NDF - Financing for climate change and development projects

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The call for project proposals for the newly-established Nordic Climate Facility, was officially launched on Monday before the three-day 61st Nordic Council meeting, which starts in Stockholm on 27 October.

The Nordic Climate Facility, which is financed by the Nordic Development Fund and implemented jointly with NEFCO, provides funding for projects that have a potential to combat climate change and reduce poverty in low-income countries.


The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has pledged four million euros for a new Nordic Climate Facility (NCF).

The new financing facility, which is a cooperative venture between NDF and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, NEFCO, was launched today to coincide with the Nordic Climate Solutions Conference, which is being held in Copenhagen, Denmark,


At its meeting on 8 September the Board of Directors of the Nordic Development Fund approved grant financing for over 14 million euro for climate investments in developing countries.

In Uganda, NDF supports solar energy with 3 million euro. The project aims at enabling the use of solar energy at health centres and for water distribution in rural areas.


A new focus for the Nordic Development Fund

The Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the joint development finance institution of the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), has received a new mandate.