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Danida

Danida is the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation, which is an area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Denmark’s development policy aims to contribute to reducing global poverty and helping people to take charge of their own destinies. This is the overriding objective for which Danida works.

Danida has responsibility for the planning, implementation and quality assurance of development cooperation. There are local and posted staff at Danish embassies and missions abroad who are responsible for the administration and management of development cooperation with the individual country.

Danida facts

  • Denmark grants an annual approximately DKK 15 billion in development assistance.
  • Denmark is one of five countries in the world to live up to the UN's recommendation to grant a minimum of 0.7 per cent GNI in development assistance.
  • Denmark has been granting development assistance since the end of the Second World War.

What does Danida mean?

  • Danida is the name of Denmark’s development cooperation. This is an area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.
  • The term Danida appeared in 1963. Danida has its own logo that highlights Danida as an independent area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Danida

Contact 
Embassy of Denmark

Nile City Towers

North Tower, 7th floor

2005C Corniche el Nil

Ramlet Boulaq

11221 Cairo

Phone: +20-2-24619330

Email: caiamb@um.dk