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Project Fact Sheet for 10401

Project / Programme Title
Support to the socioeconomic Empwerment of Women
Brief Project Description
Specific Objective: Establish an innovative agenda of intervention aimed at increasing women's access to credit and financial services and to improve the socio-economic position of women entrepreneurs in the country, increasing the employment possibilities. Main results and activities - Enhanced research and organizational capacity as well as international visibility of the University Eduardo Mondlane and the Centro de Coordenação dos Assuntos de Género. - Expanded knowledge base on women's participation in the main productive sectors of the provinces of southern Mozambique and on patterns of access to credit. - Identified priorities for intervention to reduce the gender gap in access to credit and financial services and promote women's entrepreneurship. - Support to CeCAGe in the technical and scientific coordination for the implementation and finalization of field studies and desk-research - Implementation of a pilot training on research methods and gender analysis for UEM students and researchers involved in the field studies - Identification of good practices and promising approaches at national, regional and international level on women's access to credit and financial services - Realization of a National Conference on "Socio-Economic Empowerment of women and access to credit" - Systematization, publication and dissemination of the results of the international conference on "Socio-economic empowerment of women and access to credit" (on-line, printed and preparation of information material to be sent to the Mozambique pavilion at EXPO Milan) - Identification of the policy guidelines for the promotion of financial instruments for women in the key productive sectors for the initiative - Development of a new Italian Cooperation program financed through a soft loan in support of women's socio-economic empowerment and women’s entrepreneurship.
Donor
ITALY
Donor Agency / UN Agency
Direcção Geral para a Cooperação ao Desenvolvimento
Government Counterparts
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Project Information

Project Status
Completed
Mozambican Project Number
Fonte de Recurso
Actual Start - End
2014-11-17 / 2018-12-31
Planned Start - End
2014-10-07 / 2015-12-31
Date of Signature of MoU/Contract
n/a
National / Regional
Regional 
Type of Implementation
Bilateral 
Project Contact Person
Fabio Melloni | maputo@aics.gov.it 
Project Internet Link
 
Comments
Iniciativa aprovada com delibera n. 119 del 07.10.2014 - financiamento total € 632.000 (dos quais 500.000 geridos pela Embaixada da italia e 132.000 para assistência tecnica italiana reflectidos no project "TA"). 

Funding Information

Aid Modality
Investment Projects
Currency
EUR
Type of Funding
Grant
On/Off Budget
Off Budget
On/Off Treasury
Off Treasury
Funding Totals
Disbursements
500,000 EUR
Commitments
500,000 EUR
Undisbursed
0 EUR
Historic Funding
Disbursements
0 EUR
Commitments
0 EUR
Funding 2014
Disbursements
500,000 EUR
Commitments
500,000 EUR
Disbursements 1st Quarter
0 EUR
Disbursements 2nd Quarter
0 EUR
Disbursements 3rd Quarter
0 EUR
Disbursements 4th Quarter
500,000 EUR

Classification

Channel of Delivery
  • AICS - Agência Italiana
Sectors
100.0%
15100 Government And Civil Society, General
15164 Women's equality organisations and institutions
MDGs
  • Poverty
  • Gender
  • Global Partnership
Focal Regions
Cidade de Maputo
25.0%
  • All districts
Gaza
25.0%
  • Chibuto (25.0%)
Inhambane
25.0%
  • Cidade de Inhambane (25.0%)
Zambézia
25.0%
  • Cidade de Quelimane (25.0%)