Development cooperation needs to become more effective and efficient. The Netherlands has therefore undertaken a fundamental review of development policy. It has decided to assist fewer partner countries while focusing on 4 spearhead areas in which the Netherlands can add special value.
- Trade and development cooperation
- Dutch development cooperation policy
- International Public Goods (IPG's)
- Doing business in developing countries
- Financing development cooperation
Netherlands helps developing countries digitalise trade
To foster cheaper and easier trade, the Netherlands is making an effective electronic certification tool for agricultural...
Ploumen: major steps have been taken to improve the efficiency of emergency aid
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen is enthusiastic about agreements that have been made at...
The Netherlands pledges extra educational support for refugee children
The government is to provide additional funding to educate children in emergency situations and long-term crises. This was...
New Dutch aid to combat effects of El Niño
The Netherlands has made a further contribution to combating the threat posed by El Niño of serious food shortages in Africa....
Dutch airline KLM transports aid supplies to Ecuador
This evening the Netherlands will send a large cargo of aid supplies to Ecuador to support relief work there following last...