Poverty Toolbox

The Poverty Toolbox gathers tools and information to support the analysis and integration of multidimensional poverty throughout Sida’s operations.

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Poverty Tool Box
The overall objective of the Swedish development cooperation is “to create preconditions for better living conditions for people living in poverty and under oppression.” The policy framework for Swedish development cooperation and humanitarian aid states that this objective applies to all development cooperation, regardless of whether it is bilateral, regional, thematic, or channelled through multilateral organisations including EU.1 All development cooperation shall contribute to results that benefit people living in poverty and under oppression. Achieving this objective requires understanding who is living in poverty, how that poverty is experienced and the underlying causes.

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