Sida has been tasked by the Swedish Government to strengthen the research capacity of developing countries, promote research that contributes to poverty reduction and fair and sustainable global development.
The present report evaluates to what extent Sida’s policy on integrating environmental concerns in its work has been been effectively implemented.
I regleringsbrevet för 2006 har Sida fått i uppdrag att genomföra en översyn av verksamhetsgrenen forskning.
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the support given to bilateral research cooperation activities that aim to strengthen research capacity of developing countries (Mozambique, Tanzania, Bolivia and Nicaragua).
For the last eight years, SAREC, Sida’s Department for Research Cooperation, has supported the introduction and expansion of ICTs in universities in a dozen countries worldwide. The programme has created signifi cant benefi ts, often far in excess of expectations or cost. As a result, researchers at supported universities are much more able to compete with their counterparts in developed countries, and the overall quality of
In 1999 Sida decided to institute a formal response system for its evaluations, in part inspired by a similar arrangement for the internal audit function at Sida. The overall purpose of the system is to ascertain that fi ndings, conclusions and recommendations from Sida evaluations are given due consideration and are acted on. In 1999 a management response (MRE) system was introduced at Sida with the purpose to promote learning and
What have we learned from the experience of supporting the development of institutions – formal and informal rules – within the framework of Swedish development cooperation?The aim of this evaluation was to identify lessons learned that could be of use to actors within development cooperation.
What have we learned from the experience of supporting the development of institutions – formal and informal rules – within the framework of Swedish development cooperation? What has worked well and what has not worked? From what aspects, for whom, under what circumstances – and why? These questions were posed to a group of experienced consultants at two seminars in the summer of 2005. The aim was to try to identify lessons learned
A Joint Evaluation by Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom
This report describes and analyses Sida’s actions in relation to the Tsunami disaster in December2004.It draws upon the growing literature on public organizations in crises, and uses the Tsunami disaster as a test case for core organizational functions to crisis management and mitigation capacity.