Friday, December 15, 2017

DT 1 / 2012

Finland alerted donors to risks of Ethiopian resettlement plan

 
A secretive plan by the Ethiopian government to resettle hundreds of thousands of indigenous people into formalised villages has caused alarm among donors and rights activists.
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13 Swedish NGOs compete for SEK 300m

 
Multi-year grants for four Swedish NGOs run out next year, freeing up more than SEK 300 million of Sida’s total SEK 1.5 billion pot for civil society organisations. The competition has never been tougher.
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Donors boost IFAD funding

 
Donors have rallied in support of the UN agriculture agency IFAD, increasing money available in the next three-year period by more than a third.
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­A human rights-based aid policy

 
Finland’s Development Minister has presented a new development policy that puts human rights at the centre of aid. She wants to scrap aid-funded mixed credits, but hints at more money for the investment fund Finnfund and for NGOs.
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Norwegian dams industry defends CDM carbon trading regime

 
Top executives in the Norwegian hydropower industry are attempting to block EU restrictions on carbon quotas for large dams under the Kyoto Protocol.
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Aid-subsidised contracts to Eltel, STX Finland

 
Last year Finland approved EUR 60 million in mixed credits on export contracts for Finnish industry. The big winners are the engineering company Eltel and the shipbuilder STX Finland Oy.
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The Swedish government 
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