DENMARK - Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Department of Development Cooperation (DANIDA)

Thematic focus: 
Tourism and Culture
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Sustainability of natural resources in Tourism
Intro text: 
Danida is the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation, which is an area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Denmark’s development policy aims to combat fighting poverty through promotion of human rights and economic growth. Danida has responsibility for the planning, implementation and quality assurance of Denmark’s development cooperation. There are local and posted staff at Danish embassies and missions abroad who are responsible for the administration and management of Denmark’s development cooperation with the individual country. ODA = 3 bio USD, 0.85% of GNI (72% bilateral, 28% multilateral).

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Who can apply?

NGOs, companies, research institutions, think tanks.  

Objectives and initiatives

Denmark will concentrate its development cooperation on four strategic priority areas which are interconnected and which will enable Denmark to make its contribution to combating poverty and promote human rights.


    Human rights and democracy

    Green growth

    Social progress

    Stability and protection

Type and level of funding

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