Friday, December 13, 2019

Market Update / DT 6 / 2011

New Sida business window is open for applications

Sida has just launched a SEK 55 million business window called Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) which aims to stimulate entrepreneurs of start-up companies whose products and services benefit people in developing countries.

‘Grontmij’ wins first Danida contract since 2008

‘The Danish subsidiary of the Dutch firm Grontmij has been awarded a consultancy contract worth DKK 2.8 million with Danida to monitor construction of the Takoradi-Agona Junction Road in Ghana. COWI and WSP also submitted tenders.

School sector reform programme in Nepal

Nepal has adopted an Education for All National Plan of Action, focusing on achieving the six Education for All goals by 2015.

Sida ‘help desk’ on security and humanitarian aid

Sida plans to establish a help desk function that can provide staff with expert external advice on human security issues.

Evaluation of Norwegian aid to Afghanistan

The Norad Evaluation Department announces a tender for an evaluation of Norwegian aid to Afghanistan during the period 2001 up to the present. The study is to cover all Norwegian aid to the country given through bilateral and multilateral channels.