Gender Assessment of Agriculture and Local Development Systems and Follow Up to Its Findings

Contract partner: UN WOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of WomenCountry: Georgien Funding amount: € 30.000,00Project start: 01.07.2015End: 31.03.2016

Short Description:

Overall goal

Overall objective:

To effectively improve the social and economic living conditions of 1.8 million women and men in rural areas in Georgia

Specific Objective

Implementation of a gender study in Adjara, Qvemo Qartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Kakheti, Shida Qartli & Samegrelo region to inform national governance structures and donor partners on gender gaps in the agricultural sector and how to address them

The Austrian Development Agency in cooperation with the Swiss Development Cooperation and UNWOMEN is commissioning an assessment study on regional /local development systems and processes in agriculture from a gender perspective. The study should provide an up to date analysis and provide recommendations for policy making/institutional/operational improvements to relevant ministries and local goverments, as well as recommendations for development partners to improve policies and service provisions, so that they more equally adress the diverse needs 1, 8 Mio women and men through effective contribution to rural socio - economic development.

project number8340-00/2015
source of fundingOEZA
sector Landwirtschaft
modalityProject-type interventions
marker Gender: 2, Democracy: 2
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 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.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.