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  • 2016-12-07 Publication

    Evaluation study in support of the Mid Term Review of the Pro-Tax II project - Final Report

    This reports presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of a mid-term review of the ProTax 2 project, which is the second of two projects to develop the property tax system in Kosovo. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the ProTax 2 project’s potential to reach its intended outcomes and produce sustainable results, and based on the findings provide recommendations for future decisions ...

    Finn Hedvall , Shar Kurtishi

  • 2016-12-01 Publication

    A guide to Results-Based Management (RBM), efficient project planning with the aid of the Logical Framework Approach (LFA)

    This guidance presents the planning method “Logical Framework Approach” (LFA), which is one of the methods for Results-Based Management (RBM) that is used by many of Sida’s cooperation partners. LFA is an extensive, participatory and integral method that delivers a well-structured plan with clearly measurable objectives and well-defined, relevant activities and indicators. The method facilitates the ...

    Kari Örtengren

  • 2016-12-01 Publication

    Gender Equality - Mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights

    Portfolio Overview

    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, a gender perspective shall permeate all Sida’s ...

  • 2016-11-09 Publication

    Trade - An important link in development

    Portfolio Overview

    Trade contributes to economic development, which is one of the cornerstones for poverty alleviation. But when a country lacks prerequisites such as political stability, rule of law, infrastructure and productive capacity it is difficult to take advantage of the opportunities that free trade brings. In 2015, Sweden contributed 2.2bn SEK to the international Aid for Trade agenda, which includes trade-related ...

  • 2016-11-07 Publication

    Sida’s Guarantee Instrument

    The mission of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is “to help create conditions that will enable poor people to improve their lives”. In addition to grant funding, Sida offers a guarantee instrument designed to absorb risks in order to unlock capital and promote development in the countries where Sida participates in development cooperation. This is a flexible and effective ...

  • 2016-11-02 Publication

    Sida and EU blending

    Blending refers to the combination of EU grants with loans or equity from public and/or private financiers. Beneficiary resources as well as other financing, such as guarantees, can also form part of the blending. It is recognized as an important vehicle for leveraging additional resources and increasing the impact of EU aid. This publication gives an introduction to what blending is, how it works, ...

  • 2016-10-27 Publication

    Sveriges JPO-program JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER

    JPO-programmet ger yngre akademiker praktisk erfarenhet och kompetensutveckling i multilateralt utvecklingssamarbete. Det är en av de bästa vägarna in i FN-systemet. JPO-tjänster finansieras av Sverige och är placerade inom ett antal olika FN-organisationer, Världsbanken och ett fåtal andra internationella, globala organisationer. Sverige har ett uttalat mål att bredda den svenska resursbasen av personer ...

  • 2016-10-26 Publication

    Sveriges SARC-program - SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE RESIDENT COORDINATOR

    Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinatorprogrammet (SARC) ger akademiker med minst 5 års arbetslivserfarenhet möjlighet att bidra till FN-reformen på landnivå. SARC tjänster finansieras av Sverige och är placerade inom UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) i de flesta av FNs programländer. Det unika med tjänsten är att en SARC arbetar för och med alla FN-organ som organiseras i landsteamet under ...

  • 2016-10-17 Publication

    Questions to integrate a gender perspective into research cooperation

    Gender Tool Box

    The aim of this tool is to strengthen the gender perspective in Sida’s research cooperation by providing a practical hands-on tool in the form of a “question battery” that can be useful to Sida programme officers during all phases of contribution management.

  • 2016-10-12 Publication

    Sidas mångfalds- och jämställdhetsplan 2017–2019

    På Sida arbetar vi med att stimulera hållbar utveckling och rädda liv. Vi strävar efter att leda förändringen som utrotar fattigdom. Vi har ett stort, komplext och viktigt uppdrag som kräver att vi ständigt utvecklas som organisation, att vi är innovativa i våra arbetssätt och att vi har en stark förmåga att förstå och hantera komplexitet. För att lyckas med detta är det helt avgörande att vi tar tillvara ...