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7.9.2012

NDF has approved a EUR 4.0 million grant financing to support renewable energy solutions in the rural electrification program in Bolivia

About 65% of the electricity fed to the national grid in Bolivia is based on fossil fuels, mainly natural gas and diesel. In isolated electricity systems 97% of the generation is based on diesel fuel.

hoto from EEP Mekong project: Improving Access to Solar for Rural Electrification in Cambodia by Removing Financial and Technical Barriers
29.8.2012

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland invites tenders for a draft Programme Document for the EEP Mekong Phase II.

The EEP Mekong is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) and Nordic Development Fund (NDF). EEP Mekong operates in four GMS countries; Cambodia, Lao PDR; Thailand; and Vietnam.

27.8.2012

Invitation for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for NDF C43 - Tanzania Hydropower Sustainability Assessment.

Nordic Development Fund (NDF) provides joint cofinance together with the World Bank (WB) to assess the sustainability of existing and identified hydropower schemes in Tanzania under a changing climate.
 

24.8.2012

Invitation for Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for Assessment of Wind Potential and Feasibility of Wind Energy Systems at Six Sites

The Government of Nicaragua, through the Ministry of Energy and Mines / PNESER has received funding from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) through the Grant Agreement NFD C12 and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Loan No.

13.8.2012

Invitation for Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for initial assessment study for preparation of master plans for the Rio Grande de Matagalpa basin and the upper basin of the Rio Coco

The Government of Nicaragua, through the Ministry of Energy and Mines / PNESER has received funding from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) through the Grant Agreement NFD C12 and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Loan No.

The Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK) has the overarching goal of contributing to the adoption of a global climate agreement with binding and ambitious goals.
3.8.2012

The Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK) invites tenders for a scoping study on financing adaptation-mitigation synergy activities

The Nordic countries have been at the forefront of pushing mitigation on the global climate change agenda.

6.7.2012

Invitation for Expression of Interest for consulting services for Pre-Feasibility Study for the Volcán Cosigüina Geothermal Project, Nicaragua

The Government of Nicaragua has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) towards the cost of the Sustainable Electrification and Renewable Energy Programme.

29.6.2012

Invitation to submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) to conduct a study on Urban Development and Climate Change in five cities in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit proposals from qualified firms for the provision a study on URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Current and Historic Urban Footprint, Urban Growth S

28.6.2012

NDF has approved a EUR 500 000 grant financing to support a comprehensive assessment of the sustainability of existing and identified hydropower schemes in Tanzania

NDF will in partnership with the World Bank (WB) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) finance a country wide hydropower sustainability assessment in Tanzania.

From the left: Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland; and Anita Brodén, Swedish Member of Parliament. Nordic seminar on “Gender Equality is Sustainability”. Photo: Michael Funch/norden.org
28.6.2012

Twenty years after approving the Convention on Climate Change world leaders gather again in Rio de Janeiro

Rio+20 - the short name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 20-22 June 2012.

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21.6.2012

Invitation for Expression of Interest for Technical Assistance for NDF C26 - Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam: Gender and Climate Change.

Nordic Development Fund (NDF) provides joint cofinance together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a regional technical assistance project on gender and climate change in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam.

11.6.2012

Thirteen applicants invited for negotiations

The Nordic Climate Facility’s (NCF) third call for proposals was closed in January 2012; 128 applications were received. The theme for the third call was innovative low-cost climate solutions with a focus on local business development.

14.5.2012

The Inter-American Development Bank, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and NDF together organised a workshop on climate change and cities

A delegation from Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), headed by President Luis Alberto Moreno, visited Finland on 11 May. During their visit they participated in a workshop on Climate Change and Cities.

3.5.2012

WB and NDF signs an agreement for support to four climate change initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) will provide a contribution of 2.4 million euros to establish a new Africa NDF Climate Change Program Single-Donor Trust Fund in the World Bank.

3.5.2012

On 19 April 2012, the World Bank and NDF signed an amended Cooperation Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the Spring Meetings the World Bank and NDF signed an amended Cooperation Agreement. The initial Cooperation Agreement was signed in 1991.

3.4.2012

Invitation for Expression of Interest for Monitoring and Evaluation Consultancies

The Government of Nicaragua has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund to co-finance the Disaster Management and Climate Change Program and intends to apply part of proceeds of this grant to eligible payments for Consulting Services fo

Mr. Helge Semb, Managing Director of NDF; and Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President. Photographer: Arlette Pedraglio, IDB
21.3.2012

IDB and NDF signs an agreement for support to IDB’s Sustainable Emerging Cities Initiative

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) will provide a contribution of 2.1 million euros (US$2,780,000) to support an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) project to execute climate change action plans in emerging and susta

From the left: Mr. Helge Semb, Managing Director of NDF; Ms. Satu Santala, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland; and Mr. Jacques Rogozinski, General Manager of the IIC. Photographer: Arlette Pedraglio, IDB
21.3.2012

IIC-NDF Trust Fund agreement amended to support SME energy efficiency in the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Honduras, and Nicaragua

Montevideo, Uruguay — On March 17, 2012, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) reaffirmed their ongoing commitment to supporting SMEs in Central America and to expanding the GREENPYME initiati

21.3.2012

NDF has approved a EUR 3.8 million grant financing to support development of adaptive capacity for climate change

Mozambique’s cities, which are particularly vulnerable to flood and erosion risks, play a critical role in the country’s development by providing essential transport and supporting services to the agriculture, tourism and extractive sectors which

21.3.2012

NDF has approved a EUR 4.4 million grant financing to support development of adaptive capacity for climate change in the road transport sector

NDF will in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) finance a component in the transport sector program in Nicaragua.

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