Rahmen für Kleinprojekte Kobü Thimphu 2015

Contract partner: Diverse TrägerCountry: Bhutan Funding amount: € 50.000,00Project start: 01.01.2015End: 30.11.2015

Short Description:

Overall goal

The overall aim of small project grants is to complement and support the engagement of ADC in Bhutan with targeted and non-bureaucratic funding of small projects within the strategic and programmatic frameworks of Austria as well as Bhutan such as the Three Year Programme on Austrian Development Policy, the Country Strategy 2014-2018 and the 11th Five Year Plan of Bhutan.

Small projects shall primarily complement measures which are in line with the sectors energy, tourism and governance (including civil society) as laid down in the country strategy. Additional areas will be accountability, capacity development and cross cutting issues such as gender, environment etc.

The small project fund shall also be utilized for undertakings which are conducive to make the development cooperation more professional, more effective and more innovative and shall enhance further the visibility of ADC in Bhutan. Eligibility of those projects is subject to evaluation based on defined criteria.

Bhutanese beneficiaries, target groups and contract partners will vary according to the above mentioned focus areas of the small projects.

project number6509-00/2015
source of fundingOEZA
sector Andere multisektorielle Maßnahmen
modalityProject-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.