Projects

ACSA Projects’ Portfolio (2001-2020)

National Agency for Rural Development (ACSA) as a non-governmental, non-profit and apolitical organization conducting its activity on the whole territory of Moldova, actively participates in national and international tenders launched by state institutions and development partners. Thus, during it’s almost 20 years of existence ACSA successfully implemented and continues to do so, over 110 projects financed by the World Bank, USAID, MCC, SIDA, UN, DFID, FAO, IFAD, Polish Aid and other donors.

The projects implemented by ACSA during its 20 years of experience have different goals and objectives targeting various domains related to agriculture and rural development and can be structured in several major categories:

  • Creation, management and fortification of the Rural Extension Service in Moldova and provision of public advisory services for rural producers and entrepreneurs
  • Development of agricultural businesses and training of rural producers
  • Support for the diversification of activities, rehabilitation of infrastructure and rural development
  • Support for boosting agricultural land consolidation on market principles
  • Technical assistance and capacity building projects in the agricultural sector to adapt to adverse climate change
  • Promoting alternative energy sources in agriculture and rural areas
  • Transfer of management and rehabilitation of Central Irrigation Systems

The full list of projects implemented by ACSA during 2001 – 2020 can be observed below:

No.

Implementation Period

Project’s name

Donor Organization

1.

2020-2021 Elaboration and editing of publications for promotion of resilience of the agricultural sector to climate change and organization of trainings in the fields of ecological rehabilitation of agricultural lands and livestock International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
2. 2020 Study of risks and negative effects on the environment as a result of the activity of the livestock sector IFAD
3. 2020-2021 Full Master Trainers Program for capacity building of the master trainers pool from Abkhazia regarding technical and managerial capacities for efficient support to the Farmers Field Schools FAO
4. 2019-2021 Grievance Mechanism for 2 grant programs of the MAC-P project The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
5. 2019-2020 Extension support to strengthen capacities of smallholders’ berry farmers through pilot demonstrations and trainings on innovative technologies, and improved berry production and management practices FAO
6. 2018-2019 Fruit Garden Project Moldova – Technical Assistance and financing for the horticulture sector in Moldova European Investment Bank (EIB)
7. 2017-2022 Agricultural Registry for Wine and Vine Project USAID
8. 2017-2020 Support to development of agricultural and non-agricultural advisory services in Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
9. 2017-2020 Support to capacity building on agriculture and rural development policy and implementation of local community development pilot projects FAO
10. 2017-2020 Increasing agricultural production and strengthening advisory services capacities in Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
11. 2017-2018 Social Inclusion and Empowerment of Youth through Support to Development of local capacities in Eco and Regional products Visegrad Fund
12. 2016-2017 Improving the competitiveness of the Moldovan grape growing sector through introduction of seedless grape varieties and Pergola vine training system USAID and Ministry of External Affairs of Romania
13. 2015-2018 Support to promote best irrigation practices and modern irrigation technologies FAO
14. 2015-2018 M&E of social, economic and environmental benefits Sustainable Land Management Practices (SLMP) in Moldova  The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
15. 2015-2017 Organization and conduct of Farmer Field Schools events and Field Days on Integrated Pest Management and Conservation Agriculture FAO
16. 2015-2017 Loan Portfolio Guarantee Program to Facilitate Small-scale Investments in Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy in Moldova SIDA and USIAD
17. 2015 – 2017 Moldovan Vine and Wine Register (MVWR) Project USAID and Czech Aid
18. 2015 Technical and technological innovations in the farm households in Moldova that are using renewable energy sources Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
19. 2015 Promoting secure land tenure within the framework of the Voluntary Guidelines the Voluntary Guidelines Caravan to create enabling environment for smallholders and family farms FAO
20. 2015 Development of agricultural and non-agricultural types of services, cooperation and consultancy in the rural areas of Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
21. 2015 Competitive Agriculture Project – Compensations for supporting Sales (CVS) MAC-P The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
22. 2015 Alternative energy for the development of rural areas of Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
23. 2015 Agro tourism as investment in development. Capacity building of rural Extension Services advisors for rural development in Republic of Moldova through agro tourism Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
24. 2015 Agricultural entrepreneurship and consultancy for the development of rural areas in Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
25. 2014-2017 M&E of social, economic and environmental benefits The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
26. 2014 – 2015 Sustainable Land Management Practices (SLMP) in Moldova The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
27. 2014 Technical assistance project implemented in partnership with the EST Foundation from Poland Ministry of External Affairs of Poland and Wschod Fund
28. 2013-2017 Rural Extension Services Project

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry,

Republic of Moldova Government

29. 2013-2015 Competitive Agriculture Project – informational campaign (MAC-P) The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
30. 2013-2014 Sustainable Land Management Practices (SLMP) in Moldova The World Bank
31. 2013-2014 Strengthening of Rural Advisory Service of Moldova in accessing EU funds – ENPARD and Rural Development

 

Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
32. 2013-2014 Land Code Elaboration for MAFI/Moldova FAO
33. 2013-2014 Emergency Support for Moldova Agriculture The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
34. 2013-2014 Alternative Analysis, approaches and Conceptual Design for 2 CIS on the Prut river in the Compact Program Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
35. 2012-2014 Management practices for manure and biogas technologies in Moldova The World Bank and Global Environmental Fund (GEF)
36. 2012-2014 Adverse Weather Adaptation Advisory Services within Disasters and Climate Risks Management Project (DCRMP) The World Bank
37. 2012-2013 The Evaluation Framework of Land Management in Moldova The World Bank
38. 2012-2013 Developing a test architecture and operational model of the Early Warning and Communications Platform within Disaster and Climate Risk Management Project for the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
39. 2012 Transforming Agricultural Sector and Sustainable Economic Development: Experience of the new EU Member States in negotiating agricultural and rural sectors SOROS Moldova
40. 2012 Training for local authorities in Moldova for effective absorption of EU funds Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
41. 2012 Training for Employees District Agriculture and Food Departments in Rural Entrepreneurship EU and Republic of Moldova Government
42. 2012 Support to the preparation of business plans and application to subsidies for farmers and agricultural enterprises in 2012 The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
43. 2012 Promotion of Regional and Traditional Products Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
44. 2012 Business development in rural areas of Moldova, based on innovation, cooperation and consultation Ministry of External Affairs of Poland and Wschod Fund
45. 2011-2013 Support to the development of agricultural land re-parcelling strategy in the Republic of Albania and the implementation of the pilot project of land consolidation FAO
46. 2011-2013 Land Re-parcelling implemented ​​by ACSA in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Land Management Assessment Framework. FAO
47. 2011-2013 Increasing the competitiveness and efficiency of small and medium farmers in Moldova, oriented to the production of high value crops with in the target groups in Anenii Noi, Telenesti and Singerei districts Ministry of External Affairs of Czech Republic
48. 2011-2013 Detailed Design and preparation of Resettlement Plans for 11 CIS in the Compact program Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
49. 2011-2012 Promoting renewable energy in agriculture and rural areas World Bank and SIDA
50. 2011 The role of women in business development, expanding alternative incomes in rural areas of the country, including tourism and regional products Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
51. 2011 Support the preparation of business plans and application to subsidies for farmers and agricultural enterprises in 2011 The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
52. 2011 Support for preparation of the National Strategy for agricultural land re-parcelling in Moldova FAO
53. 2011 Organizing groups of farmers, the introduction of high-efficiency technologies on small surfaces and marketing of agricultural products Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
54. 2011 Information campaign on subsidies and the application procedure for farmers and agricultural enterprises: Forms of support and facilities granted to agricultural producers in 2011 The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
55. 2010-2015 Irrigation Sector Reform Activity (ISRA) in the Compact Program Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
56. 2010-2012 Information campaign on subsidies and the procedure for applying for farmers and agricultural enterprises: Types of support and facilities provided to agricultural producers in 2010 The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
57. 2010 Use of the main reserves in the agriculture of Republic Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
58. 2010 Training for implementation and analysis of farmers’ households reporting, a network of 30 model farms FAO
59. 2010 Support to the preparation of business plans and applying for grants for farmers and agricultural enterprises in 2010 The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
60. 2010 Rural development – a challenge for local administration and rural areas in Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
61. 2009-2010 Land re-parcelling in 40 villages Project The World Bank and SIDA
62. 2009 Transition to High Value Agriculture Project, Development ortho-photo maps and a database of landowners in the operational area of 26 centralized irrigation systems MCC
63. 2009 Relief and Technical Assistance Project – Support in selecting recipients of maize seed FAO
64. 2009 Project Relief and Technical Assistance – maize seed distribution to project beneficiaries FAO
65. 2009 Increasing public trust in the assistance provided by rural district veterinary service The World Bank and UNICEF
66. 2009 Equipment, technologies and renewable energy sources in agriculture Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
67. 2008-2010 Adaptation to Drought Consultancy Services The World Bank and SIDA
68. 2008-2009 Transition to High Value Agriculture Project, survey of 26 of centralized irrigation systems in Moldova Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
69. 2008 Training program of 2 KR Project beneficiaries JICA and Republic of Moldova Government
70. 2008 Relief and Technical Assistance Project in response to the drought in Moldova: distribution of fodder to beneficiaries UNDP
71. 2008 Relief and Technical Assistance Project in response to the drought in Moldova: Selection of beneficiaries and monitoring of the distribution of maize seed, FAO FAO
72. 2008 Informing state and private doctors on the action and implementation of the Law on Sanitary-Veterinary Activity in Moldova in the context of harmonization to EC requirements The World Bank and UNICEF
73. 2008 Information Program for State Veterinarians, Private and Public Administration in the Prevention and Control of Avian Influenza The World Bank and UNICEF
74. 2008 Feasibility study concerning the creation of the National Network of Community-based Early Warning The World Bank and Republic of Moldova Government
75. 2008 Conference of the Ministries of Agriculture within the Central European Initiative: States’ practice in the development of sustainable agriculture FAO
76. 2008 Competition opportunities for agricultural products and development of agricultural markets Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
77. 2008 Agricultural support policy development, carrying out analysis by the FAPA example in Poland Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
78. 2007-2009 Land Re-parcelling in 6 localities Pilot Project The World Bank, SIDA and Republic of Moldova Government
79. 2007-2009 Increasing Quantity and Quality of Agricultural Products Project USAID
80. 2007-2008 Assistance to restore production of winter wheat and capacity building to deal with the effects of adverse weather

in Moldova

FAO
81. 2007 Organization and activities of extension services in Poland Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
82. 2007 Management of small and medium-sized farms and rural tourism development by example of farms in Poland Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
83. 2007 Land Privatization Support Project – Information and Training Program for project’s beneficiaries USAID
84. 2007 Emergency program to mitigate the consequences of drought for farmers in Orhei, Rezina, Singerei and Soldanesti USAID
85. 2007 Aid and Technical Assistance Project in response to drought in Moldova: Monitoring the distribution of wheat seeds, fertilizers and diesel FAO/UNDP
86. 2007 Aid and Technical Assistance Project in response to drought in Moldova: Selection of fodder beneficiaries FAO/UNDP
87. 2006-2013 Revitalizing Agriculture (IFAD II) Rural Financial Services and Marketing Program (IFAD IV) and the Project of Rural Financial Services and Agribusiness Development (IFAD V) IFAD
88. 2006-2012 The implementation of the Rural Extension Service sub-component within the Rural Investments and Services Project (RISP II) Republic of Moldova Government, The World Bank and SIDA
89. 2006-2009 Support to the development of the rural sector by enhancing the skills and capacities of extension service consultants Ministry of External Affairs of Czech Republic
90. 2006-2007 Avian Influenza Prevention Project by promoting best practices of poultry farming in household conditions USAID
91. 2006 Information and Training on Control and Prevention of Avian Influenza Program USAID
92. 2006 Assistance in Reforming Agriculture in Rural Areas by Supporting the Development of Agricultural Extension Service in Moldova Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
93. 2006 Aid provided by Republic of Poland to reform the agricultural sector and rural areas in the Republic of Moldova, by granting support to the development of agricultural advisory institutions Ministry of External Affairs of Poland
94.

2005-2008

Pollution Control Project in Agriculture (PCPA) – Promoting Environmentally Friendly Practices The World Bank and Global Environmental Fund (GEF)
95.

2005-2007

Land Privatization Support Project

USAID

96.

2005

Technical assistance for potential grantees

USAID

97.

2005

Small Farms Rehabilitation Program in Republic of Moldova

USDA

98.

2005

Informational and Training Program for Farmers, beneficiaries of the International Partnership for Human Development Project

USDA

99.

2005

Current Situation of Agricultural Lands and the Prospects of their Use

USAID

100.

2004-2005

Dissemination of Arbitration Courts’ Experience Department for International Development of Great Britain (DFID)

101.

2004

Training Program for Veterinarians

USDA

102.

2004 Training and Informational Program for Producers of apples and grapes – customers of Basfruct LLC USAID

103.

2003-2005

Support to Agricultural Consultancy Services in Moldova

SIDA

104.

2003-2004

Training and Information Programs for Farmers – Agricultural Stores Customers

USAID

105. 2003 Statement of expenditure and income in agricultural holdings

The World Bank

106.

2002-2004 Support for starting a business in rural areas DFID
107. 2002 Biodiversity Conservation in the Lower Nistru Ecosystems

The World Bank

108. 2001-2006 The implementation of the Rural Extension Service sub-component within the Rural Investments and Services Project (RISP I)

Republic of Moldova Government, The World Bank and SIDA

 

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