• 2-September-2005

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    Sida and the Tsunami of 2004 – a Study of Organizational Crisis Response

    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.

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  • 7-July-2005

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    Returning Home: An Evaluation of Sida’s Integrated Area Programmes in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    In 2003, the Department for Evaluation and Internal Audit (UTV) at Sida decided to make an independent evaluation of the IAPs (integrated Area Programmes).

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  • 8-April-2005

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  • 1-March-2005

    English, , 646kb

    Support to Internally Displaced Persons - Learning from Evaluations. Synthesis Report of a Joint Evaluation Programme

    Efforts to improve the institutional arrangements in relation to IDPs (principally within the UN) have been taking place within the context of wider efforts to improve coordination in humanitarian operations.

  • 7-October-2004

    English, , 1,198kb

    Sida’s Work with Culture and Media Main Report

    This evaluation addresses the question on how support to culture and the media can be linked to efforts to reduce poverty, and it assesses the relevance of Sidas present policy and practice in the field of culture and the media...

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  • 5-April-2004

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    Stronger Evaluation Partnerships, The Way to Keep Practice Relevant

    It is a recurrent complain that contrary to policy the recipient countries do not readily assume ownership of project evaluation, but often seen them as a burden rather than as a useful tool. The changing modalities of development co-operation, with a growing share of aid transfers being channelled through multi-donor budget and sector support programmes are also a challenge to the conventional practice of evaluation. The paper

  • 8-January-2004

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    Private Sector Development Support in Action: Sida’s Approach, Working Methods and Portfolio in Russia and Ukraine

    This evaluation identifies and assesses Sida's PSD approach in Russia and Ukraine by examining Sida's working methods and the relevance of its PSD project portfolios.

  • 4-November-2003

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    Support for Private Sector Development, Summary and Synthesis of Three Sida Evaluations

    Sida recently commissioned a thematic series of three evaluations of its approach to private-sector development (PSD) support. The present report summarizes and synthesizes central findings of the evaluations, in order to highlight major lessons learnt. It concludes that comprehensiveness and sequencing of measures are crucial aspects of a successful approach to PSD support. In general, support should first be directed to the

  • 3-June-2003

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    Rural Development and the Private Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sida's Experiences and Approaches in the 1990s

    The main purpose of the evaluation is to assess the extent to which Sidas support to rural development has adopted a private sector development (PSD) perspective during the 1990s. The findings and recommendations of the evaluation are to be specifically used in developing Sidas PSD approach. The focus of the study is on Sidas PSD interventions and approaches in rural sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular emphasis on Zambia,

  • 15-May-2003

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    Institutional Perspectives on the Road and Forestry Sectors in Laos, Institutional Development and Sida Support in the 1990s

    The present study reviews the road and forestry sectors in Laos and Swedish support to these sectors during the 1990s from an institutional development perspective. It finds that, so far, transition of the institutional set-up of Laos has been unable to come to grips with the fundamental problems facing the two sectors. Swedish support for institutional development, which has aimed at building modern forest and road authorities

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