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Commercial effects of Danish development assistance

Over the years, there has been much discussion of Danish development assistance’s expected side-effects in the form of commercial benefits to Danish firms. Danish development assistance’s objectives are mainly poverty reduction and human rights, but the prospect that it might benefit sales or investments by Danish firms has regularly been highlighted as one of the advantages to Danish society of providing development assistance.

The Evaluation Brief aims to stimulate discussions on how to best achieve commercial effects of Danish development assistance when such effects are part of its primary focus

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PublisherEvaluation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Danida, Denmark
AuthorTJT Consult

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
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DK-1448 Copenhagen K
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Fax +45 32 54 05 33



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