Nexus-Studie Äthiopien

Contract partner: Skat Consulting AG Country: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 54.580,00 Project start: 11.05.2014 End: 31.07.2014

Short Description:

Overall goal

The current three years programme (2013-2015) of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) emphasises the necessity to address water supply, energy, climate protection, forestry, agriculture and food security in an even more closely interlinked way. This so-called nexus requires a holistic and systemic approach in the framework of programming, concrete planning as well as policy dialogue. In this respect especially the interdependencies as well as possible trade-offs between different sectors and themes have to be kept in mind.

Ethiopia is one of the countries, in which ADC is already applying an integrated approach in development cooperation, especially in the field of rural development/food security and natural resource management.

Consequently, the nexus case study in Ethiopia will identify

• previous and current experiences in the framework of on-going interventions,

• the challenges and potentials for a nexus application in the respective national and sub-national context,

• existing drivers and barriers for nexus approaches, and

• possible entry points for a broader anchorage of nexus approaches.

The results of this study will allow more specific and practical guidance for further country programming and concrete planning of interventions as well as ADC strategy development in general.

project number 2747-00/2014
source of funding OEZA
sector Wasserversorgung und sanitäre Einrichtungen
  • 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.