• 2015-12-01 Publikation

    Evaluation of the Zambian Governance Foundation (ZGF) Joint Financing Agreement - Final Report

    This report, which has been commissioned by the Swedish Embassy in Lusaka, presents a review of the Zambian Governance Fund (ZGF), a pool fund supported by various Cooperation Partners including Sida and GIZ. ZGF has made significant progress in the period under review (2012-15) and the support provided is regarded as generally relevant, efficient and effective. ZGF offers good value for money and ...

    Greg Moran , Orison Chaponda , Greenwell Mukwavi

  • 2015-12-09 Publikation

    Education 2014 - Towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all

    Portfolio Overview

    Education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. Sweden has a specific objective to improve access to quality education with a focus on girls’ education, improved literacy and numeracy, strengthened national public education systems and inclusive education. Sida’s total support to education amounted to 1 032 million SEK in 2014

  • 2015-12-09 Publikation

    Democracy and human rights 2014

    Portfolio Overview

    Democracy and human rights are essential for providing people living in poverty and under oppression with voice and choice to improve their own living conditions. Democracy and human rights is one of three thematic priorities of Swedish development cooperation and the rights perspective is applied across all sectors of Swedish development cooperation. Sida’s support to the sector amounted to SEK 5.8 ...

  • 2015-12-09 Publikation

    Evaluation of Swedish International Training Programmes (ITP); Risk Management in Banking (2003-2014) - Final Report

    designed to do so, 2) The transfer of technical skills was broadly achieved, 3) New technical skills were adopted to varying degrees in financial institutions, 4) A promising result is that elements of the training will be largely sustained, and 5) Although well managed and implemented, there is scope for achieving higher value and impact within the existing ITP concept.

    Eric Buhl-Nielsen , Robert Poldermans , Tine Irming Blomhøj

  • 2015-12-09 Publikation

    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery and Rural development 2014

    Portfolio Overview

    Poverty and hunger are closely linked. It is estimated that 870 million people still suffer from hunger and starvation in the world. To eradicate extreme hunger and poverty is the main objective of Sustainable Development Goal 2 and this is also a high priority on both the international and Swedish development agenda. The total disbursement to Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery is SEK 910 million for ...

  • 2015-12-14 Publikation

    Gender Equality 2014 - Mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights

    Portfolio Overview

    Gender equality is a human right and a prerequisite for poverty reduction and sustainable development. Gender equality is achieved when women and men, girls and boys, have equal rights, conditions, opportunities and power to shape their own lives and affect society. As one of four thematic priorities for Swedish development cooperation, a gender perspective shall permeate all Sida’s work. 87 percent ...

  • 2015-12-14 Publikation

    Health 2014

    Portfolio Overview

    Investing in health is important for reducing poverty. Poverty is both a cause of ill-health and a consequence of ill-health. Best achievable health is a basic human right. That means health should be equally distributed and health care services should be accessible and inclusive for all. Sida supports strengthening of health systems that can effectively respond to existing and new health challenges. ...

  • 2016-01-19 Publikation

    Mid-term Review of the Somali Joint Health and Nutrition Programme (JHNP) - Final Report

    This Mid-Term Review of the Joint Health and Nutrition Programme in Somali (JHNP) covered the period from February 2012 until September 2015. The JHNP was initiated to restore and strengthen the health systems in the three Somali zones through a comprehensive, approach among UN organisations, donors and the Somali health authorities. The MTR has found that the JHNP is highly relevant in relation to ...

    Bernt Andersson , Zohra Lukmanji , Hassan W. Nor , Jessica Rothman