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25 Jul 2013 description

About this report

Lessons drawn from evaluations can improve understanding of what constitutes good development, and what works and what does not, for both CIDA staff and partners who design and implement international development projects. Incorporating these lessons into our operations will also give Canadian taxpayers better value for their tax dollars.

29 May 2013 description

ROME — Canada's leadership on food security and nutrition is contributing to the reduction of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, participated today in a round table in Rome to discuss global food security and nutrition, and the role of private sector partnerships.

14 Mar 2011 description

Ottawa, OntarioDToday, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced Canada's support for those affected by flooding in Sri Lanka and Colombia. Over recent months, extreme flooding occurred in both countries, creating humanitarian needs requiring international assistance for those affected.

"Canada respondsto help those facing the profound impact of natural disasters around the world," said Minister Oda.

07 Aug 2009 description

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The Government of Canada is increasing its ongoing support to civilians displaced by the recent conflict in Sri Lanka, announced the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, after visiting Menik Farm in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.

"Canada is deeply concerned about the ongoing humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka," said Minister Oda. "During my visit to the displaced persons camp in Vayuniya, I witnessed the need of those who are living there.

07 Aug 2009 description

Après avoir visité la ferme Menik à Vavunyia, au Sri Lanka, l'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada augmentait son aide aux civils déplacés par le récent conflit au Sri Lanka.

« Le Canada est très préoccupé par la situation humanitaire actuelle au Sri Lanka, » a dit la ministre Oda. « Pendant ma visite au camp de personnes déplacées, j'ai pu constater les besoins immenses des personnes vivant dans ce camp.

04 May 2009 description

Colombo (Sri Lanka) - At the conclusion of her visit to Sri Lanka, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced today an increase in critical humanitarian aid to assist the civilians displaced by the ongoing civil war in the country.

"This tragic situation for the civilians is of grave concern and our government is responding to the increasing need for assistance," stated Minister Oda. "This additional funding will provide essential food, water, shelter and medical care to the displaced populations.

20 Nov 2008 description

Canada's Commitment

The earthquake that occurred under the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004, had a magnitude of 9. It triggered a massive tsunami that affected several countries, particularly Indonesia, Sri Lanka, southern India, Thailand, the Maldives, and Somalia. In the immediate aftermath, five million people needed humanitarian assistance. An estimated 227,000 people have died.

As the full scope of the crisis emerged, the Canadian government committed $425 million toward a comprehensive response until 2009.

01 May 2008 description

SECTION I : APER=C7U DE L AGENCE

1.1 Raison d être

Les Canadiens et les Canadiennes sont conscients du fait que leur avenir est lié à celui des autres pays du monde et que l incapacité à réaliser des progrès significatifs sur les plans politique, économique, social et environnemental dans les pays en développement aura des répercussions sur la sécurité et la prospérité à long terme du Canada.

L Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI) est le principal organisme gouvernemental chargé d élaborer des politiques et des programmes en matière de développement et d action …

01 May 2008 description

SECTION I: AGENCY OVERVIEW

1.1 Raison d'être

Canadians recognize that their future is intertwined with that of people around the world, and that the failure to achieve significant political, economic, social and environmental progress in the developing world will have an impact on Canada in terms of long-term security and prosperity.

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is the Government's principal organization responsible for development and humanitarian policy and programming.

30 May 2007 description

Introduction

Overview

The tsunami that struck on December 26, 2004, hit a relatively narrow, but long strip of land stretching over 1,000 km (approximately 70 percent of Sri Lanka's coastline). The statistics below indicate the extent of the impact:

- Dead: 31,000

- Missing: 5,600

- Injured: More than 15,000

- Internally displaced: 500,000

- Total affected: 1 million (5 percent) of a total population of 19 million.

24 Apr 2006 description

Planned Project Summary Information

Project number: A-033169

Branch: Asia

Country: Sri Lanka and Maldives

CIDA's ODA Priorities

20% - 100 - Basic human needs

30% - 200 - Gender equality

20% - 400 - Human rights, democracy, good governance

30% - 600 - Environment

CIDA's Sectors

15% - 14000 - Water supply and sanitation

25% - 15000 - Government and civil society

15% - 16040 - Low-cost housing

05% - 31120 - Agricultural development

05% - 32130 - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) development

20% - 41000 - General environmental …

13 Apr 2006 description

Planned Project Summary Information
Project number: A-033081

Branch: Asia

Country: Sri Lanka

CIDA's ODA Priorities

40% - 106 - Water and sanitation
60% - 605 - Environmental analysis and assessment

CIDA's Sectors

30% - 14020 - Water supply and sanitation - large systems
30% - 41081 - Environmental education/training

31 Mar 2006 description

Planned Project Summary Information

Project number: A-032975

Branch: Asia

Country: India / Sri Lanka

CIDA's ODA Priorities

05% - 199 - Integrated basic human needs

05% - 202 - Gender equality is one of the objectives/results

40% - 303 - Universal access to basic infrastructure services

50% - 601 - Environmental conservation

CIDA's Sectors

50% - 22040 - Information and communication technology (ICT)

50% - 41020 - Biosphere protection

Project Approval Date: March 2006

Anticipated Project Duration: 3 years

Estimated Project Value: …

28 Mar 2006 description

Planned Project Summary Information
Project number: A-032837

22 Nov 2005 description

(2005-57) News Release

OTTAWA - The Honourable Aileen Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced that Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will allocate a further $33 million to rehabilitate and rebuild tsunami-affected countries. The projects will be carried out primarily by Canadian non-governmental organizations in India, Indonesia, the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

"When Canadians see people in need, they respond generously.

24 Aug 2005 description

Planned Project Summary Information

Project number: A-032473-001

Branch: Asia

Country: Sri Lanka

CIDA's ODA Priorities: 10% Political Will Of Governments; 20% Civil Society's Policy Role; 50% Public Sector Competence; 20% Protection And Promotion Of Human Rights

CIDA's Sectors: 25% Strengthening Civil Society; 55% Government Administration; 20% Human Rights

Anticipated Project Approval Date: June 2006

Anticipated Project Duration: 6 years

Estimated Project Value Range: $5.0M to $7.0M

Project Implementation: Competitive selection for project design …

02 Aug 2005 description

Ottawa, ON. August 2, 2005 - Canadian municipalities will soon begin helping communities in Sri Lanka rebuild in the wake of last December's tsunami.

The $9-million project, sponsored jointly by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), has been approved by the Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Aileen Carroll.

The Government of Canada committed $425 million over five-years to support relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction efforts following the tsunami.

11 May 2005 description

The Canadian government has committed $425 million over five years toward a comprehensive response to the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. These funds will be used for relief and rehabilitation ($265 million), as well as reconstruction ($160 million) in the most affected countries.

While relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction activities can overlap, they are considered as distinct phases:

-humanitarian relief concentrates on mainly short-term and temporary activities to ensure that the basic needs of people are immediately met (e.g.

08 Apr 2005 description

Canada takes part in the first regional assessment of rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in tsunami-affected countries

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) led Canada's delegation to a high-level meeting organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to assess reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in tsunami-affected countries.

The meeting, held on March 18, 2005, in Manila, the Philippines, was the first time that donors, affected countries, multilateral institutions, civil society, and the private sector had all met to take stock of coordination …

17 Mar 2005 description

Introduction

Overview

The tsunami that struck on December 26, 2004, hit a relatively narrow, but long strip of land stretching over 1,000 km (approximately 70 percent of Sri Lanka's coastline). The statistics below indicate the extent of the impact:

Dead: 31,000

Missing: 5,600

Injured: More than 15,000

Internally displaced: 500,000