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  • Creating jobs and improving lives

    strategy 2019-2022

    The investment needs of the developing world are increasing, not at least to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals. Norfund’s new Strategy 2019 - 2022 aims to create jobs and improve people’s lives - by investing in businesses that drive sustainable development.

  • Olaug Svarva is appointed as new Chair of Board in Norfund


    After 12 years as an active chair of Norfund's board, Kristin Clemet steps down. " We highly appreciate Kristin Clemet's valuable contribution to Norfund and are now looking forward to working with Olaug Svarva", says Norfund's CEO Tellef Thorleifsson,

  • Norfund finances solar power solutions in Nigeria


    For a fixed monthly fee, Starsight Power Utility Ltd offers Nigerian companies access to stable, low cost electricity. Starsight’s solution will cut the customer’s use of fossil fuels by up to 70% thanks to improved energy efficiency and the use of solar power.

  • Moving Money - Creating Jobs

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    Welcome to the Norfund Conference 2019 in Oslo, 27th of August, where we'll ask: How can international investments contribute to sustainable growth and job creation in developing countries? Why doesn't more of the international capital flow reach these markets?

  • 65 MW Power Plant in Egypt has reached commercial operation


    Scatec Solar, Norfund and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 400 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar and Norfund has now 130 MW in operation in Egypt and expect to have completed the project during second half of 2019.

  • Off-cycle Internship at Norfund!


    We are looking for up to four dedicated and ambitious students who want to spend the next semester working on challenging and rewarding projects within development finance in our Oslo office. Are you the right candidate?

  • D.light provides solar energy to millions in rural areas

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    Norfund and consortium partners invest $41 million in d.light. This will enable expansion of d.lights solar and Pay-Go consumer finance business in Africa. As of today d.light has provided solar energy to more than 88 million people in 62 countries worldwide.

  • Two vacant positions in Oslo

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    Norfund is growing and we need more people. Right now we have two vacant positions as HR Manager and Associate in Food & Agribusiness. Are you our new team member?

  • Norfund prepares new growth strategy as Thorleifsson takes over


    A venture capitalist with a soft spot for smallholder farmers in Africa and a strong stomach for risk taking,Tellef Thorleifsson has taken over the helm of Norfund, the 22-billion-crown aid-financed investment fund in Oslo. His first task is to oversee a new Norfund strategy, writes Development Today.

Norfund - The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries

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N-0160 Oslo

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