Czech Development Agency
Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic
Czech Development Agency - CzDA was established by a decision of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 2008. It has taken up activities of the Czech Development Center. CzechAID cooperates with the MFA on the establishment of an institutional framework of the Czech development cooperation and actively participates in the creation of development cooperation programs between the Czech Republic and priority countries as well as on the other stages of the project cycle management.
On February 23rd the ceremonial opening of the new renovated water distribution system was held in Huluka, Sidama in Ethiopia. The Czech ambassador in Ethiopia Karel Hejč was present, as well as Ato Aklilu Adelo, the chief of Sidama region, Ato Aberu Dekamu, director of the water distribution office, other representatives of Czech embassy, Czech Development Agency and the project partners - People In Need Foundation, Aquatest and Ircon companies. Many local authorities and hundreds of citizens from Huluka were also there to celebrate.
Senior home care is very important in Moldova, among other reasons for example because of the massive emigration that has left many seniors without close relatives to take care of them. The newly opened Homecare Centre will provide senior population access to basic medical and social services in their home environment. The centre was funded by Czech Development Agency with collaboration of Charitas Czech Republic and Moldovan NGO AO Homecare.
From 29 February until 3 March a crucial part of a peer review evaluation of the Official Development Assistance of the Czech Republic is taking place in Prague. Through the peer review process a group of representatives of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic and Co-operation Development (DAC OECD) evaluates Czech development policies and the system of the Czech ODA. The evaluation is the first one since the Czech Republic joined DAC in 2013 and will last for 6 months.