Partner Countries and Activities
ICEIDA follows the policies of the Icelandic Government in international development co-operation and operates on the basis of Act No. 43 from 1981 on bilateral co-operation between Iceland and the developning countries.
ICEIDA operates in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the DAC Guidelines and the DAC Good Practice Papers with respect to development assistance and its implementation.
ICEIDA operates on a project based approach and harmonises the approach with new ideas and working practices in international development co-operation.
It is ICEIDA's policy to focus on few sectors and few countries where Icelandic expertise is thought to be most useful. All ICEIDA's major projects are related to training and capacity building in fisheries, health, energy and adult education sectors.
ICEIDA is engaged in development co-operation with three countries, Malawi, Mozambique and Uganda.
ICEIDA is the Lead Agency in the Geothermal Exploration Project with joint co-financing of NDF - Nordic Development Fund.