News - Norgesvel


  • Professionalising the Rice Sector in Tanzania

    Norges Vel bidrar til økt matsikkerhet gjennom å profesjonalisere rissetoren i Tanzania

    Rice is Tanzania's second most important staple product, and increased production can reduce import and eventually increase export. Norges Vel’s efforts to professionalize the rice sector in Tanzania through organisation and modern production methods, have doubled the smallholder farmers yield of rice production.

  • Norges Vel contributes to UN's SDG's

    Norges Vel contributes to several of the UN's Sustainability Development Goals

    The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are the world's joint work plan for eradicating poverty, combating inequality and ending climate change by 2030. Norges Vel’s vision of creating viable communities helps achieve the SDG’s through our work with sustainable, nature-based business development.

  • Increased production and income through cooperatives

    In Mozambique, Norges Vel helps local farmers to increase their production and income through local agricultural cooperatives

    Norges Vel and Felleskjopet collaborates on the development of the company IKURU, which is partly owned by farmers in the Nampula region of Mozambique. The goal is to build a business owned by local agricultural cooperatives to strengthen farmers' income through increased production of food and seeds.

  • Input to the Government's plan for food safety

    Soybean farmers in Nampula Mozambique, a collaborative project between Norges Vel and Felleskjopet and IKURU

    In 2018, the Norwegian Government will launch an action plan for sustainable food systems. Norges Vel is a member of the Forum for Development and Environment's Food Group, and we believe that food security and poverty reduction must be given priority over Norwegian interests in the support for business development.

  • Ugandan meat sector visiting Norway

    En gruuppe mennesker foran et gammelt hus

    Last week, Norges Vel and Nortura welcomed visitors from our local partners in Uganda who work with improving the meat sector there. During this project, we have had a strategic partnership with Nortura since 2014.

  • A success story on Business for Renewable Energy

    Stella Martin Manyanya presents the diploma to one of the TAREBI entrepreneurs

    Six successful incubator companies developed by the Tanzania Renewable Energy Business Incubator (TAREBI) have now been celebrated with a solemn graduation ceremony. The ceremony was hosted by Norges Vel and IMED Foundation, and held at Kebby Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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