Annual Report on Norwegian Bilateral Development Cooperation 2008

About the publication

  • Published: December 2009
  • Series: --
  • Type: Annual reports
  • Carried out by: Norad
  • Commissioned by: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Country: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burundi, China, Congo (Democratic Republic), East Timor, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kosovo, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Serbia, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia
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  • Pages: 138
  • Serial number: --
  • ISBN: 978-82-7548-544-9
  • ISSN: --
NB! The publication is ONLY available online and can not be ordered on paper.

From 2009, this annual report is web-based and is not published in printed form. This PDF file is a print-friendly version of’s country pages:, and was published in October 2009. The country pages on are updated on an ongoing basis.

This annual report describes bilateral development cooperation between Norway and 32 of the countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe that received the most assistance in 2008. Total Norwegian assistance in 2008 amounted to NOK 22.6 billion, of which bilateral (including multi-bilateral) assistance accounted for NOK 16 billion. This report covers results from priority areas of cooperation, gives an account of general development trends in partner countries and describes Norway’s contribution in this connection.

Norad and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are publishing this report in the hope that readers will find it a useful instrument in their further exploration of development issues.

Published 16.02.2010
Last updated 16.02.2015