Jingru Høivik, Chief Engineer at the National Library of Norway, preparing to use Skype at a seminar with external specialists and Norad advisors.

ICT in basic education

How may ICT in basic education help reach global development goals?

International experts on ICT in education joined Norad’s Education Section in May 2014 for a discussion on best practices and opportunities ahead. A 17-page illustrated report on the seminar gives useful insight.


Norad's results report released

Norad’s Results Report: Health and Education

Norad’s seventh results report is out in its English version in July 2014. The 120-page illustrated report documents the great strides that have been made toward the Millennium Development Goals.

Tatt til Resultatrapport 2008.

Annual report

Energy for Sustainable Development

In 2013 Norway spent NOK 1.55 billion on clean energy programmes. Due to economic growth and a growing population, the global demand for energy is expected to increase by 35 percent over the next 20 years.

Facts about Norad

Norad – The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation – is a specialised directorate under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Norad assures the quality of Norwegian development assistance by means of:

  • Technical advisory services
  • Quality assurance
  • Grant administration
  • Communication
  • Evaluation

Read more about Norad