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.
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.
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.
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.