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  • 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

  • 2017-04-26 Publication

    Mid-Term Evaluation of the National Employment Programme, Rwanda

    2017:11. This Mid-Term Evaluation has focused on the core activities under Pillar I and II of the National Employment Programme (NEP) in Rwanda. The evaluation covers the period from July 1, 2014 to September 30, 2016. The evaluation was planned and implemented in a transparent and participatory manner respecting stakeholders’ views while ensuring the independence of the evaluation consultants, according ...

    Sarah Gray , Charles Twesigye-Bakwatsa , David Muganwa , Marcienne Umubyeyi

  • 2017-04-26 Publication

    Evaluation of the Regional Statistics Cooperation on the Western Balkans 2013 – 2016

    The evaluation found that: Activities carried out were by and large relevant and has been moderately effective. The effects of the interventions have been positive, especially considering the Summer School, statistical methodology, gender and social statistics and the prospects for sustainability of results are good for the majority of the components. However, the sustainability of project results ...

    Leif Danielsson , Sabina Ymeri , Pier Giorgio Ardeni

  • 2017-04-20 Publication

    Året som gick – Sidas verksamhet 2016

    En kortfattad berättelse om Sidas uppdrag som Sveriges biståndsmyndighet och hur vi har förvaltat de skattemedel som ställts till vårt förfogande under 2016. Med personliga berättelser och genom att sätta dem i ett sammanhang vill vi ge en bild över hur biståndet ger resultat för människor som lever i fattigdom och förtryck. Den här skriften kompletterar den formella Årsredovisningen och fokuserar ...

  • 2017-04-12 Publication

    Evaluation of the OECD’s ‘Sector Competitiveness Strategy’ Project in Ukraine

    2017:10. The Swedish Embassy in Kyiv contracted NIRAS Indevelop to conduct an evaluation of Phase 3 of the Sida and EU-funded “Sector Competitiveness Strategy for Ukraine” project implemented by the OECD. Phase 3 took place during a particularly challenging time, with the 2013-14 Maidan revolution and the conflict with Russia in 2014-15 having both negative and positive effects on the project objectives. ...

    Andrea Spear , Vera Devine , Oleh Myroshnichenko

  • 2017-03-31 Publication

    Sidas hantering av korruptionsmisstankar

    Utredningsgruppen hanterar inkomna korruptionsmisstankar enligt en process som beslutats av generaldirektören. Detta syftar till att säkerställa att hanteringen sker på ett enhetligt, rättssäkert och skyndsamt sätt. Rutinerna innebär att utredningsgruppen tar emot anmälningar och genomför utredningar, som syftar till att få fram tillräckligt underlag för att Sida ska kunna konstatera om ett avtalsbrott ...

  • 2017-03-31 Publication

    Evaluation of Swedish government research cooperation with Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique 2011-2016

    This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an Evaluation of Swedish government research cooperation with Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique. The purpose of this evaluation is to analyse, assess, generate knowledge, and provide lessons from the Swedish government funded research cooperation with Mozambique, with a main focus on the period 2011-2016. The evaluation results ...

    Stein-Erik Kruse , Inge Tvedten , Matti Tedre , Carmeliza Soares da Costa Rosário

  • 2017-03-29 Publication

    Dimensions of Poverty Sida’s Conceptual Framework

    Dimensions of Poverty defines and describes Sida’s approach to multidimensional poverty. Development and poverty reduction must be understood holistically as part of a complex interplay of different forces that combine to enable or prevent change. Dimensions of Poverty defines a shared understanding of poverty that reflects the current realities of poverty, as well as the goals of today’s international ...