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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.

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.

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