Support for the Micorcredit Summit Campaign Annual Report

Contract partner: The Microcredit Summit Campaign Country: Entwicklungsländer, unspezifisch Funding amount: € 22.000,00 Project start: 15.11.2005 End: 31.03.2006

Short Description:

Overall goal

The State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report 2005 will be released in December 2005. The report will be produced in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic and will be circulated by e-mail to more than 10,000 members of the Campaign. It will provide end of 2004 data toward the Campaign's goal of reaching 100 million of the world's poorest families and will list the largest institutions whose data has been verified. The Austrian Constribution will be for the printing, typesetting, E-News Bulletin, Web Posting, and overhead charges involved in preparing the report, which total US$25,910.

The Austrian Contribution is also in line with the UN Year of Microcredit 2005, which also means rising the awareness of Microfinance all over the world.

project number 1983-01/2005
source of funding OEZA
sector Banken und Finanzwesen
  • 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.