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Knapen: gradual move to greater openness on the energy market

‘The cost of petrol to the consumer is largely determined by major fluctuations on the global energy market. So it is good that...

News item | 16-03-2012 | 11:54

Knapen supports new World Bank programme: no money without results

The Netherlands supports the World Bank’s new financing programme for developing countries and the strict conditions associated...

News item | 06-02-2012 | 11:17

Dutch development funding to support transition in Yemen

In a letter today to the House of Representatives, international cooperation minister Ben Knapen announced that the Netherlands...

News item | 03-02-2012 | 00:00

Rosenthal, Knapen and Verhagen meet World Trade Organisation chief

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal, economic affairs minister Maxime Verhagen and international cooperation minister Ben Knapen...

News item | 03-02-2012 | 00:00

Knapen: No irregularities or factory farms with development grants

There have been no irregularities in the spending of development funds, nor have these funds been used to build factory farms....

News item | 02-02-2012 | 12:45

Dutch business expertise makes a difference in developing countries

The knowledge and expertise of present-day and former Dutch entrepreneurs can be extremely useful to business people in...

News item | 01-02-2012 | 17:38

Knapen: Private Sector Programme meant for local development

A broadcast yesterday by the TV consumer programme Radar has prompted development minister Ben Knapen to launch an...

News item | 24-01-2012 | 00:00

Minister Knapen calls for greening of development cooperation

In development cooperation, we need to take account of people, profit and – not least – the planet. This was international...

News item | 18-01-2012 | 13:28

Water sectors of Benin and the Netherlands join forces

Beninese and Dutch knowledge institutes, businesses, NGOs and public authorities are going to work together on water for...

News item | 13-01-2012 | 16:19

Knapen calls for better business climate in Benin

During his working visit to Benin, international cooperation minister Ben Knapen has called for improvements to that country’s...

News item | 12-01-2012 | 10:03