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  • 2017-12-20 Publication

    Towards Green Climate Fund Accreditation and Support

    The ground-breaking Paris Agreement on climate change was adopted in 2015, and it entered into force within a year. By November 2017, 170 countries, including a majority of Sida’s cooperation countries, had ratified it. The Agreement aims to keep the temperature increase below 2°C, and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C, and to enhance the capacity to adapt to climate change. The main tool to achieve the ...

    Tara Shine

  • 2017-12-20 Publication

    Supporting Access to Finance for Climate Action

    The ground-breaking Paris Agreement on climate change was adopted 2015, and it entered into force within a year. By November 2017, 170 countries, including a majority of Sida’s cooperation countries, had ratified it. The Agreement aims to keep the temperature increase below 2°C, to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C, and to enhance the capacity to adapt to climate change. The main tool to achieve ...

    Tara Shine

  • 2017-12-20 Publication

    Integrating Climate Action into National Development Planning

    The adoption in 2015 of Agenda 2030 with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, the Sendai Framework and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda signalled an increasingly coherent international vision of sustainable development. Together they seek to move away from the siloed approaches and individual sector goals that characterised the MDG era to a more integrated and mutually interdependent ...

    Tara Shine

  • 2017-12-19 Publication

    Gender and Educational attainment

    Gender Tool Box

    Gender often influences whether or not children attend or remain in school. Across the world, girls are more likely than boys to be out of school, and the poorest girls/women from the most disadvantaged rural areas tend to have the lowest educational attainment levels. The reasons why girls are more likely than boys to be out of school relate to social power structures and socially-constructed norms ...

  • 2017-12-19 Publication

    Guidelines for a Simplified Environmental Assessment

    Green Tool Box

    This is a guide to support the dialogue during partner organisations’ integration of environment and climate change in contributions. More specifically, it provides guidance for Step 2: The partner’s environmental assessment of the document “Introduction to Environment and Climate Change Integration in Contributions”.

  • 2017-12-19 Publication

    End-Term Evaluation of the Swedish Education Support to Zanzibar 2010–2017

    This report, which has been commissioned by the Swedish Embassy in Tanzania, presents an evaluation of the performance of the Swedish Education Support program in Zanzibar from 2010 to 2017. The evaluation assessed performance using criteria of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability as well as gender equality and equity. Overall, the goals and objectives of the Swedish Education ...

    Sheila Reed , Angela Arnott , Idrissa Yussuf Hamad , Kristeen Oberlander Chachage

  • 2017-12-19 Publication

    Preventing conflict, sustaining peace and promoting human security

    Portfolio Overview

    Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60 % of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58 % of all Sida support had peace ...

  • 2017-12-19 Publication

    Agriculture and Ecosystems services

    Green Tool Box

    Sustainable Development Goal 2 is “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture”. To be able to meet the targets of this goal, it is fundamental to preserve and enhance the natural resource base and the ecosystems services as these are the foundation for all food and agricultural systems.

  • 2017-12-12 Publication

    Education as a public good, a fundamental human right and a key to achieving poverty eradication

    Portfolio Overview

    Education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. Sweden has a specific objective to work for equitable and inclusive education of good quality and to focus on national education systems, from early childhood education and throughout life, including good quality teacher training. Sida’s total support to education amounted to SEK 953 million in 2016.

  • 2017-12-12 Publication

    Aggregating the results that arise from Sida’s investment in Tanzanian Civil Society in 2016

    This study is a continuation of Sida’s efforts to understand the impact that their CSO partners are achieving in effecting change with citizens, professionals, elected officials and Tanzanian institutions. This is the third analysis in a series that will ultimately cover most of the entire six-year period of The Swedish result strategy with Tanzania (2013–2019).

    Kate McAlpine