakings which are conducive to make the development cooperation more professional, more effective and more innovative and shall enhance further the visibility of ADC in Bhutan. Eligibility of those projects is subject to evaluation based on defined criteria.
Bhutanese beneficiaries, target groups and contract partners will vary according to the above mentioned focus areas of the small projects.