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Embassy of Finland, Windhoek: Team Finland

EMBASSY OF FINLAND, Windhoek

2 Crohn Street (Corner of Bahnhof Street)
Windhoek, Namibia
Tel.+264-61-221 355
E-mail: sanomat.win@formin.fi
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Team Finland in Namibia

The Team Finland network promotes Finland and its interests abroad: the internationalisation of Finnish enterprises, investments in Finland, and the country brand. The Team Finland operating model brings together the key actors and services in these fields. The core of the network consists of the publicly funded organisations operating in these fields, such as the ministries, Finland’s network of diplomatic missions, Finpro, Tekes, national culture and science institutes, Finnvera, Finnfund, and the regional internationalisation services, built upon the ELY Centres.

The Team Finland network will help your enterprise become more international, grow, and succeed in the global market. For more information on services to companies seeking internationalisation, see: services.team.finland.fi.

Contact persons for Team Finland in Namibia

Coordinator:

Mrs. Elisabet Kivimäki, Counsellor
Finnish Embassy, Windhoek
Tel: +264 61 221 355

elisabet.kivimaki@formin.fi

Chair:

Mrs. Anne Saloranta, Ambassador

Team Finland partners in Namibia

Objectives of the Team Finland network in Namibia

Namibia has experienced steady economy growth over the past 10-years averaging ca. 4.5 % per annum. The country offers an enabling business environment to international companies with prudent macroeconomic policies, well-maintained government finances, a stable currency pegged to the South African rand and world-class infrastructure.

The mining sector is the foundation of Namibia’s economy and the largest investor after the government. Namibia aims to increase its energy production and offers excellent opportunities in renewable energies. Several companies are also engaged in offshore oil exploration. Namibia thrives to become a gateway to the southern African region, which requires investments to upgrade ports and other infrastructure. Meat, fish, agricultural products and tourism are also important sectors to Namibia’s economy.

Finland and Namibia enjoy excellent relations that date back over 140-years. This offers a unique platform to strengthen economic relations between the two countries. Finland has built close development cooperation links to key sectors such as mining, energy, logistics, marine resources, environment, innovation, ICTs, education and health. Several recent successful business cases in the mining, ship building and environmental technology pave the way for further collaboration.

The Team Finland network in Namibia seeks to build on the close partnership that Finland and Namibia enjoy to increase trade and investment between the two countries. Particular attention is given to SMEs. The network also seeks to promote Namibia as a business destination in Finland.

More information

"Building a Green Namibia" - National Seminar on Green Jobs

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Here you can find the presentations from the seminar:

pdfA-Insinöörit etc consortium

pdfBM Group

pdfArcon Engineering / Arcon Works / Dosgemini

pdfDRFN

ExcelDRFN Employment Simulation Model

pdfEarth House

pdfFinnish company profiles

pdf Finnpartnership

pdfFuturo Travel

pdfGreen Building Council

pdfIPPR Briefing Paper on Green Construction

pdfIPPR Schade Presentation on Green Construction

pdfILO Green Entrepreneurship Namibia

pdfILO Green Jobs and green economy Namibia

pdfILO Green jobs and renewable energy Namibia

pdfILO Skills for green jobs Namibia

pdfILO Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business

pdfILO Zambia Green Jobs Programme

pdfLafarge

pdfMinistry of Labour, Mwiya

pdfMolok

pdfNamibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

pdfNational Housing Enterprise

pdfRent-A-Drum

pdfScanHomes

pdfSopimusvuori

pdfViexpo

pdfVTT Technical Research Center

pdfVTT Zambia project examples

pdfWalvis Bay Corridor Group

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Updated 5/17/2016


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