NIRAS: Your global partner in sustainable energy solutions

Sustainable energy solutions fuel human development around the globe. Learn more about NIRAS' work with renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy access, energy finance, and cross-cutting services such as MEL, research, capacity building and policy development.

NIRAS work towards greater financial inclusion

With more than 20 years of experience managing access-to-credit projects for donors and international finance institutions, NIRAS brings a wealth of expertise and ideas to improve financial inclusion around the globe.

NIRAS work in monitoring, evaluation and learning

Evaluations provide an essential evidence base for informed understanding of progress. Learn more about the services we offer to analyse evidence, reduce risks and optimise outcomes.

NIRAS's response in times of COVID-19

The Corona virus pandemic in the first half of 2020 has highlighted the need for new approaches, greater flexibility and fast responses to the changing environment. Learn about some of the innovative ways we are helping clients to mitigate the current obstacles caused by COVID-19 and supporting in building resilience against future crises.

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NIRAS: Your global partner in earth observation and geographic information services

Earth observation (EO) and geospatic information are data sources that support many sectors of society. Learn more about NIRAS's work creating, managing, sharing, and displaying spatial and remotely sensed information.

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NIRAS's work in peace, stabilisation and migration

Violent conflict is increasingly recognised as one of the major obstacles to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Learn more about NIRAS's capabilities in the areas of conflict, stability, security and migration.


How NIRAS works with Public Finance Management

With trends like gender responsive budgeting gaining ground, a big shift is emerging in the design of PFM systems. Learn more about NIRAS's cutting-edge practical knowledge on the application of new PFM tools

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Impact Statements

This section is dedicated to brief, by-the-numbers presentations of specific projects in our Fund Management unit which we have implemented. In-depth project profiles are valuable, but it can also be important to zoom out and see a snapshot of the results achieved.

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NIRAS's work in capacity development and training

Capacity development is complex and intertwined with organisational and societal culture and can never be limited to merely imparting knowledge or improving skills. Learn more about our expertise in change management and how capacity development lies at core of everything we do.

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NIRAS: Your Global Partner in Land Tenure and Management

With our public, private, and civil society partners, NIRAS aims to ensure that land tenure and management contribute to reducing poverty; enhancing livelihoods, social inclusion, and justice; strengthening investment opportunities; guaranteeing sound environmental management; empowering women; and reducing conflict. We ensure that no one is left behind.

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NIRAS International Consulting: Half a Century Contributing to Sustainable Societies

Since the signing of our first development cooperation contract half a century ago, NIRAS has stayed true to its core mission of contributing to a better, more equal, and stable world. In this brochure, you will learn about our mission and values, our technical competencies, and some examples of projects where we take an integrated approach to find solutions that contribute to the SDGs.

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NIRAS: Your Partner in Holistic Governance Solutions

Governance is fundamental to every sector in which we operate, as human rights principles are an essential means to reach all the SDGs. NIRAS contributes to just and inclusive societies through the building of institutions, gender and rights-responsive budgeting, and the support of civil society around the world.

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NIRAS in Africa: nearly half a century of building sustainable societies

From a vision of shared and inclusive prosperity, NIRAS employs our broad thematic expertise to work across disciplines and with local long-term partners to facilitate a sustainable future in Africa.

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NIRAS: Your Partner for Holistic Environmental Solutions

Maintaining the balance between the environment and nature, and development and growth, presents challenges but also offers new opportunities. With the environment and sustainability in focus, NIRAS takes an integrated approach to enhance protection and production from natural resources for sustainable and inclusive economic development.

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NIRAS in Asia-Pacific: More than a quarter century of partnership and collaboration

With over 25 years of continuous presence across the region, applying integrated and innovative approaches, NIRAS has helped facilitate Asia-Pacific’s journey towards inclusive prosperity and a sustainable future.

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NIRAS: Your Partner in Education, Skills & Employment Promotion

Education, Skills and Employment Promotion play a key role in achieving national development visions and strategies. They are essential for promoting inclusive, sustainable, low-carbon economic growth at a local level and addressing global challenges like economic ­migration at the same time. Learn more about NIRAS' work in this field and what a partnership with us has to offer.

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NIRAS: Your Partner in Responsible Fund Management

Funds are a modality that can be moulded to fit many purposes, sectors and client requirements. NIRAS’ strength lies in the fact that we have the experience to both set up and manage the fund administration cycle, while having the technical know-how to do so in multiple areas. Learn why NIRAS is fast becoming the partner of choice for many donors looking for support through the entire fund lifecycle.

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How NIRAS works with Framework Contracts

NIRAS has been managing EU Framework Contracts (FWC) for close to 20 years, implementing more than 300 short-term assignments worth over €30 million in excess of 100 countries. We apply integrated and innovative approaches in our work with the aim of achieving a higher level of stable human development, equitable economic and social empowerment, and inclusive, well-governed and climate-smart societies of the future.

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NIRAS: Your Partner in Clean Water Management

NIRAS takes an integrated and holistic approach to water management, access, and final domestic or income-generating use. Our +250 in-house water professionals collaborate with over 500 external water sector specialists, implementing water-sector projects across the globe and interacting closely with NIRAS experts in agriculture, climate change, forestry and urban development.

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NIRAS: Your Partner in Agriculture Sector Development

For more than 50 years, our results-oriented technical and project management expertise helps our partners in putting their agendas into practice. NIRAS provides technical assistance in the agriculture sector throughout Africa, South-East and Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Learn more about our services in our agriculture sector brochure.

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Learn how NIRAS engages with the Sustainable Development Goals

Through the more than 2,000 projects that NIRAS’ experts help implement in well over 100 countries on an annual basis, we contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are publishing a series of brochures explaining how we work with SDGs that are most significant for our business.

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External Evaluation of the Think Tank Initiative Phase 2

Indevelop has been contracted to undertake the External Evaluation of the Think Tank Initiative Phase 2, implemented by IDRC: inception and first interim reports

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SEA-ITP Publications

NIRAS is on behalf of Sida implementing a number of International Training Programmes. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is one of these.

SUWAS 2017 programme dates

SUWAS-ITP Publications

On behalf of Sida, NIRAS is implementing a number of International Training Programmes. Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation - Integrated Processes (SUWAS) is one of these.