• 25-January-2006

    English, , 510kb

    Sida’s Management Response System: Final Report

    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

  • 15-November-2002

    English, , 930kb

    Mind the Middle: Country Plans: The Missing Middle of Sida's Country Strategy Process

    Sida's country strategy model builds on a complementary package of general and specific strategic choices for the allocation of Sida resources. The long term country strategy paper (CSP), with its five-year time horizon, outlines the general approach for such allocation.

  • 2-August-2001

    English, , 1,269kb

    Assumptions and Partnerships in the Making of a Country Strategy: An Evaluation of the Swedish-Mozambican Experience Institute of Social Studies

    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.

  • 23-February-2000

    English, , 243kb

    The Management of Results Information at Sida: Proposals for agency routines and priorities in the information age

    The background to the study is that Sida, in particular the Stockholm Office, rarely has easy access to relevant and useful data, when preparing special monitoring and evaluation initiatives, and sometimes even when managing individual programmes.

  • 20-October-1999

    English, , 227kb

    Dollars, Dialogue and Development: An evaluation of Swedish programme aid

    Programme aid (PA) is aid not linked to any specific project, but which is conditional upon policy changes by the recipient. PA thus has two inputs: funds and policy dialogue. How are these inputs intended to achieve growth and poverty reduction?

  • 3-May-1999

    English, , 550kb

    Are Evaluations Useful? Cases from Swedish Development Co-operation

    This report Forms part of the study "Using the Evaluation Tool", initiated by Sida's Department for Evaluation and Internal Audit. The purpose of the study is to analyse the evaluation process as it currently works in Swedish development co operation.

  • 2-January-1997

    English, , 6,678kb

    Using the Evaluation Tool: A survey of conventional wisdom and common practice at Sida

    One of the thematic areas for evaluation concerns organizational change and learning. The study which is presented here forms part of the activities in this field.

  • 4-April-1996

    English, , 2,551kb

    The Environment and Sidas Evaluations

    In 1988, the Swedish Parliament formulated a new objective for international development cooperation: the sustainable use of natural resources and the protection of the environment.

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