• 2016-08-01 Publikation

    Swedish “Support to the Sustainable Urban Development Sector in Kenya”, SSUDSK, and the role of UN-HABITAT in the project - Final Report

  • 2016-08-01 Publikation

    Food Security and Agriculture - Secure Food for a Growing World and end Hunger

    Portfolio Overview

    Poverty and hunger are closely linked. It is estimated that almost 900 million people still suffer from hunger in the world. To eradicate hunger and poverty are the objectives of Goal 1 and 2 of Agenda 2030. This is also a priority on the Swedish development agenda. Total disbursement to Food Security and Agriculture is SEK 757 million for 2015.

  • 2016-08-01 Publikation

    Pesticides in Agriculture

    Increasing agricultural productivity among smallholder farmers is the objective of several agricultural and private sector development programmes supported by Sida. Protection of human health and the environment is also equally prioritized and must be taken into account. If programmes include access to and use of pesticides, an adequate system for assessing and managing risks for human health and the ...

  • 2016-08-01 Publikation

    Agenda 2030 and Ecosystems

    Agenda 2030 is a global plan of action for sustainable development. It recognizes that ecosystem services and biodiversity are crucial for both people and our planet and are relevant to all Sustainable Development Goals. To accomplish Agenda 2030 Sida needs to support the sustainable use of ecosystems and biodiversity.

  • 2016-08-24 Publikation

    Review of the UNICEF programme Basic Education and Gender Equality in Afghanistan 2013-2015 - Final Report

    The summative and formative evaluation of the UNICEF Afghanistan Basic Education and Gender Equality Programme undertaken in cooperation with the Ministry of Education (MoE) finds that is is relatively relevant to the national education strategy. UNICEF has untapped potential in promoting a more creative, innovative and rightsbased support to basic education in the country. While the programme is contributing ...

  • 2016-08-10 Publikation

    Evaluation of Sida’s use of guarantees for market development and poverty reduction - Evaluation report

    The overall objective of this report is to deepen Sida’s knowledge about the guarantee instrument as a tool for market development and poverty reduction. The focus of the evaluation is on lessons learned from four specific interventions, as to the extent to which the guarantee instrument actually manages to bring about the expected and desired changes, possible hurdles met, either unforeseen problems ...

    Carnegie Consult

  • 2016-08-11 Publikation

    Joint Scandinavian Evaluation of Support to Capacity Development - Synthesis Report

    Sida, Danida and Norad have conducted a joint evaluation of our support to capacity development in partner countries. The joint evaluation produced a series of background studies and three parallel evaluations of the agencies’ portfolios of capacity development in public sector organisations. The parallel evaluations followed an approach grounded in a generic theory of change for support to capacity ...

    Svend Erik Sørensen , Gonçalo Carneiro

  • 2016-08-16 Publikation

    Safe Abortions

    Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are based on the right and the ability of all individuals to make decisions about their own sexuality and body, and to live healthy and productive lives. Sweden has a long history of championing SRHR, including safe abortions, as part of its work on health, gender equality, human rights and sustainable development.

  • 2016-08-16 Publikation

    Environment and Climate Change - A sustainable development within planetary boundaries

    Portfolio Overview

    Our surrounding environment is the basis for human life. Changes in the climate and loss of ecosystem services undermine the development in all sectors and hit people in poverty hard. The natural systems need to be managed sustainably so they can support the needs of future generations. In 2015, Sida provided 7.5 billion SEK to initiatives that had environment as the principal or significant ...

  • 2016-08-18 Publikation

    Water and Sanitation Improving the human right to clean water and basic sanitation

    Portfolio Overview

    Access to safe drinking water and sanitation is crucial, not only for people’s health and wellbeing, but also for poverty reduction and economic development. Sweden promotes efficient, fair and sustainable water use and management as well as improved access to safe drinking water, basic sanitation and hygiene facilities. Sida’s financial support to the water and sanitation sector amounted to approximately ...