Friday, December 13, 2019

Business / DT 8 / 2008

Untied mixed credits in local currency to ease debt burden

 
The Swedish aid agency Sida has proposed a new credit and guarantee scheme that would limit the risk of creating a new debt burden in recipient countries.
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‘Disloyal’ staff challenge mapping agency’s monopoly

 
The Swedish National Land Survey (NLS) has denied leave of absence to staff who have wanted to work on international aid assignments with firms other than Swedesurvey. Pressure builds for NLS to sever ties with Swedesurvey.
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Pressure builds on National Land Survey to sever ties with Swedesurvey

 
Pressure on the Swedish mapping authority, National Land Survey (NLS), is growing to sever its ties with the the consultancy firm Swedesurvey.
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Sida reports 74% increase in aid funds to Swedish state agencies

 
Following long-standing complaints about poor and incomplete procurement statistics, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has now for the first time made public the contract volumes that it channels through state agencies and private consulting firms.
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Sweden, Norway outspend Danida on aid information

 
Denmark spends about DKK 40 million a year on activities aimed at disseminating information about development assistance.
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