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20.3.2012

The NDF Board has approved grant financing to a project that will support Kenya in geothermal drilling training

Geothermal energy is an indigenous, environmentally attractive and abundant energy source in Kenya. Geothermal activities in Kenya are concentrated in the East African Rift. More than fourteen geothermal prospective sites have been identified.

20.3.2012

The NDF Board has approved grant financing to support an urban flood prevention project in Senegal

The climate change affected flooding incidents in Dakar have significant social and economic impacts and are becoming increasingly severe.

9.3.2012

Invitation to submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) to conduct detailed case studies of climate change impacts in Honduras and Nicaragua

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit proposals from qualified firms for the provision of Knowledge and Capacity Building Product.

9.3.2012

Evaluation completed for the Prequalification Phase of the Third Call for Proposals for the Nordic Climate Facility

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) team has reviewed the 128 applications received for the third call for proposals and 30 applicants have been shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present a full proposal.

Dr. Caroline Moser and Dr. Alfredo Stein from the University of Manchester
7.3.2012

Seminar with researchers from the Global Urban Research Centre at the University of Manchester at NDF

Dr. Caroline Moser and Dr. Alfredo Stein from the University of Manchester visited NDF where they gave a seminar presentation of the results of two recent study projects on assets and adaptation.

29.2.2012

The evaluation of the prequalification proposals is in its final stages

The evaluation of the prequalification proposals is in its final stages, and is planned to be completed in early March 2012. All Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the evaluation in due course.

23.2.2012

NDF has approved grant financing to support urban adaptation in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

NDF will in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) finance a project to assist cities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to develop tools and processes that will enhance their ability to adapt to climate change in an efficient and e

Ambassador of Finland Sirpa Mäenpää welcomed the participants to the 2nd EEP Regional Annual Forum.
22.2.2012

EEP Mekong Annual Forum in Bangkok

The EEP Mekong 2nd Regional Annual Forum was held on 31 January - 1 February 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of the event was “Overcoming Barriers to Financing Clean Energy Projects in the Mekong Region”.

Mr. Anders Hjorth Agerskov from the World Bank's Integrity Vice Presidency facilitated the seminar
1.2.2012

Integrity Risk Management Seminar arranged in Helsinki for Nordic Cooperation Partners

The main objective of the seminar was to map out risks of fraud and corruption in different sectors and project phases, to discuss how to prevent these risks as well as to spot red flags.

From the left: Mr. Helge Semb, Managing Director of NDF; Ms. Hela Cheikhourou, Director of the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of AfDB; Ms. Leena Klossner, Deputy Director of NDF; and Mr. Kurt Lonsway, Manager for Environment and Climate Change, AfDB.
24.1.2012

Cooperation opportunities explored between NDF and the African Development Bank

In early January 2012, a Nordic Development Fund (NDF) delegation visited the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis to present NDF’s climate change mandate.

Photo: Mark Hankins
20.1.2012

The Third Call for Proposals in the Nordic Climate Facility is now closed and 130 applications were received

The theme for the Third Call was innovative low-cost climate solutions with a focus on local business development and like in the previous calls the proposals kept arriving right until closing time on Monday 16 January at 16.00 hrs.

5.1.2012

Invitation for Bids (rebidding) for supply and installation of solar energy packages for rural water supply schemes.

The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received a a grant from the Nordic Development Fund toward the cost of the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT)-II Program and intends to apply part of proceeds of this grant to eligible payments unde

16.12.2011

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) is partnering with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to expand the successful GREENPYME programme to other countries in Latin America.

The GREENPYME II is intended as an expansion and scaling up of the ongoing GREENPYME programme.

15.12.2011

The NDF Board has approved a grant that will help develop a regional training programme on geothermal energy in Central America.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is partnering with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to develop a regional training programme that will be housed at the University of El Salvador.

15.12.2011

NDF will in partnership with the Multilateral Investment Fund (FOMIN) finance a programme to develop a commercially viable biogas industry in Nicaragua.

Access to modern energy services and rural development in Nicaragua are inextricably linked.

15.12.2011

The NDF Board has approved grant financing to support strategy development and climate change project identification in cities in Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua.

NDF will in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) finance three studies focused on the development of climate change action plans for emerging cities in Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua.

13.12.2011

NDF has approved a grant of EUR 1.5 million for the Nordic Partnership Initiative in Vietnam

The main objective of the initiative is to demonstrate how developing countries can prepare and implement Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), which make use of international finance and possible new market mechanisms.

9.12.2011

World Bank (WB) is partnering with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to launch a comprehensive study on technologies and financing for low carbon development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Low carbon emissions development holds important promises for Africa.

25.11.2011

Invitation for Expression of Interest for consulting services for climate change adaptation component in NDF C25 Vietnam: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation to Transport

The Government of Vietnam has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) towards the cost of Integrating Climate Change Adaptation in Transport under Transport Connections in Northern Mountainous Provinces Project (NMPP).

1.11.2011

Job vacancy at NDF

NDF is seeking a Country Program Manager

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