Denmark has a long tradition of development cooperation and assistance.
A doctor talking to an AIDS patient as part of the Danida-supported project Reach Out. The project distributes medicine to patients free of charge but also helps with, for example, counselling and school fees for the children.
Photo: Mikkel Østergaard
Development work has been a key link between Denmark and the surrounding world since the end of the Second World War.
From the small beginnings in 1945 to extensive efforts today, Denmark has played an active role in reducing poverty and strengthening sustainable development around the world.