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Opportunities in development cooperation for companies

Finland's development cooperation opens up many opportunities for companies.

From the list of Uses of development cooperation funds companies can see where development cooperation funds are channelled.

A certain proportion of the funds is directed to development cooperation projects that are put out to tender.

Forms of financing development cooperation for companies

  • Finnpartnership supports both Finnish and developing countries' companies in identifying business opportunities and business partners.
  • Finnfund provides long-term financial support for responsible private business activities in developing countries and countries in transition.
  • Public sector investment facility will support developing countries' public sector investments.

The latest round of appraisals of concept papers under the Public Sector Investment Facility (PIF) closed October 1st, 2017. Concept papers that arrive after the due date will not be processed. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs appraisal letters are sent to the authorities of the developing countries and/or the companies before November 30th, 2017.

pdfFinland supports sustainable business activities in developing countries (pdf, 2 pages)

Further information: The private sector's role in development

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