96/01 The Beira-Gothenburg Twinning Programme

Arne Heileman, Lennart Peck
Serier – Sida EvaluationDescription:
This report presents the findings
and conclusions of an evaluation
of the twinning programme between
the cities of Beira and Gothenburg.
The study has been undertaken by
Lennart Peck of ICS Interconsult
Sweden AB (team leader) and Arne
Heilemann, Chief Executive of the
Municipality of Lørenskog, Norway,
in 1995.
The twinning activities started in
1990 and have included
financial management,
waste collection management,
land and property management,
general municipal management
as well as support in other areas,
including culture and environmental
The purpose of the study has been
to present an independent assessment
of the programme for future planning
and to draw lessons of a general
nature regarding twinning as a model
for co-operation.
The report is also available in portugese.