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  • 2017-12-07 Publication

    Evaluación de la cooperación de Asdi con Bolivia en materia de investigación correspondiente al período 2007–2016

    Esta evaluación fue contratada por la Agencia Sueca para el Desarrollo Internacional (Asdi) a través del Acuerdo Marco para Servicios de Evaluación y dirigida por el consorcio liderado por FCG Sweden (antes FCG SIPU International), junto con los socios Itad y Sthlm Policy Group. FCG Sweden dirigió el informe. El equipo de evaluación estuvo formado por la jefa del equipo, Ananda S. Millard, PhD, junto ...

    Ananda S. Millard , Matti Tedre , Erik W. Thulstrup , Manuel Ramiro Munoz , Pamela Velasco

  • 2017-11-01 Publication

    Evaluation of IRC’s Humanitarian Programme 2014–2016

    This evaluation was conducted on behalf of Sida. It looked at the multi-year Humanitarian Framework Agreement (HFA) established between Sida and the International Rescue Committee – United Kingdom (IRC-UK) for the period of 2014- 2016. The evaluation is meant to provide information for Sida in terms of developing a further multi-year agreement with IRC for the period of 2018-2020. Given that this is ...

    Leif Danielsson , Cathy Huser

  • 2017-09-12 Publication

    Food Security and Agriculture

    Portfolio overview.

    Sida’s disbursements in the field of Food Security and Agriculture are divided into the OECD DAC defined subsectors. The 28 subsectors that make up the agricultural portfolio are divided into four main areas: • Agriculture • Forestry • Fishery • Rural development Sida’s disbursements to these sectors in 2016 was SEK 954.8 million which is about 5.1 percent of Sida’s total disbursements, an increase ...

  • 2017-09-06 Publication

    Mid Term Review of the Agadir Technical Unit and the Swedish International Development Agency, Sida funded project “Support Quality Infrastructure in Agadir Countries”

    This mid-term review of the 2nd phase of the Support to Quality Infrastructure in Agadir Countries (SQIA) was commissioned to provide Sida, the Agadir Technical Unit and Swedac (the implementing agency) with an independent assessment of the project. The project appears as relevant at first sight, but it is unclear to what extent it is technical barriers that hinder trade within the region, given the ...

    Ali Dastgeer , Bourhan Kreitem , Jens Andersson , Stefano Ciarli

  • 2017-09-06 Publication

    Evaluation of ITP 299 – Strategies for Chemicals Management

    The main purpose of the evaluation of this International Training Programme was to identify results, collect lessons learned and provide recommendations for future design and implementation of ITPs in chemicals management. Eighty-two ITP participants from ten countries were interviewed; drawing from both ITP 299 and its predecessor ITP 258. The evaluation found both ITPs to be efficiently executed ...

    Ali Dastgeer , Abigail Hansen , Adriana Jalba , Alicia Borges Månsson

  • 2017-08-24 Publication

    Anti-Corruption in Water and Sanitation

    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 represents a major obstacle to sustainable development, not least in the water and sanitation ...

  • 2017-08-24 Publication

    Improving the human right to safe water and sanitation

    Portfolio overview

    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 improved access to safe drinking water, basic sanitation and hygiene facilities. Sida’s financial ...

  • 2017-08-24 Publication

    Transboundary Water Cooperation in MENA

    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. Sweden supports efforts to improve regional cooperation in MENA in order to achieve sustainable, ...

  • 2017-08-24 Publication

    Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Mekong

    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 surpassed by the Amazon River. The abundant natural resources of the Mekong River have provided ...

  • 2017-08-24 Publication

    Mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights

    Portfolio overview

    Portfolio overview 2016 on Gender equality. 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, life prospects and opportunities and power to shape their own lives and contribute to society. As one of the main thematic priorities for Swedish development cooperation, ...