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  • 2017-05-31 Publication

    How Sida Works with Gender Equality

    Gender Tool Box

    Sweden has a longstanding commitment to gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights in development cooperation and humanitarian assistance. With the launch of the Feminist Foreign Policy this has been strengthened. The strong message for gender equality in the Agenda 2030 – as a stand alone goal and integrated in all aspects of the agenda – is also important in Sida’s work.

  • 2017-05-31 Publication

    Gender, Urban Infrastructure and IFIs

    Gender Tool Box

    Urban poverty challenges are multidimensional. Sida strives to combat poverty and stimulates economic growth by supporting investments in municipal services and urban infrastructure, and ensuring access to services for all. This brief gives an overview of entry-points for gender mainstreaming in urban infrastructure projects with Multilateral Development Banks/International Finance Institutions (hereafter ...

  • 2017-05-22 Publication

    Evaluation of Core Support to Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS)

    2017:15. The Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS), recently renamed Rondeli Foundation, is an independent, non-profit think-tank dedicated to helping to improve policy decision-making in Georgia through research and analysis, training of policy makers, and public education about strategic, security and reform issues, facing Georgia and the Caucasus in the 21st century. ...

    Pierre Walther , Nelly Dolidze

  • 2017-05-16 Publication

    Evaluation of the Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD)

    2017:17. This reports presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations from the evaluation of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD). The main purpose of this evaluation was to assess and analyse HEARD’s core support, with a focus on the organisation’s prominence in terms of research outputs and their position in influencing policies; and to gauge HEARD’s potential to establish ...

    Silke Graeser , Anne L. Buffardi , Lennie Bazira Kyomuhangi

  • 2017-05-10 Publication

    Evaluation finale du ”Projet de Réduction de la Vulnérabilité des Petits Barrages aux Changements Climatiques (PRVPB-CC)”

    2017:16. The report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations from a final evaluation of the Project for Reducing the Vulnerability of Small Dams to Climate Change (PRVPB-CC), which co-financed by the Government of Burkina Faso and Sida. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the relevance, effectiveness and sustainability of the project and draw lessons learned integrating lessons ...

    Serge Marlet , Sidiki Sanogo , Mariam Keita

  • 2017-05-09 Publication

    Social Dialogue in Development Cooperation

    Productive employment and decent work are keys to inclusive and sustainable economic development and poverty reduction. Support for social dialogue is one of several means to this end, and part of Sida’s broad and varied approach to employment. In recent years social dialogue has become increasingly recognised on the international agenda. Sida’s support suggests a role for social dialogue in development ...

  • 2017-05-02 Publication

    Evaluation at Sida Annual Report 2016

    The purpose of this annual report is to provide an overview of evaluations commissioned and published by Sida (units and foreign embassies) in 2016 and to briefly present results from these 16 evaluations. The 16 decentralised evaluations represent a reduction compared to earlier years (for example 50 evaluations in 2015), which is due to the 10 month absence of a valid framework agreement for evaluation ...

  • 2017-04-28 Publication

    Chemicals and Hazardous Waste

    Chemicals are essential for modern life, but they also pose high health and environmental risks, when not properly managed. There is a general lack of knowledge about risks with chemicals, how to use them and dispose of them safely. Once the awareness is there, it is possible to reduce the risks. Safe management of chemicals and hazardous waste is a prerequisite for sustainable development. This brief ...

  • 2017-04-28 Publication

    Aggregating the results that arise from Sida’s investment in Tanzanian Civil Society in 2015

    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. The analysis builds off the original 2014 study. The annual reports of ten organizations are analyzed, with an additional source of data being the transcripts of conversations with seven of the partners. ...

    Dr. Kate McAlpine

  • 2017-04-26 Publication

    Evaluation of the Sida-funded Partnership in Statistics: A cooperation project between Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (SORS) and Statistics Sweden (SCB)

    2017:13. There are some factors of success: Sida’s flexibility on project implementation and the possibility of tailoring activities to the partners’ needs; The presence of SCB experts has provided a sense of continuity to the partners and SCB have generally provided good expertise. There are also hindrances and drawbacks including: The project is quite behind on several fronts, both in terms of deliverables ...

    Pier Giorgio Ardeni , Leif Danielsson , Sabina Ymeri