NDF - Financing for climate change and development projects

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12.9.2011

The third call for proposals under the Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) will be launched in late October 2011.

The NCF provides grants to development projects that have the potential to combat climate change and reduce poverty in low-income countries.

5.9.2011

The NDF Board has approved EUR 4.0 Million for two climate relevant components to be implemented under the Electricity Expansion project coordinated by World Bank and financed by several financing institutions.

Due to unstable electricity generation of hydropower plants Kenya is experiencing frequent power shortages and has to rely on expensive emergency generation using fossil fuels.

5.7.2011

Invitation for Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for Development of Beekeeping and Cashew Nut Plantations

The Government of the Republic of Benin recently received a Nordic Development Fund grant to help fund the Project for the Development of Access to Modern Energy.

30.6.2011

Two Invitations for Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for Two Components under the Water and Sanitation Millennium Project (PEPAM) in Senegal.

The Government of Senegal has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance two components under the World Bank funded Water and Sanitation Millennium Project (PEPAM).

23.6.2011

NDF has approved support for a study to develop climate insurance instruments for specific types of climate risks in Africa.

Climate risks are a significant concern for Africa’s development. Floods, droughts, and storms exact a significant toll on lives and livelihoods and undermine economic progress.

22.6.2011

Invitation for Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for Climate Change Component of the Rural Roads Improvement Project (RRIP) in Cambodia

The Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia has recently received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) towards the cost of the Rural Roads Improvement Project (RRIP).

Photo: Olga Saxén
15.6.2011

A summary of NDF’s Progress Report for NDF’s Climate Change Mandate May 2009 - April 2011 is now available.

NDF mandate was revised in 2009 to provide grant financing for climate change interventions in low-income countries.

9.6.2011

NDF provides a grant to integrate gender considerations into policy dialogue and climate change projects in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 2.0 million grant to support, in co-operation with Asian Development Bank (ADB), a project that will support strengthen gender-conscious work on climate change policies and projects through capacity building, pilo

8.6.2011

NDF provides a grant that will improve both sanitary and environmental conditions in addition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the capital of Ghana

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 2.5 million grant to a project that will support environmental improvements in Greater Accra area through appropriate treatment of septage and faecal sludge.

8.6.2011

NDF provides a grant to integrate climate change concerns into a transport program in Northern Vietnam

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 2.0 million grant to support improved road connectivity adaptive to climate change impacts in the northern mountainous provinces of Vietnam.

Woman washing clothes, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala
6.6.2011

NDF supports a project to study climate change impacts and adaptation in the water sector

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 0.5 million grant to support a project that will document case studies on sea-level rise in Honduras, and increased hydrologic extremes in Nicaragua.

6.6.2011

NDF provides a grant to study the impacts of climate change on coasts and identify priority adaptation investments

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 0.8 million grant to support a study on the impacts of climate change on the coasts of mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.

27.5.2011

The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites qualified consultants to submit a proposal for a Mid-Term Review of EEP Mekong and EEP Southern and Eastern Africa

The Energy and Environment Partnerships (EEP) for Mekong and Southern and Eastern Africa attempt to address the challenges of energy poverty, energy security and energy related global and local environmental impacts in an integrated way and from

20.5.2011

Administration and Information Officer

NDF is looking for an Administration and Information officer to join the NDF staff. The position is fixed term for two years with a possibility of extension; employment should start in October 2011.

16.5.2011

Technical Assistance to Support Policy and Institutional Reforms and Capacity Development in the Water Sector

The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) recently approved a grant that will support a mainstreaming of climate change aspects into the water sector in Cambodia. The grant will co-finance Technical Assistance to Support Policy a

13.5.2011

The NDF supported GREENPYME program has concluded a series of training workshops in Central America

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and BAC|CREDOMATIC NETWORK (BAC) joined forces to hold a series of training workshops for over 40 BAC credit officers in Costa Rica, El

Photo: Jørgen Schytte/Danida
2.5.2011

NDF provides a grant to reduce the vulnerability of regional infrastructure assets to climate change

The NDF Board has approved a EUR 0.6 million grant to support the integration of a climate change dimension to the previously conducted Africa Infrastructure Diagnostics Study (AICD).

2.5.2011

NDF provides a grant to review infrastructure investments to identify opportunities for climate-friendly improvements

The NDF Board has approved a new project that will support a review of infrastructure investments in Central America and propose actions to make them more climate-friendly.

18.4.2011

Supply, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Solar Energy Packages for Health Centres

The Government of Uganda has received a Grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) toward the cost of the Project for Increasing Access to Modern Energy Packages in Rural Areas under the framework of the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT) Pr

Participants and trainers in energy efficiency course at the National University of Engineering in Managua.
11.4.2011

The Nicaraguan Centre for Cleaner Production (CPML) with trainers from Motiva Services Oy completes a week-long training course on energy efficiency.

NDF participated in the last day of a week-long course on energy efficiency at the National University of Engineering (UNI) campus in Managua.

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