The New Zealand Aid Programme is the New Zealand Government's international aid and development programme managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
New Zealand’s High Commissioner in Tarawa, Don Higgins, formally handed over a new search and rescue boat (‘Police Rescue’) to the Government and people of Kiribati last week. Read more...
Fairtrade ANZ launched its Good Governance Training Module for Small Farmer Organisations in Goroka, Papua New Guinea, in late 2014. Read more...
New Zealand will contribute USD $7.5 million to the Clinton Health Access Initiative which aims to combat chronic infant malnutrition and increase farmer incomes in Rwanda and Ethiopia.The funding will see New Zealand partnering with Clinton Health Access to strengthen agricultural cooperatives and provide technical assistance.
The CHAI team with families who have grown the maize.
Five new wharves financed by New Zealand, Australia, Solomon Islands and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are set to improve shipping services and reduce barriers to business for Solomon Islanders. The wharves will allow better access to jobs and opportunities for private sector investment, as well as improving access to copra and cocoa markets.
The New Zealand Aid Programme is supporting small island developing states in Africa and the Caribbean by helping them develop their geothermal energy sectors.
Clean, affordable, reliable energy services are essential for sustainable economic development, however, small island countries can find it difficult to attract private sector investment in the development of renewable energy sources.
Surface exploration team to scale a section of the volcano to discuss progress
Avocado growers in central Kenya are set to benefit from a new partnership between the New Zealand Aid Programme and Plant and Food Research NZ.New Zealand’s development assistance programme has agreed to provide up to $4 million to Plant and Food Research NZ over the next five years to enable them to work with New Zealand-born company Olivado, to strengthen the avocado industry in Kenya.
Minister Murray McCully with Esther Wangari, GM Olivado Kenya and Gary Hannam, CEO Olivado Ltd