Annual Report Norad (Norwegian Bilateral Development Cooperation) 2008
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.