Development/ Implementation agency
The Czech Development Agency (CzDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for identifying, developing, implementing and monitoring development cooperation projects, in line with the development program approved in close co-operation with the partner country.
Address: Chisinau, 23 Moara Rosie str., MD 2005
Legal framework for cooperation
Agreement between the Czech Republic and the Republic of Moldova on development cooperation.
Strategic documents for programming
The Development Cooperation Strategy of the Czech Republic for the period of 2010-2017 (the Strategy), approved by the Resolution No 336 of the Government of the Czech Republic dated 24 May 2010.
Priority sectors/ Areas of cooperation
In 2011-2017, development cooperation of the Czech Republic will focus on the following areas:
Types of funds / financial instruments and assistance modalities
Bilateral assistance in grants and technical assistance.
Procedures for programming, approval and implementation of projects
The Czech Development Agency (CzDA) deals with the identification, formulation, implementation and monitoring of development cooperation projects in accordance with the approved development programme, working closely with the partner country.
As a rule, the CzDA enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with institutional partners for individual projects that defines the rights and obligations of the parties.
If several donors are involved in a project, coordination or management committees may be set up. Such coordination and management bodies are attended by representatives of the CzDA or the Embassy.
The Czech Republic has implemented development cooperation projects in Moldova since 2001. The projects are fully in line with Moldova’s priorities in the social area (improvement of the quality of living, targeted social assistance etc.), in water supply and sanitation (exploitation of water resources and introduction of waste management), in agriculture (improving competitiveness and effectiveness) as well as in the environment (decontamination and alleviation of environmental burdens).
In the year 2017, 7 projects are ongoing, most of them being funded by the Czech Development Agency (CzDA), with a budget of about EUR 5.5 million: