Juni 2011

  • 2011-06-30 Publikation

    Guidance on Programme-Based Approaches

    The paper seeks to clarify a number of definitions related to programme-based approaches and to guide Sida staff in what working with PBAs means in practice. The paper aims to aid Sida staff in carrying out qualified analysis and dialogue when supporting programmes and to operationalise the Paris Declaration in line with the Swedish Policy for Global Development (PGD) when performing these tasks. The ...

  • 2011-06-23 Publikation

    Disability as a human rights issue Background paper to conducting a dialogue

    The purpose of this paper is to provide information that can be used by Sida staff in dialogue with partner governments, co-donors and multilaterals to promote the rights of persons with disabilities within the development agenda in general and in budget support and sector programs in particular. It contains basic facts, key issues and suggested dialogue questions, which provide a “smorgasbord” of ...

    Katarina Bergwall

  • 2011-06-23 Publikation

    Disability as a human rights issue Background paper to conducting a dialogue

    References and useful links to Disability as a human rights issue Background paper to conducting a dialogue

    Katarina Bergwall

  • 2011-06-23 Publikation

    Guatemala Country Case Study: Child Rights

    Guatemala has a legal basis for the protection of children and young people and ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990, which was domesticated in 2003 with the passage of the Law on the Integral Protection of Children and Adolescence. This study asks what factors and conditions have generated positive results of Norwegian and Swedish assistance to promote child rights ...

    Claudia Barrientos , Virgilio Álvarez Aragón , John-Andrew McNeish

  • 2011-06-23 Publikation

    Sudan Country Case Study: Child Rights

    The Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) was signed by Sudan in July 1991 and ratified in September 1991. Sudan’s first periodic report to the UN committee on the rights of the child was submitted in 1993, the second in 1999 and the combined third and fourth in 2007. Sudan signed the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict in 2005 and the Optional Protocol on the sale ...

    Samia al-Nagar , Liv Tonnesen

  • 2011-06-23 Publikation

    Mozambique Country Case Study: Child Rights

    Swedish development cooperation with Vietnam dates back to the end of the 1960s. Sida has decided to conduct an evaluation study of its development cooperation with Vietnam with the aim to provide insights into the results and lessons learned from decades of development cooperation. The study also aims to contribute to a broader understanding of where and why Swedish development cooperation has been ...

    Kate Halvorsen , Carmeliza , Minna Tuominen

  • 2011-06-21 Publikation

    Equal Access to Justice, A Mapping of Experiences

    Rule of law (RoL) has over the past 20 years been firmly rooted at the centre of the international development agenda. The Commission on Legal Empowerment for the Poor, a constellation of high profile global leaders and thinkers focusing on the link between exclusion, poverty and law, has argued that, “four billion people around the world are robbed of the chance to better their lives and climb out ...

    Henrik Alffram

  • 2011-06-21 Publikation

    A Decade of Bioscience Development in Eastern Africa: The BIO_EARN Programme 1999-2010

    It is no secret that Africa’s history has been marked by a development narrative in which the benefits from science, technolog y and innovation have been enjoyed by few, instead of being seen as tools for the development of all citizens. Today this is changing and Africa’s leaders view science, technolog y and innovation as critical to human development, global competitiveness and ecological management. ...

    Benita Forsman , John Komen , Ivar Virgin

  • 2011-06-16 Publikation

    The Millenium Development Goals and the African Food Crisis -Report from the Afrint II project

    This report summarises research carried out among smallholders in nine countries in sub- Saharan Africa . The most salient, policy-relevant conclusions deal with maize, which is the biggest food crop in the region, and with seed-fertilizer technology, commercialisation and impacts of government policies. Some of the main findings are: Yield gaps are high. Ordinary farmers in the nine countries studied ...

    Göran Djurfeldt , Agnes Andersson , Hans Holmén , Magnus Jirström

  • 2011-06-21 Publikation

    A Decade of Bioscience Development in Eastern Africa: The BIO_EARN Programme 1999-2010

    It is no secret that Africa’s history has been marked by a development narrative in which the benefits from science, technolog y and innovation have been enjoyed by few, instead of being seen as tools for the development of all citizens. Today this is changing and Africa’s leaders view science, technolog y and innovation as critical to human development, global competitiveness and ecological management. ...

    Benita Forsman , John Komen , Ivar Virgin