Head Office

Karlsbader Ring 67
85221 Dachau

Operational office

Via della Dottrina, 46
00063 Campagnano di Roma
MON-FRI 09:00 - 19:00
SAT-SUN 10:00 - 14:00

Sectors of experience

GAIA provides technical and conceptual services for planning, implementation, monitor­ing and evaluation of development Projects or Programmes worldwide. This is supplemented by feasibility and sector studies, and by other forms of technical advice provided to a wide range of institutions and stakeholders.

  • Local development
  • Public Sector
  • Env. & Social Management
  • Social Development
  • Natural Resources
  • Economic development

Applying cross-cutting approaches that allow integrating marginalized and vulnerable population through the valorisation and sustainable use of natural resources and traditional knowledge.

  • Poverty reduction and livelihood programmes
  • Regional and local development planning
  • Community development, empowerment and local self-organisation
  • Agricultural production systems and agrobiodiversity
  • Forestry
  • Irrigation

Providing support to carry out necessary reforms in order to guarantee good governance, while integrating different stakeholders and promoting collaboration to ensure systems that are adequate for each country or situation.

  • Political & Administrative Governance
  • Organisational and Capacity Development of Public Institutions
  • Local Government & Decentralisation
  • Sector-wide approaches and budgetary support
  • Public Expenditure Management
  • Fund Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Reporting
  • Environmental impact assessments and monitoring
  • Environmental and Social Safeguards
  • Food Aid and Food Security
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Health
  • Education

Moreover, social development is pursued integrating  crosswise the following themes:

  • Support to Civil Society Organisations (Non-State-Actors) and NGOs
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • Governance & Justice
  • Gender, Minorities and Indegenous People
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainable management of land & forest resources
  • Land/soil degradation & desertification
  • Conservation
  • Environmental regulations, legislation and enforcement
  • Environmental communication and awareness building
  • Capacity Development of Private Sector Support Institutions
  • Support to design and monitoring of blending programmes
  • Guarantees and Credit Insurance Schemes
  • Fund Management
  • Saving and Credit Cooperatives
  • Support to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
  • Financial Services (Micro, Rural, SME Finance)
  • Access to market and trade
  • Regional Integration