AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Further support to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development to strengthen administrative structure for programming, implementation and monitoring of Kosovo's and future EU funds

Country: Kosovo

Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development

Date: 11/2014 - 11/2016

Client / Beneficiary: EU

Financing Agency: IPA 2013

Project Value: 99,086 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The project aims to further build the capacity of the Agricultural Development Agency (ADA) and the Rural Development Policy Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development-MAFRD (RDD) in implementing rural development measures and in correctly delivering direct payments to farmers.

The project will review the existing capacities for implementation of rural development measures against the requirements laid down by IPA for decentralised management of funds, with a view of undertaking the actions needed to move towards accreditation. Support will be provided to ADA in order to upgrade their administrative and control system, in line with their long term EU accession goal of having a fully Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS).
To increase agricultural and food production, productivity and competitiveness in the farm and agribusiness sectors leading to improved rural incomes.
To upgrade the technical and administrative capacities of the Agricultural Development Agency (ADA) in order to perform EU compliant administrative checks and controls for subsidies and to build capacity in the Managing Authority (MA) to manage the Agriculture and Rural Development Programme (ARDP) in line with IPARD requirements

Services provided:

  • Creating and designing information systems
  • Data management and processing
  • Institutional capacity building/strengthening
  • Quality control
  • Training
  • Application of procedures
  • IT Systems desing and development
  • IT Systems maintenance
  • Organisation of studiy tours
  • Training needs analysis
  • IT Systems analyst
  • Administrative assistance
  • Budget preparation
  • Human resource management/development

Subsectors of activities:

  • Agriculture
  • Rural Development Policies And Strategies
  • Public administration/ Management/ Reform
  • CAP
  • Regional Development
  • Agriculture