Tools make it easier for developing countries to prepare climate accounts

With the help of the ’Information Matters’ programme, Georgia, Colombia and Vietnam hope to improve their climate reporting to the UN.

Tailored courses reduces the risk of oil spills in Greenland

Employees at the Greenlandic company Polaroil learn how to intervene correct in the event of an oil spill. Tailored courses reduce the risk of polluting the pristine environment.

Industry-specific knowledge ensured the establishment of an efficient factory

NIRAS helped Arla Foods establishing the most modern milk powder factory in Northern Europe.

Cow sick with lumpy skin disease

Technical assistance to the Animal Health Department and the Food and Veterinary Laboratory, Kosovo

Farm animals in Kosovo have been plagued by infectious diseases for decades. The diseases hurt rural economies, and some are able to transfer to humans. To help curb them, NIRAS provided expertise and support to local authorities in their quest to protect the country's animals.

Effective expansion at a South African brewery

Production does not stand still for a second when NIRAS consults on a new brewery in South Africa.

Dragor River in Bitola

Wastewater treatment in Macedonia

NIRAS and its consortium partners conducted studies to jumpstart improvements to wastewater infrastructure and living conditions in three municipalities of Macedonia. These measures were funded as part of the EU’s push to support improvements to the environmental sector.

Somalilander digging for water in a wadi

Water resources management and investment plan for Somaliland

A lack of sustainable water sources makes Somaliland vulnerable to droughts such as the one that has devastated much of the region in 2016-2017. An international team, assembled and led by NIRAS, has been contracted to map out Somaliland’s best options for developing large-scale reliable water sources and water mobilization infrastructure.

Legal Services Facility (LSF) in Tanzania

Five years of funds management and support to NGOs providing legal aid in Tanzania has paid off. The country now boasts nationwide access to trained paralegals and greater awareness about the importance of securing legal rights for vulnerable groups in society.

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Competitive wind energy

Two new wind farms – Borssele 3 and 4 – are to be built in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. Steel can be saved by using the latest knowledge about offshore technology.

Offshore wind turbines must withstand typhoons and earthquakes in Taiwan

Many new offshore wind farms are soon to be constructed in Taiwan and at these latitudes the turbine foundations must be able to withstand severe earthquakes and yearly typhoons.

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Taiwan is investing in offshore wind turbines

Asia’s first offshore wind farms are to be built in the Taiwan Strait and within a few years they will supply the island state with green energy.

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A broad perspective is the key

Establishing the best possible agreement between client and contractor all comes down to the detail of the proposal. The framework of the Riksveg 4 extension in Norway is being set.

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Noise mapping provides options for new bridge

The Danish Road Directorate and the Danish State Railway have reached a great level of flexibility and an excellent dialogue based on noise mapping from the new Storstrømsbro.

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Taiwan focuses on offshore wind turbines

The first offshore wind farm in Asia will be constructed in the Taiwan Strait, and within a few years do its bit toward supplying the island state with green energy.

A new international school in Copenhagen’s Nordhavn district

Copenhagen’s largest school has moved to its own peninsula in Nordhavn with a façade made up of solar panels.

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Experience and knowledge of the industry ensured an easy relocation of the historical brewery

A competitive tender and a structured approach meant that a complicated relocation of a brewery in city was achieved on schedule and on budget.

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Dynamic master plan provides an idea for the future of Indochina

NIRAS is responsible for the development of a dynamic master plan for industry enterprises. In the country the model was used successfully to create future scenarios for the country’s largest brewery.

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Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme in Kenya

ASDSP project aims to increase the agricultural sector’s contribution to the national economy and to improve livelihood in rural areas in Kenya.

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Gender Responsive Budgeting in Ukraine

NIRAS helps to introduce Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) processes at national and regional levels in Ukraine.

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Technical Assistance to Support Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Azerbaijan

NIRAS supports the Ministry of Education in the implementation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) program in Azerbaijan.

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Actions to Accelerate Success in Private Sector Innovation for Export Markets

New, innovative growth companies focused on export markets comprise one of the target groups of the Innovation and Partnership Programme (IPP) in Vietnam.

Niras employee and Uganda coffee farmer picks coffee beans

Prosperity smells like fresh coffee

Ugandan coffee farmers will earn more money when NIRAS helps farming families to produce high-quality coffee for export. Consequently, coffee farmers are trained to combat climate change that threatens coffee production in the area.

Asian people looking at corn

Agro-biodiversity in Laos

Managed by NIRAS, The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative (TABI) in northern Laos has improved rural livelihoods alongside preserving the biodiversity of natural resources for sustainable growth. TABI’s landscape planning methods are participatory in nature, meaning they give responsibility and ownership to local communities to ensure biodiversity-rich practices continue in the long run.

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Approximately 160 civilian experts deployed each year by Denmark to support stabilisation and capacity-building efforts in fragile states around the world

The Peace and Stabilisation Response (PSR) is an emergency roster managed by NIRAS under the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) that can be used to deploy civilian experts to hotspots where stabilisation, peacekeeping and democracy-building efforts are needed.

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Youth Skills Development and Public Private Partnership

E2E created a network of local partners that act as bridge-builders between the youth, companies and training providers.

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Unleashing the potential for economic growth in rural Tanzania

LIC project invests in agriculture and facilitates Public Private Dialogue in order to improve business environment for small companies.

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Responsible land management improves livelihoods and tenure security for rural communities in Ethiopia

NIRAS has assisted the Ethiopian government with developing methods for rural land registration through “The Responsible and Innovative Land Administration in Ethiopia project” (REILA). The project has resulted in efficient and gender equal land registration, and its methods have been officially adopted by the Ethiopian government as the formal procedure for registering rural land throughout the entire country.

Solar panels on a field

Affordable and sufficient energy to the people of Bolivia

Bolivia faces great challenges in providing sufficient energy at affordable prices to its population. IP Consult – part of the NIRAS Group- supports the implementation of a new energy efficiency programme and foster training and education in the country.

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Plan for the water use of Shire River in Malawi

The basin development project assists the Government of Malawi in developing an integrated multi-sectoral Shire River Basin Plan based on extensive analytical and stakeholder inputs.

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Protecting millions of lives in Myanmar from climate disasters through massive hydromet systems integration

The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project, initiated by the World Bank, seeks to improve the livelihoods of millions of poor people who are susceptible to water-related disasters in Myanmar. NIRAS is leading the way on integrating and modernizing the region’s complex hydrometeorology systems.

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Funds for Information Society development

Innovation Fund supports emerging entrepreneurs and stimulate the development of innovative technology products and services in Tanzania.

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More than 250 EU Framework Contracts completed by NIRAS in over 100 countries

Since 2000 NIRAS has managed EU Framework Contracts, implementing more than 250 short-term assignments worth more than €28 million in over 100 countries. These projects, which span many sectors, seek to reduce poverty, ensure sustainable development, and promote democracy, peace and security.

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Top quality evaluations for Sida

NIRAS manages and undertakes evaluations and provision of evaluation related services for Sida.

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Working in a conflict zone – How to secure water and food in South Sudan

Water resource management project in war-torn South Sudan is a good example of NIRAS’ capacity to work successfully even under challenging and rapidly changing conditions.

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Analyses of assets reduced risk when purchasing breweries

The acquisition of breweries requires analysis of the brewery's condition and the anticipated need for investment. NIRAS assisted on a extensive project in Asia.

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State-of-the art cold store built with production still running

In the midst of operations and subject to the strictest health and safety requirements, NIRAS built a highly efficient cold store for a busy pharmaceutical company.

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Central warehouse frees money and staff in Region Zealand

Analyses from NIRAS reveal that the establishment of a central warehouse for its hospitals will be extremely beneficial for both patients and Region Zealand.


Pharmaceutical factory got complete cooling system in a third of the time

Despite an extremely tight schedule, NIRAS succeeded in delivering a solid, state-of-the-art cooling system for a pharmaceutical factory. The system is a modular construction.

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Extensive experience ensured the successful expansion of a factory in Poland

Poland is the location of one of the world’s largest salmon processing factories. NIRAS played a key role in the 10,000-square-metre expansion of the factory.

Master plan for a new future-proof meat processing plant

NIRAS assisted the largest food producer in Ecuador, PRONACA, establishing a meat processing plant according to European standards.

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Historical investment in slaughterhouse lifted the Danish cattle industry

When Danish Crown decided to establish a new high-tech cattle slaughterhouse in Holsted, Denmark, it was by far the largest single investment in the Danish cattle industry ever.

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Dairy and meat processing combined in Siberia

NIRAS modelled the new food plant for Kungurskiy Agroholding according to European standards for food safety and productivity.

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Restoration of ‘Kunsten’ in Aalborg

A respectful restoration of the architectural gem by Alvar Aalto rates Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg as being among the best renovation projects in Denmark.

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Materials from demolished school reused

Holbæk Municipality saved money and avoided environmental problems by focusing on resource utilisation in connection with the demolition of the school Brunhøjskolen.

multistorey building called the Eksercerpladsen

Attractive development at Eksercerpladsen in Copenhagen

NIRAS provides consultancy on building project comprising student and youth accommodation, penthouse flats, retail and cafés.