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In 2000, Sida commissioned an Evaluation of Sidas support to development cooperation for the promotion of Gender Equality with three objectives: 1) to assess how Sidas mainstreaming strategy is reflected in the country strategy process; 2)to assess the strategic and/or practical changes with regards to the promotion of gender equality that nterventions supported by Sida have contributed to or may contribute to; and 3) to provide an
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This study explores how the incentives that arise in the system of developement assistance affect the the goal of sustainable development.
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Preparation for an evaluation of the implementation of the strategy "Investing for Future Generations - Sweden's response to HIV/AIDS". This report contains an overview of Sida's development co-operation with respect to HIV/AIDS in 1999, the year when the strategy on HIV/AIDS "Investing for Future Generations - Sweden's Response to HIV/AIDS" was adopted. The study has been commissioned by Sida's Department for Evaluation and Internal
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Based on the experience of the 1996–2001 Country Strategy process, this report suggests ways to make the Country Strategy a more effective tool for Sida’s management of development cooperation In Mozambique.
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An evaluation was conducted of Sida’s approach to, and organisation of private sector development (PSD) support.
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This report presents a set of proposals for new routines and priorities for the management of results information at Sida. The purpose is to contribute to an efficient use of such information by and within the agency.
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An evaluability assessment of seven area development projects Sida has made a preliminary decision to initiate a study of the poverty reduction impact and sustainability of area development projects. Before launching a more comprehensive study, the present study was carried out to assess the "evaluability" of a sample of Sida supported area development projects.
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This paper takes a closer look at the concept of ownership as it has been defined by Sida and others and reviews some established beliefs about the causes and effects of weak partner country ownership. It concludes with a presentation of a set of issues that should be considered in an evaluation concerned with ownership1 . Its main purpose is to encourage discussion among Sida staff andothers about the focus and scope of a planned
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This is an external evaluation of Sidas country strategy (CS) process for Tanzania covering the period 1997-2000. The focus is on the effectiveness of standard instruments in steering the country cooperation in line with Swedish and Tanzanian objectives, including poverty reduction and increased country ownership of programmes. Consideration of impact is excluded but relevance to objectives is assessed in the light of feasible
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Used by the UN system, the international development banks, bilateral donor agencies, and many governments and organisations in developing countries, it now represents the core of a common international vocabulary for evaluation and results based management in development cooperation.