Waterfall in Aurlandsdalen. 
Photo: MFA Norway.Waterfall in Aurlandsdalen. Photo: MFA Norway

What an interesting week it is been at the Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi! A delegation from Norway has had an intensive week with matchmaking workshop on Renewable Energy and launch of joint call between the Research Council of Norway and Department of Science and technology, signing of Memorandum of Collaboration between NCE Smart energy Market Halden and Power Grid, B2B Roundtable with Power...

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Monoswezi. 
Photo: Rakesh Soni.

Monoswezi is Oslo-based musical collective consisting of artists from Mozambique, Norway, Sweden and Zimbabwe. In the recent years, the group have toured around Europa and Africa, now it was finally India’s turn to witness what CNN calls “A unique sound blending traditional songs from Zimbabwe with Scandinavian Jazz.”

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Norwegian Minister of Agriculture, Jon Georg Dale during his India visit. 
Photo: Ragnar Våga Pedersen, NIBIO.

The Norwegian Minister of Agriculture, Jon Georg Dale, visited India recently and witnessed examples of how the use of technology is helping farmers in remote parts of India adapt to climate change.

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Shore temple overlooking Bay of Bengal at Mamallapuram, a tiny village south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu. 
Photo: Flickr / David Belo.

The Nordic Ambassadors to India, representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden begin their one-week tour to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry this week. The Ambassadors will arrive in Chennai on 20th Feb, where meetings with Nordic businesses, journalists, educational institutions and government representatives will be held.

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Mr. Paul Christian Rieber, CEO and Ambassador Kamsvåg cutting the ribbon. 
Photo: MFA Norway.

As producers of food preventing and treating malnutrition, the Norwegian company GC Rieber Compact has found market for opening new production facilities in Gurgaon yesterday. The 3.6 million dollar investment will triple their production capacity to 6500 tons per year. A strong Norwegian contribution to ”Make in India.”

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Henrik Ibsen is the most known Norwegian playwright. He wrote several landmark theatrical pieces such as the famous Doll’s House.

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Photo: Bija.

Apart from the rising business interest in India from Norwegian enterprises, the social sector is also receiving a lot of attention from Norway. A recent addition to Norwegian Non-Governmental Organizations working in India is ‘Bija Organization’. Bija is an NGO focused on working with issues related to poverty and climate change.

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The ambassador was handed an issue of the Amity International School’s newspaper, that is written and edited by the students themselves weekly. They print an impressive 30 000 copies.

It was an enthusiastic Ambassador who met with students from the Amity International School this week. Given the fact they are travelling to his old hometown of Arendal, he was taken down memory lane and offered sound advice on what to do and see whilst there.

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