Provision of Technical Assistance in Monitoring of Programme Implementation in South Africa

Contract partner: UDS - Umhlaba Development ServiceCountry: Südafrika Funding amount: € 29.290,00Project start: 01.03.2005End: 31.05.2006

Short Description:

Overall goal

The objective of this exercise is to provide technical assistance to the ADA for programme monitoring on the engagement of the Austrian Development Co-operation in South Africa.

The project activities to be undertaken include:

1. technical assistance in project monitoring on the level of project implementation

2. technical assistance in programme monitoring on the level of programme implementation

3. upon specific delegation representation of the Austrian Development Co-operation on the level of policy dialog with the Government of South Africa and donors' harmonisation.

The outputs of the exercise are:

1. country sector situations are analysed and new sector strategies and policies are formulated

2. new approaches, ideas and projects are identified and developed and the tendering processes including calls for proposals and co-financing are successfully held

3. the quality of project implementation is ensured in terms of compliance with country policy aims, project aims and with guidelines concerning certain instruments and coherence with projects of other sectors and donors

4. a dialogue and co-ordination in respect of the sector concerned is taking place and leads to the above mentioned coherence

5. a comprehensive sectoral intervention takes place which leads to positive impacts with respect to poverty reduction.

project number2260-03/2004
source of fundingOEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
  • 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.