• 2017-12-19 Publikation

    Preventing conflict, sustaining peace and promoting human security

    Portfolio Overview

    Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60 % of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58 % of all Sida support had peace ...

  • 2017-12-19 Publikation

    Gender Equality in the Education Sector

    Gender Tool Box

    A key element in Swedish development cooperation is ensuring that children living in poverty and in other vulnerable situations, particularly girls, complete quality education without discrimination.1 Gender equality in education strengthens quality, provides an appropriate learning environment for both girls and boys, and ensures that students leaving secondary school have an awareness of gender ...

  • 2017-12-19 Publikation

    Gender and Educational attainment

    Gender Tool Box

    Gender often influences whether or not children attend or remain in school. Across the world, girls are more likely than boys to be out of school, and the poorest girls/women from the most disadvantaged rural areas tend to have the lowest educational attainment levels. The reasons why girls are more likely than boys to be out of school relate to social power structures and socially-constructed norms ...

  • 0001-01-01 Publikation

    Preventing conflict, sustaining peace and promoting human security

    Portfolio overview

    Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60 % of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58 % of all Sida support had peace ...

  • 2017-12-14 Publikation

    Education as a public good, a fundamental human right and a key to achieving poverty eradication

    Portfolio overview

    Education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. Sweden has a specific objective to work for equitable and inclusive education of good quality and to focus on national education systems, from early childhood education and throughout life, including good quality teacher training. Sida’s total support to education amounted to SEK 953 million in 2016.

  • 2017-12-12 Publikation

    Increasing support for climate action

    Portfolio Overview

    Climate change hits people in poverty hard through extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and changed conditions for agriculture and other livelihoods. It threatens much of the development that has been made in low- and middle-income countries in recent decades. Combating climate change is a high priority for the Swedish Government, and Sida is committed to support its partners in taking climate ...

  • 2017-12-12 Publikation

    Education as a public good, a fundamental human right and a key to achieving poverty eradication

    Portfolio Overview

    Education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. Sweden has a specific objective to work for equitable and inclusive education of good quality and to focus on national education systems, from early childhood education and throughout life, including good quality teacher training. Sida’s total support to education amounted to SEK 953 million in 2016.

  • 2017-12-12 Publikation

    Aggregating the results that arise from Sida’s investment in Tanzanian Civil Society in 2016

    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. This is the third analysis in a series that will ultimately cover most of the entire six-year period of The Swedish result strategy with Tanzania (2013–2019).

    Kate McAlpine

  • 2017-12-07 Publikation

    Evaluation of three projects on transboundary water management in the Middle East and North Africa region

    This report outlines the results of an evaluation of three projects on transboundary water management in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, covering the period 2013–2016. This evaluation was an independent assessment of the effectiveness, relevance, sustainability and highlights lessons learnt from the interventions of the three Sida-funded partner project: • Global Water Partnership ...

    Nicklas Svensson , Ludo Prins , Aly Kerdany

  • 2017-08-24 Publikation

    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, ...

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