Relief and Technical Assistance Response to Drought Crisis in Moldova

Contract partner: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme - MoldovaCountry: Moldau Funding amount: € 100.000,00Project start: 01.09.2007End: 29.02.2008

Short Description:

Overall goal

The project is funded 50 % (EUR 50.000) by the Austrian Development Cooperation and 50% (EUR 50.000) by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW).

This project constitutes a coordinated UN response to the request for assistance mady by the Government of Moldova to the UN in July 2007. It aims to address primarily the emergency needs created by the severe drought affecting the country during the summer of 2007 and builds on the findings of a joint FAO /WFP assessment carried out in July and August 2007.

The project includes five key outputs: a) technical expertise, management, coordination; b) emergency procurement of seeds/agricultural supplies; c) emergency assistance to socially vulnerable groups; d) aid monitoring; e) planning for medium and long-term assistance.

The project is managed by UNDP in partnership with FAO, UN Populations Fund , other UN agencies and the Government of Moldova. NGOs and local public authorities are implementing partners of the project.

The total financial needs are estimated at US $ 8,177.720.

project number2528-00/2007
source of fundingOEZA
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
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    • 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.
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