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.

The New Zealand Aid Programme is supporting small island developing states in Africa and the Caribbean with developing their geothermal energy sectors.Clean, efficient, affordable and reliable energy services are essential for sustainable economic development. However, relatively low electricity demand can make it challenging for small island countries to attract private sector investment in the development of renewably energy sources. This is...
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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.
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Minister Murray McCully with Esther Wangari, GM Olivado Kenya and Gary Hannam, CEO Olivado Ltd
Development can take place in challenging operating environments. An example is the New Zealand Aid Programme’s Agricultural Support Programme (ASP) in the Bamyan province of Afghanistan, which is co-funded by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID).  The ASP has seen 700 family farms in cooperatives increase their annual income in the past year by 19%.  They now have an annual income of about NZ$5,348.
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Farmers in Bamyan Province, Afghanistan
A New Zealand-funded Bailey bridge has opened for traffic in Honiara – restoring a vital transport link to Chinatown that was destroyed in April’s devastating flooding in Solomon Islands. 
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Bailey Bridge, Honiara
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