The Danish government will keep aid at 0.8 per cent of GNI, according to its new five-year plan. But it will substantially increase bilateral aid to Africa with special focus on AIDS and women. Among the UN agencies, UNFPA is the winner, while the Danes plan cuts in UNDP core funding.
MS is exploring the possibility of joining the international network of ActionAid as a way of solving its funding crisis and securing its future. But the merge could be complicated and possibly painful for MS.