DT 13 / 2004

Finnish aid consultants experience competition from abroad

 
Finnish consulting companies still dominate in the Finnish aid market. But competitors from other European countries are starting to make headway, and as companies merge the number of Finnish players is declining.
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Nordic donors have different standards on concessional credits

 
Denmark, Sweden and Norway have three completely different mixed credit schemes. The Danish system opens for tying mixed credits to delivery from its own industry for all recipient countries, while the Norwegian system is entirely untied and open for international bidding.
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Government launches ‘triangle of change’: Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan

 
The Danish right-wing government’s increased focus on security in development policy was confirmed once again in a plan outlining its priorities for Danish development assistance for 2005-2009 that was made public on August 26.
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