Capacity Development Department of Energy, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs



Contract partner: GNHC / RGoB - Gross National Happiness Commission - Royal Government of BhutanCountry: Bhutan Funding amount: € 120.000,00Project start: 01.04.2006End: 30.09.2007

Short Description:

Overall goal


In general the project aims at enhancing individual skills in order to enable the Ministry of Industry and Trade - Department of Energy, and the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA) to carry out their responsibilities in a professional manner.


Regarding capacity building in the field of culture for the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, the project will provide means for Capacity Building/short term trainings in the fields of Planning and Policy Development, Conservation of painting, paper and household items and will as well as provide a study tour to visit restoration projects in Nepal (Austrian funded projects like Pathan, Keshar Mahal).


Regarding the Ministry of Industry and Trade - Department of Energy, the project will provide means for Capacity Building/short term trainings in the fields of Power System Analysis and Load Flow and Demand Forecast, Non Destructive Testing for Hydropower Projects, Screen Cleaning Machines and short workshops and symposiums.


This project is a part of the agreed Annual Consultations 2006 singed on February 16, 2006 in Geneva.

project number2104-00/2006
source of fundingOEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
tied
modality
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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