Sidas publikationer 2010

  • 2010-06-14 Publikation

    The Innovative use of Mobile applications in East Africa

    The notion of mobile communication and applications as a tool to alleviate poverty is becoming increasingly mainstreamed. The basic mobile phone is seen as a tool that supports bottom-up economic development. It is also seen as a way of empowering individuals by encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation as well as giving the poor a voice. Through mobile phones, farmers get access to market prices, ...

    Johan Hellström

  • 2010-06-04 Publikation

    The Complexity of Violence:

    This report, the first in Sida’s gender-based violence series, draws on an original case study, including extensive interviews with members of the armed forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By critically ­exploring and convincingly challenging existing stereotypes and narratives about sexual violence in conflict settings, the authors reveal the need for a nuanced understanding of SGBV, ...

    Maria Eriksson Baaz , Maria Stern

  • 2010-06-03 Publikation

    Education for Sustainable Development:Research Overview

    This paper outlines some of the main characteristics of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), particularly in the context of ‘development’ and ‘globalization’. It addresses the various interpretations and meanings of ESD, shows how these relate environmental education and emerging educations that overlap with SD-issues and introduces sustainability competence as a key outcome of ESD. The paper ...

    Arjen E. J. Wals , Geke Kieft

  • 2010-06-03 Publikation

    How Basic Community Infrastructure Works can Trigger Livelihood Improvements and Good Governance

    A model for integrated infrastructure and good governance development in urban and peri-urban areas is described and analyzed. Participatory community infrastructure works can achieve tangible socio-economic progress in poor urban areas combining socio-economic development and transparent local governance. The model has been developed under 15 years of implementation in 13 Nicaraguan towns and has ...

    Pierre Frühling

  • 2010-06-02 Publikation

    Granskning av ändamålsenligheten i Sidas rutiner för fysisk säkerhet i konfl ikt drabbade områden

    Det övergripande syftet med granskningen har varit att bedöma hur Sida hanterar de risker för liv och hälsa som är förknippade med anställd personals vistelse i konfl iktdrabbade områden i länder där Sida har utvecklingssamarbete. Granskningen berör även riskhanteringen avseende medföljande familjemedlemmar, konsulter och personer anknutna till enskilda organisationer med vilka Sida har avtal. Målet ...

    Lars Hobert , William Stannervik

  • 2010-06-02

    Support to Uganda's Water and Sanitation Sector from the 1980s Onwards

    Author: Anders Karlsson Description: Reflections and Experiences / Rapporten ger en historisk beskrivning av och erfarenheter från Svergies stöd till Vatten - och Sanitetssektorn i Uganda sedan mitten av 1980-talet. Studien har genomförts som en desk study av Anders Karlsson, ASK AB. Studien är inte en utvärdering. Den är inte begränsad till ...

  • 2010-06-02

    Women’s Economic Empowerment

    Author: Sida Description: Scope for Sida’s Engagement / This working paper attempts to defi ne women’s economic empowerment, its rationale, and the scope of work in the context of Sida’s engagement. Sida defi nes women’s economic empowerment as the process which enables women to make strategic life choices. Women’s economic empowerment can only be ...

  • 2010-06-02

    Sida’s Portfolio in Infrastructure and Sustainable Services 2006–2008

    Author: Sida Description: Sida’s disbursements to sustainable service development amounted to SEK 1 491 million in 2008, distributed over 341 contributions. This corresponds to 10% of Sida’s total disbursements in 2008, down from 13% in 2006. The disbursements over the period 2006–2008 have decreased by one fourth, from SEK 1 968 million in 2006. ...

  • 2010-06-01 Publikation

    Enhancing Research Capacity at Makerere University, Uganda through collaboration with Swedish Universities, 2000-2008:Past Experiences and Future Direction: Annexes

    Swedish research cooperation with Uganda is aimed at building up sustainable institutional research capacity in order for Uganda to have its own knowledge base to address national problems. To contribute to the establishment of a coherent agenda for research and research training, support has been focused at Makerere University (MU). The evaluation found MU has advanced in research capacity and transformed ...

    Phyllis Freeman , Eva Johansson , Jerker Thorvaldsson

  • 2010-06-01

    Evaluation of the Joint Assistance Strategy for Zambia (JASZ) 2007–2010

    Author: Anne Thomson, Dennis Chiwele, Oliver Saasa, Sam Gibson Series: Serier – Joint Evaluation Description: Joint Evaluation 2010:1 / The Joint Assistance Strategy for Zambia (JASZ), signed by 16 cooperating partners to manage their development cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia, came into effect in 2007 and is set to ...

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