Norway’s official bilateral cooperation with Nepal started in 1964. Today, Nepal is one of Norway’s partner countries for long-term development.
The total Norwegian bilateral development assistance to Nepal was 308 million NOK in 2020 (approximately 37 million USD). In addition, Norway provides significant support to Nepal through multilateral organizations, including contribution to global funds.
Norway channels the funds through the Government of Nepal, multilateral organizations and international and national non-government organizations.
Norway channel the funds through the government, multilateral organizations, and international and national non-government organizations. Around 25 million USD is annually handled by the Embassy, and the remaining 7 million are administrated by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).
Transparency and open data
Norwegian Aid Statistics gives you easy access to all official statistics about Norwegian development assistance from 1960 until today. You can choose your own content and scope of the report, and get the numbers as maps, graphs and tables.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' grants portal provides an overview of all grants from the Ministry and Norad.