Czech Development Agency
Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic
Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka visited Moldova on June 9-10, 2016. Among the main topics discussed during the offcial visit were development and transformation cooperation. In Moldova Mr Sobotka learned in person about the achievements of the Czech development cooperation. The positive impacts of Czech development activities were also discussed during meetings of Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek with Moldovan partners. The Czech delegation was joined by Director of the Czech Development Agency Michal Kaplan. On the ocassion of the visit, two Memorandums of Understanding were signed between the Czech Development Agency and the Ministry of Regional Development and Construction and the Ministry of Agriculture and the Food Industry.
Czech Development Agency and MASHAV Sign a Declaration of Intent on International Development Cooperation
Czech Development Agency and the Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation MASHAV signed on May 22, 2016 a Declaration of Intent on International Development Cooperation. The event took place within the framework of the 4th Intergovernmental Consultations held in Jerusalem. The document expresses the intention to cooperate in the area of the Official Development Assistance, exchange information on activities and carry out joint development activities in third countries.
Director of the Czech Development Agency Michal Kaplan and expert Štěpán Šantrůček are visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina this week, one of the priority countries of the Czech ODA. An important moment of their visit was the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation with Czech ODA’s partners in Bosnia and Herzegovina – the American agency USAID and the Swedish agency SIDA. All three agencies have been working together since 2011 on a project called FARMA, which locals consider very beneficial. Therefore the cooperation will continue within the framework of a project FARMA 2. As part of the visit the CzDA representatives have been also monitoring the ongoing projects of the Czech ODA.