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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

31.10.2011

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has launched the third call for proposals on Innovative low-cost climate solutions with a focus on local business development in eligible developing countries. The third call is open until 16 January 2012.

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) promotes the transfer of technology, know-how and innovative ideas between the Nordic countries and low-income countries facing climate change.

21.10.2011

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has signed five agreements for climate change mitigation and adaptation projects under the Second Call for Proposals, which was initiated in late 2010. The Facility, which is funded by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) an

The five agreements comprise the first group of 12 proposals that have been selected for funding under the NCF Second Call for Proposals.

19.10.2011

Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and the Nordic Environment Financing Corporation (NEFCO) will soon launch the Third Call for Proposals under the Nordic Climate Facility (NCF). The specific theme for the third call is: Innovative low-cost climate solutions

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

18.10.2011

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) is partnering with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to launch an innovative program to pilot green microfinance products for both mitigation of and adaptation to climate change

Despite demonstrated need many micro, small and medium-sized companies (MSMEs) and low-income households are not able to access clean energy, energy efficiency technologies or adaptation products in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

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