Programmes and projects within economic opportunities

List of programmes and projects within economic opportunities.
  • programmes and projects
    Wednesday, April 18, 2012

    To ensure that the products we buy are of right quality, a legal framework that sets certain standards is needed along with regular controls to ensure its compliance. A better control of goods may increase companies’ business opportunities and at the same time improve consumers’ safety.

  • programmes and projects
    Thursday, April 05, 2012

    Economic development in Africa requires long-term investment in key sectors such as infrastructure, housing and microfinance. However, such development requires a lot of money, for a long period of time. This is why Sida has co-financed a programme to improve the bond markets in Africa, which can support long-term investments in a number of countries and regions.

  • programmes and projects
    Wednesday, February 29, 2012

    Despite the strong economic growth that has taken place in Rwanda over the last ten years, many people still live in extreme poverty. To improve their situation, the government has launched a programme that helps the most vulnerable households by the means of direct cash support.

  • Programmes and projects
    Thursday, January 12, 2012

    We concentrate our cooperation with Georgia to three sectors; democracy, human rights and gender equality, environment and market development. Read about programmes within the market development sector.

  • programmes and projects
    Monday, November 28, 2011

    A partnership built on mutual interests that, through Swedish technology adapted to local Indian conditions, improves the environment. This is an example of how Partner Driven Cooperation (PDC) as a method unites Swedish and Indian actors and creates long-term relations.

  • Programmes and projects
    Tuesday, September 27, 2011

    A new property tax system is implemented in Kosovo, generating substantially increased income to the municipalities. The Swedish Tax Authority has been involved in the implementation together with Kosovo’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.

  • programmes and projects
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    The people living around Pungwe River are entirely dependent on its water. They drink it, swim in it, wash and water their crops with it. This is why it is so important that the water remains clean. Joao no longer pans for gold in the river, but in a special pond. Sharing information and new methods are a part of a programme supported by Sida.

  • Programmes and projects
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    Cotton is the crop that can eradicate poverty in this country, says Joseph Mwangi Migwi, cottonfarmer in Mpeketoni in Kenya. The focus on cotton production gave Joseph and his family a much better life.

  • Programmes and projects
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    Now I can sell goat's milk and give my children good food, said Lucy Wairimu, farmer in Kisumu, Kenya. Today, she has ten goats and has goat milk for both domestic use and for sale. She has invested to make life better for her family.

  • Programmes and projects
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    It is less poor here now. The situation has changed a lot since electricity came. In Mozambique, only about 14-15 percent of household have electricity at home. Swedish aid finances an electrification project in three provinces of the country.

Abdallah Muhammed, Kenya
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