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23.5.2013

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EcoMicro is a regional technical cooperation program aimed at training microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Second Call for Proposals are now open.

23.5.2013

Invitation to Tender for "Policy Study on: Assessment of Ability to Exploit Geothermal for Energy Production in Vietnam"

The Energy and Environment Partnership with the Mekong (EEP Mekong) and the relevant Ministries of the EEP Mekong Partner Country Vietnam are inviting tenders from outsourced service providers (consultancy companies/professional organisations) to

Photo: Aage Jørgensen, NDF
21.5.2013

The amended co-financing agreement enhances possibilities for cooperation in Africa

NDF has signed an amendment to the co-financing agreement with the African Development Bank in order to promote additional co-financing, particularly in the area of development and climate change.

Mr. Pasi Hellman, Managing Diredtor of NDF (to the left) and Ms. Cécile L.H.F. Gregory, Head, Office of Cofinancing Operations of ADB.
16.5.2013

ADB and NDF signed a co-financing agreement in Delhi in the beginning of May 2013

During the Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors in Delhi in the beginning of May, NDF and ADB signed a co-financing agreement to strengthen the climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).

6.5.2013

Request for Expression of Interest for consulting services for undertaking capacity needs assessment and preparing a comprehensive capacity development program

The Government of Mozambique has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) towards the costs of the Mozambique Cities and Climate Change Project.

6.5.2013

Request for Expression of Interest: Consulting services for undertaking capacity needs assessment and preparing a comprehensive capacity development program.

The Government of Mozambique has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) towards the costs of the Mozambique Cities and Climate Change Project.

Secretary General Dagfinn Høybråten (to the left), NIB President Henrik Normann, NEFCO Managing Director Magnus Rystedt and NDF Managing Director Pasi Hellman.
26.4.2013

Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers visited Helsinki

Dagfinn Høybråten, the newly appointed Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, visited NDF, NEFCO and NIB on 24 April 2013. The Nordic Council of Ministers is the forum for Nordic governmental cooperation.

25.4.2013

New edition of IDEAS contest seeks proposals to promote innovative energy solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

The 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has launched today its call for proposals for improving energy efficiency and expanding access to renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean.

24.4.2013

National Energy Council (CNE) in El Salvador invites qualified consultants to submit an expression of interest for development of a regional geothermal training plan

The National Energy Council (CNE) in El Salvador has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and intends to apply the proceeds of this grant to payments under a contract for Consulti

15.4.2013

NDF partners with the Inter-American Development Bank for a partial guarantee facility for energy efficiency investments

NDF and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have partnered for the $50 million Energy Efficiency Finance Facility to finance companies making investments in energy efficiency and self-supply renewable energy projects in Latin America and th

GGGI, OECD, UNEP and the World Bank launched the joint report “Moving towards a Common Approach on Green Growth Indicators” during the GGKP's 2nd Annual Conference, April 4-5, Paris, France.
12.4.2013

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform has accepted Nordic Development Fund as a Knowledge Partner

On its recent meeting in Paris the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) accepted NDF as a new Knowledge Partner.

5.4.2013

Investment Prioritization for Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Coastal Zones of Tanzania

The Government of Tanzania has requested support from the World Bank in the areas of improved coastal adaptation with a focus on fisheries/NRM management and sustainable tourism.

22.3.2013

Request for Expression of Interest for Consulting Services for Nordic Partnership Initiative Pilot Programme for supporting up-scaled climate change mitigation action in Vietnam’s cement sector

The Government of Vietnam has received a grant from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) for the implementation of the Nordic Partnership Initiative Pilot Programme and intends to apply the proceeds of this grant to payments under a contract for Con

21.3.2013

NDF's cooperation with IDB is highlighted in the bank’s new Partnership Report 2012.

Since 2009, NDF has cooperated with the IDB on numerous climate change and development initiatives.

Photographer: Arlette Pedraglio, IDB
18.3.2013

NDF provides EUR 3.5 million to develop climate resilience in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) have announced the launch of a $11,865,000 regional facility, PROADAPT, which will support micro, small, an

Photo: Inter-American Investment Corporation
18.3.2013

Recently organised energy efficiency workshops have sparked the interest of the Bolivian media.The GREENPYME workshops attracted 260 participants and received a positive response from the local newspapers.

“Efficient use of energy involves important economic benefits for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the medium and long term”, explains Energy Press in their newly published newspaper article “Efficiency: Good Business&rdqu

13.3.2013

NDF provides EUR 4.1 million to support the transfer and pilot testing of innovative biogas technologies in Vietnam

The agricultural sector is a major contributor to Vietnam’s economy. However, it is also a major contributor to environmental degradation in two important ways.

7.3.2013

The Board of NDF approves EUR 4 million to climate adaptation and mitigation in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is a natural economic area bound together by the Mekong River, covering 2.6 million square kilometers and a combined population of around 326 million.

15.2.2013

Development Today has interviewed NDF's consultant and former World Bank official Jeremy Warford, and NDF’s Country Programme Manager Aage Jørgensen

Development Today magazine no 19-20/2012 discusses “The art of defining climate projects”.  The article explains the problems of finding good climate projects and explains how NDF tackles the problem.

11.2.2013

NDF is supporting Bolivia's work on climate change adaptation and mitigation

In the Sajama National Park in Bolivia llama herding communities can feel the impact of a changing climate through declining water resources which affect the sparse grazing areas for their livestock.

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