Friday, January 24, 2020

Business / DT 3 / 2004

COWI takes home 50% of Danida consultancy contracts in 2003

In a Danish aid market that continued to shrink, COWI came out far ahead of its competitors, winning ten of 21 new long-term contracts financed by Danida last year. At the other end of the scale, Rambøll and Carl Bro, which have for years shared the top positions on the Danida consultancy list, picked up only one contract each last year.

Planning ahead for an untied Danish aid market

COWI saw the writing on the wall. Though the official announcement that Danish aid would be untied was made last spring, COWI had already launched a strategy to compete in an untied Danish aid market two years ago.

Ghana road project marks end of an era

A DKK 250 million road construction contract in Ghana, won by Per Aarsleff AS, was the last big contract in Denmark’s tied aid era.