Netherlands Embassy in Colombo Sri Lanka
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The DGGF of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency supports Dutch SME’s (small and medium-sized businesses) and entrepreneurs in emerging markets and developing countries, by offering a source of financing for development-relevant local investments and exports.
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September 3, 2015 DGGF supports Dutch SMEs and entrepreneurs in emerging markets and developing countries, by offering a source of financing for development-relevant local investments and exports. DGGF has decided to invest in the Aavishkaar Frontier Fund (AFF) which will be managed by Aavishkaar Venture Management Services (AVMS) Management Ltd. AFF is a pooled investment vehicle with investments from four other investors apart from DGGF; namely DEG, Proparco, KFW and FMO. The Fund will make investments in startups and small and medium enterprises in four countries - Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
September 2, 2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education jointly launched the project "Strengthening Small Island Developing States’ capacity in the water sector to cope with the effects of climate change”. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of professionals and decision makers to improve water management in SIDS, to better address future challenges such as coping with the effects of climate change.