Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Business / DT 2 / 2010

KfW may throw lifeline to Norwegian mixed credits

As many as 16 infrastructure projects with a contract value of USD 120 million are at risk of not being implemented because in-fighting in the Norwegian government has stalled the establishment of a guarantee system. Now the German development bank KfW may step in.

Private sector policy quiet on Swedish firms’ role in aid

Swedish Development Minister Gunilla Carlsson's new private sector policy highlights the role of growth in development, but gives few concrete hints about how Swedish firms can become more involved in aid.

Scottish LTS lands REDD contract in tough competition

The Scottish forestry and environment consulting firm LTS International has been awarded a contract to carry out a real-time evaluation of Norway’s Climate and Forest Initiative in stiff competition with more than a dozen international firms.

Norwegian energy delegations to Africa

The Norwegian aid administration is working to mobilise the Norwegian energy industry to get engaged in five developing countries where it has identified great opportunities both for investors and suppliers.

Launches new Swedish business and development council

At the launch of the private sector policy earlier this month, Swedish Development Minister Gunilla Carlsson announced a new Business and Development Council.