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Development Cluster in East Timor

The aim of this intervention is to increase the sustainability, visibility and long-term impact of activities in a wide scope of areas such as education, health, nutrition, environment, tourism, handcrafts, to be implemented under a set of projects by different institutions within a common framework in the districts of Liquiça. The Cluster generates employment and creates new companies to promote self-sustained endogenous development. This is the first development cooperation project in the world to receive the certificate management system according to the Referential Quality NP EN ISO 9001:2008. The amounts disbursed from 2009 to 2012 total about € 1,639 million.

Rural Extension Project (2004/2013)

Support rural development of East Timor, aiming to contribute to sustainable development, fight poverty and achieve food security. The project aims to boost agricultural activity in its different components, through the empowerment of assistance staff assigned to attend the rural communities and seeking to stimulate economic growth at local level, giving priority to preservation, rehabilitation and sustainable management of natural resources (soil, water e forest). The project carries out its activities in the Districts of Ermera, Aileu, Liquiça, Bobonaro and Cova Lima. Amounts disbursed from 2009 to 2012 amount to about € 1,121 million.

Rural Development Project in East Timor

NGO IMVF is undertaking a Rural Development Project in East Timor aiming to contribute to the socioeconomic development of local communities by promoting local marketing channels and business opportunities. Amounts involved from 2009 to 2012 amount to € 312,269.

Rural Development Program in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

NGO Aga Khan is implementing a Rural Development Program in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. The program main goal is to contribute to increased economic and social wellbeing of the Cabo Delgado communities. Amounts disbursed from 2009 to 2012 amounts to about € 1,148 million

Strengthening the institutional and technical capacity of Angola’s Agronomic Research Institute (IIA)

Institutional Support Project aimed at strengthening the institutional and technical capacity of Angola’s Agronomic Research Institute (IIA). The amount involved 2009-2012 totals € 263,851.

Strengthening the production and commercial capacity of Coopcunha in the Municipal District of Ecunha in Angola

NGO IMVF is undertaking a private sector development project aimed at strengthening the production and commercial capacity of Coopcunha in the Municipal District of Ecunha in Angola. (2009-2012 € 59,781)

Sustainable Management of Natural Forest Resources in Angola

NGO IMVF - PGSRN – is undertaking a Sustainable Management of Natural Forest Resources in Angola. The project aims to develop a model for the sustainable management of natural resources in the forest areas of the Ecunha Municipal District in Angola. (2009-2012 € 96,462)

Integrated Private Sector Community Development Project in Guinea Bissau

NGO IMMF is undertaking an Integrated Private Sector Community Development Project in Guinea Bissau’s Cacheu region. The project aims to develop a sustainable agriculture cooperative that can benefit local farmers and boost the private sector in the local economy. Amounts involved total about € 49,877.

Support to the intensification of food production in Guinea Bissau’s Bafata region (PAIPA)

The project aims to develop community facilities where farmers will be introduced to new farming practices for food production intensification, crop diversification methods and the use of simple modern farming technologies that can have a 50% to 70% impact on agricultural and pastoral activities, contributing to ensure greater food security and increase family income. Amounts disbursed from 2010 to 2012 amount to nearly € 0.5 million (€499 848).

Agricultural development project in Guinea Bissau

  • NGO CIDAC Kil Ki Di Nos Tem Blur Agricultural development project in Guinea Bissau. The project aims to establish a partnership between producers, sellers, consumers and support organizations so as to mobilize these actors in favor of increasing local production and consumption as a way to increase food production, diversification and trade. Amounts disbursed 2009-2012 total about€ 149,212.

Promoting food security and environmental conservation in the eastern region of Guinea Bissau

NGO ISU is carrying out a project aimed at promoting food security and environmental conservation in the eastern region of Guinea Bissau. The project’s main goal is to boost the agricultural production capacity in local communities. Project cost amount to € 100,787.

Increasing the knowledge base and research capacity on extractive natural resources - Angola

Portugal is supporting activities in collaboration with Angola’s Geologic Institute IGEO) in the area of geology and mining with a view to contribute to increasing the knowledge base and research capacity on extractive natural resources. The project’s goal is also to produce geological charts. The amount involved in these cooperation activities 2009/2012 amount to € 75 000.

Cooperation activities in the area of geology and mining in Mozambique

Portugal is also undertaking cooperation activities in the area of geology and mining in Mozambique. The aim of the intervention is to produce geologic studies and cartography to be used as a basis for public decision making and public policy on sustainable natural resource use, including mineral resources. The amount involved in these cooperation activities 2009/2012 amount to € 188,645.