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How Basic Community Infrastructure Works can Trigger Livelihood Improvements and Good Governance Personal notes on a validated model integrating socio-economic progress and democracy development in poor urban areas
Traditional democracy support only is likely to yield few concrete results. And projects focusing only on concrete – that is, public works – tend to be few and expensive, of questionable quality and often not reflecting priorities within the community.
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Gender Aware Approaches in Agricultural Programmes – Zambia Country Report, A special study of the Agricultural Support Programme (ASP)
The Zambia Country Report is designed to both offer specific feedback on ASP to the Embassy of Sweden in Zambia and to provide significant input into the Evaluation Report.
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While PAOs can potentially make important contributions, the results of the projects studied are found to be very mixed and problems in relation to project design and management have been observed.
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This evaluation concerns the first cooperation strategy assessed by SADEV – thecooperation strategy for Zambia 2008-2011. The cooperation strategy includes eight areas of cooperation, of which health and HIV/AIDS, agriculture and energy comprise the main sectors.
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The evaluation assesses whether the Strategy, as expressed in the Government Resolution of April 4th 2007, has contributed – or can be expected to contribute - to quality assurance and effectiveness in multilateral development cooperation.
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SADEV is planning a series of evaluations of Swedish support to the legal sector, the first of which is presented below and deals with Sida’s support to justice in reconciliation processes conflict or a post-conflict situation.
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By assessing compliance and organizational aspects the evaluation aims at strength-ened capacity of both Sida and the authorities to achieve development impact in coop-erating countries.
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Gender Aware Approaches in Agricultural Programmes: A study of Sida-supported Agricultural Programmes
Concern about the ability of the world’s ecosystems to continue supporting human life on earth is resulting in a renewed attentiveness to agriculture and its multi functional character. In 2008 alone three major publications reported on the need to focus policy attention on food and farming.
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Sida’s current regional strategy for cooperation with South East Asia expires at the end of 2009. Sida required an evaluation of the current strategy as an input to the development of a new strategy for the period 2010–2014.
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The evaluation of Support to Gender Equality in Swedish Development Cooperation was designed to assess progress in the implementation of Sida’s support to gender equality, and to provide input to Sida for its recommendations to the Swedish government’s Gender Equality Policy.