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The new issue highlights the ongoing success in activating private-sector climate funding

Read all the articles in Climate in Focus here.


The latest issue highlights the growing role of non-grant instruments in the NDF mix.

Read more about our recent events and activities here.


NDF Newsletter 1/2018 has been published

Read about NDF's recent events and activities in the newly published newsletter as a PDF file here.

The new issue features news from NDF’s first ever mixed-finance project, presents NDF’s new results framework and introduces the successful projects from NCF’s most recent call for proposals.

Read the newsletter as a pdf file here. 

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This issue focuses on the outcomes of NDF projects around the world as our climate-related portfolio matures and results become visible.

Read the newsletter as a pdf file here.  The newsletter can also be read directly online at the special NDF library at


NDF has published its new newsletter - Climate in focus

Climate in focus describes how Nordic Development Fund supports climate-related projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The issue includes, for instance, an article about new Nordic backing for green finance in Africa.

Cover of the Newsletter 3/2015

NDF Newsletter 3/2015 has now been published.

The newsletter includes, for instance, articles about the NDF-backed winners of Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Awards 2015 and adapting the transport sector to a changing climate.


NDF Newsletter 2/2015 has now been published.

The newsletter includes, for instance, articles about flood risk management in Senegal, geothermal challenge of East Africa and road resilience developed in Cambodia.


Read about NDF's recent events and activities in the newly published newsletter.

The newsletter includes for instance articles about water resources in Africa, Nordic Climate Facility’s fifth call for proposals, low-carbon development and the linkages between climate change and public health.


NDF Newsletter 3/2014 has been published.

Read about EcoMicro winning an UNFCCC award, NDF-ADB partnership that has been active since the 1990s, new NDF projects and results of a NDF co-financed NAMA project in Vietnam in this newsletter.


This newsletter features concrete results from three water sector projects in Kenya.

You can download the newsletter as a PDF-file or it can be read dire


NDF Newsletter 2/2014 has been published.

Read about NAMA financing, NDF’s partnership with the IDB and the Emerging Sustainable Cities Initiative among other recent activities.


NDF Newsletter 1/2014 has been published

Among other articles, this newsletter includes an interview with Mr Aly Abou Sabaa, Vice President Sector Operations in the AfDB, about cooperation with NDF.


NDF Newsletter 3/2013 has been published.

This newsletter includes an interview with Mr Jamal Saghir, who gives his view of NDF's value from the World Bank perspective.


The Newsletter introduces the 14 awarded projects under the third NCF call for proposals.

The third call for proposals focused on low-cost climate solutions with a strong positive impact on local business development.


NDF Newsletter 2/2013 has been published.

This newsletter includes, among others articles, an introduction of a new innovative climate financing facility in Latin America, PROADAPT.


NDF Newsletter 1/2013 has been published.

The highlights of this Newsletter include e.g. an analysis of NDF in integrating development and climate change-related objectives.


EEP Newsletter for the Third Call has been published.

The Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP) with the Mekong region is a grant programme funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Nordic Development Fund.


NDF Newsletter 4/2012 has been published

This Newsletter introduces e.g. a new Geothermal Exploration Project and reports on NDF's proactive work in preventing fraud and corruption in its operations.


NCF Newsletter for the Second Call has now been published.

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) aims to provide support to challenging and innovative projects that will increase low-income countries’ abilities to mitigate and adapt to climate change.