Tag: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Sweden contributes to Myanmar Humanitarian Fund

Sweden has made another contribution through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, to the Myanmar Humanitarian Fund (MHF) of SEK 5 million (approx. US$ 584,000), in addition to the SEK 5 million contribution made earlier in the year. The MHF is an OCHA-managed country-based pooled fund that provides funding for emergency responses to urgent…

Scandinavia supports resilient coastal communities via MFF

Following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, the unique partner-led programme ‘Mangroves for the Future’ (MFF), was initiated to promote investment in coastal ecosystems for sustainable development. Breaking new ground and generating new or improved coastal ecosystem management models, MFF has continuously received support from Scandinavian countries for its operations. In keeping with its unique…