En kvinna i västra Uganda bär ved.

The policies and strategies that guide Sida's work in Uganda should promote fair and sustainable development and create opportunities for poor people to improve their living conditions.

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how we are governed

Policies and strategies

Updated: 18 January 2017

The Swedish government decides on the policies and strategies that guide Sida's work. These apply to both the development work and some of our other operations.

Sida proposes strategies and policies for Swedish development cooperation to the Swedish government, which then decides upon them.

Most documents are only available in Swedish. Beneath please find links to documents in English.

From the Goverment's website, non-Swedish publications:

Publications from the Foreign Ministry, Country and regional strategies


Results strategy for global action on socially sustainable development 2014 - 2017 

Swedish Strategy for Multilateral Development Cooperation

Strategy for capacity development and collaboration 2011–2013  (pdf)

Strategy for special initiatives for democratisation and freedom of expression, 2012–2014 (pdf)

 The strategies follow a certain model, that is to be found in the Guidelines for results strategies within Swedens international aid

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