• Mapping attractions along the Fjord Pilgrim Route

    Coastal culture with boats and boat houses

    The tourism industry has a great potential for increased value creation, especially in district Norway. To succeed, it is important to develop attractive destinations that provide a comprehensive experience for the tourists. Norges Vel has prepared a report that provides an overview of such offers along the Fjord Pilgrim Route that are not found in the public destination companies.

  • We welcome our new Minister of International Development

    Norway's Minister of International Development,  Nikolai Astrup

    "We are very pleased that Norway has again appointed a Minister of International Development. Nikolai Astrup is early out saying he is going to focus on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of business development in the fight against poverty, especially focusing on agriculture and renewable energy, "says Reinaart Pretorius, Director of International Development in Norges Vel.

  • Norges Vel supports start-ups in Follo

    The deal is signed. In the picture we see from left: Elin Kollerud, business adviser in Ås municipality; Ola Nordal, Mayor of Ås; Kari Clausen, Development Manager at Norges Vel and Marius Sandvik, Senior Adviser at Norge Vel.

    The Royal Norwegian Society for Development won the tender competition to run the Service for entrepreneurship and start-ups in Follo and thus continues to assist the entrepreneurs in this region. Soon the spring courses will be announced.

  • Conserve endangered cultural heritage

    Marit Nerås Krogsæter klipper snoren for den offisielle åpningen av Mylnå Économusée

    Volda electric mill is officially opened as Mylnå economuseum. A living exhibition center for flour production in the mill that has roots as far back as 1869. Elias Moe, who runs Mylnå with children Janne and Thomas, received about fifty guests for the opening on Thursday.

  • Celebrating 20 years of Fairtrade

    Elizabeth Chepkwony, bonde og medlem av det Fairtrade-sertifiserte kaffekooperativet Kabngetuny i Kenya. Foto: David Macharia

    This week Fairtrade Norway is celebrating 20 years of fair trade. A dedication that contributes to building more sustainable communities and systems for humans and the environment. Norges Vel is proud of being one of the organisations behind the foundation.

  • President stocks first fish

    Mosambiks president Filipe Nyusi (på lasteplanet) ankommer Norges Vels pilotprosjekt for tilapiaoppdrett

    The Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi had the honour of stocking the first fish to the Norges Vel's pilot project of tilapia farming. Anne Lene Dale was also present, Norway's ambassador to Mozambique. The stocking happened in conjunction with an event opening the Norway funded tilapia hatchery next to the plant.

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