• 2017-08-11

    Sida’s Support to Public Administration and Institutional Capacity Development 2003-2015:

    Author: Göran Hydén, Marina Buch Kristensen, Kirza Buch Kristensen and Hamish Nixon (ODI) Description: Perspectives, Evidence and Lessons Learned / Democracy and human rights have made great progress in many parts of the world over the last 30 years, not least in Sweden’s development cooperation partner countries. However, we also see a reversal ...

  • 2017-08-24

    Improving the human right to safe water and sanitation

    Description: Water and Sanitation Brief / Portfolio overview on Sida’s work with water and sanitation 2016. 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 ...

  • 2017-08-24

    Anti-Corruption in Water and Sanitation

    Description: Water and Sanitation Brief / With 2.1 billion people without access to safely managed water services, 4.5 billion still lacking safely managed sanitation facilities, and almost 1000 children dying daily due to water-­ and sanitation related diseases, we cannot afford vital resources to be misused, lost or squandered by corruption. It ...

  • 2017-08-24

    Transboundary Cooperation on Freshwater in Africa

    Description: Water and Sanitation Brief / Availability of, and access to, water resources have a strong bearing on populations and ecosystems as well as on livelihoods, economic growth and overall development in Africa. Although Sub-­Saharan Africa on average is well-­endowed with water resources, these are unevenly distributed, highlighting the ...

  • 2017-08-24

    Transboundary Water Cooperation in MENA

    Description: Water and Sanitation Brief / Cooperation around shared water resources has the potential to promote trust between countries and to be an instrument for larger cooperation. This is highly important for the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region where water scarcity and conflicts are a threat to enhanced well-­being.

  • 2017-08-24

    Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Mekong

    Description: Water and Sanitation Brief / For generations, the Mekong River Basin has served as a life-­sustaining force, supporting the livelihoods and food security of more than 60 million people in the region. The river’s rich mosaic of ecosystems supports the world’s largest inland fisheries and exceptional riverine biodiversity that is only ...