September

  • 2018-09-03 Publikation

    Water and Sanitation

    With 2.1 billion people without access to safe drinking water at home, 4.5 billion still lack safely managed sanitation and almost 1000 children dying daily due to water and sanitation related diseases, we cannot afford vital resources to be misused, lost or squandered by corruption. Corruption represents a major obstacle to sustainable development, not least in the water and sanitation sector. In ...

  • 2018-09-03 Publikation

    Skills Development

    Skills development is globally considered as key for productive employment. Hence it is an important means for increased productivity, private-sector development, inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction. Economic diversification and structural change towards high productivity sectors is necessary for combating poverty in a sustainable way. This requires a better skilled and more adaptable labour ...

  • 2018-09-03 Publikation

    Trade

    Trade plays a key role for economic transformation and poverty alleviation. However, benefits are far from automatic and especially the extreme poor face major constraints to their ability to gain from trade. Policies need to be coherent and measures such as in education, infrastructure, rule of law and social protection often need to be strengthened in order to share the benefits of trade more widely ...

  • 2018-09-13 Publikation

    Sida's management of suspicions of corruption

    In 2017, Sida has received 262 reports of corruption or irregularities, which is the highest figure since statistics began being compiled in 2007. In 2017, Sida has made request for repayment in 108 cases totalling an amount of approximately SEK 44 million. The investigaton group's assessment is that the significant increase in reported suspicions is due to a greater awareness of what should be reported ...