Rahmen für Kleinprojekte (ARO Ramallah) 2016

Contract partner: Diverse Träger Country: Palästinensische Gebiete Funding amount: € 30.000,00 Project start: 01.05.2016 End: 31.10.2016

Short Description:

Overall goal


The targeted and non-bureaucratic funding of small projects within the strategic and programmatic framework shall enhance quality, effectiveness, efficiency and visibility of the Austrian Development Co-operation in the Palestinian Territories.


Expected results


The small projects funded through this instrument will allow for the following results.

- The small projects complemented and supported the Austrian engagement in the relevant priority areas;

- They could be implemented expeditiously and non-bureaucratically;

- Small projects contributed to enhanced aid effectiveness;

- Small projects contributed to better visibility of the Austrian Development Cooperation in the Palestinian Territories;

- Partners received essential practical support, for doing things, which would not have been possible without our support.


Target group / Beneficiaries

The target group will be socially vulnerable people in the West Bank, especially children with mental or other disabilities.

The partners will be NGOs working in the health care sector with these vulnerable groups.



• Identification of potential projects and provision of application documents to project partners

• Assessment of applications according to stipulated evaluation procedures

• Preparation of contract documents for awarded small projects

• Disbursements as per contractual stipulations

• Monitoring of project activities according to the nature of the particular small project

• Examination of accounts and project reports

• Reporting to ADA Head Office on the implementation of the Small Project Fund as part of the semi-annual report and submission of a

final report at the end of the project period.



Small Projects shall primarily complement measures which are in line with the priority areas of water and health, as well as the cross-cutting activities of humanitarian assistance. The projects will be in line with the priorities of the Palestinian partners, as outlined in the National Development Plan, the EU Local Development Strategy, and – in accordance with Austria’s priorities – with the EU Sector Strategy Fiches in Health and Water.

project number 6508-00/2016
source of funding OEZA
sector Andere multisektorielle Maßnahmen
modality Project-type interventions
  • 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.