Private sector development
NL Agency carries out various programmes to support sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging markets. These programmes focus on innovative investment projects, transfer of technology, knowledge and skills in social and economic sectors.
This is achieved through business-to-business cooperation. cooperation between businesses and training and knowledge institutes and governmental institutes. Local and international private companies are encouraged to play a role in economic growth and poverty reduction.
Overview of programmes:
The Private Sector Investment programme (PSI) is designed to support Dutch (or foreign) business investments in emerging markets, in cooperation with local businesses. The programme stimulates innovative pilot projects in commercial sectors, with the ultimate goal of strengthening the local private sector.
FDOV and FDW
For Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security (FDOV) and Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) are the Public Private Partnership facilities which aim to finance projects in the area of sustainable entrepreneurship, food security, water safety and water security. The projects should lead to poverty alleviation, sustainable economic growth and self-reliance.
Facility for Infrastructure Developments (ORIO) is a grant facility intended to contribute to the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of public infrastructure in developing countries.
The Matchmaking Facility (MF) assists private businesses in emerging markets to establish links with Dutch companies to establish business relationships.