• 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.

  • Lack of seriousness in government's treatment

    Useriøs behandling fra Regjeringen

    Norges vel is reacting to what we feel is a lack of seriousness from the government when it comes to nonprofit and volunteer organisations. For the fourth year running we have become political leverage thrown around between he government and other parties during budget negotiations. Here you can read what was printed in today's Vårt Land

  • Celebrating 25 years of economuseums


    On monday the 25 year anniversary for the international network surrounding economuseums - Craftspeople in action - was celebrated in Bergen. 75 representatives from 30 economuseums in Canada and Northern Europe participated in the celebrations that stretched over 5 days on the West coast.

  • Successful incubator for renewable energy.

    Suksessfull inkubator for fornybar energi

    The incubator for renewable energy (REBI) in Uganda, that Norges Vel took initiative for in 2011, is now standing on its own legs with successful participants . The incubator has established 14 green companies and supported 24 green entrepreneurs in 6 years. Recently one of the participating companies ADAPT plus received the a prestigious renewable award. (Pictured: ADAPT's production team).

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