Development cooperation

Rural Development Report 2016 - Fostering inclusive rural transformation

Presentation held by Paul Winters, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how Sida works

Presentation held by Maria Berlekom, Sida, on the 23rd November 2016 at the event Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute.

Doing Development Differently - why aid has to change and how

Photo courtesy Patrik M. Loeff (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The Development Talks will focus on why current development practices need to change, what successful programmes have in common and how to go about doing development differently.

The afternoon will hold parallel co-creative workshops which will start unpacking what these new approaches would mean for Sida and its partners.

Changing development paradigms and uncertainties of the global economy

Photo courtesy UNIDO (CC BY-ND 2.0)

What constitutes best development policy and practice? The thinking on development policy has changed a lot over the last few decades – prompted by major crises, such as the financial crisis of 2008, and an ongoing global slowdown.

Inte bara för svenskar - om generell välfärd som mål i Sveriges utvecklingssamarbete

Photo by Travis Lupick via Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Barnbidrag, allmänna pensioner och andra sociala stöd ger tydliga effekter på undernäring, hälsa och barns skolutbildning. En rad länder i Asien, Afrika och Latinamerika är i färd med att bygga upp sociala trygghetssystem, och stöd till denna utveckling får allt större uttrymme i utvecklingsbiståndet - internationellt såväl som i Sverige. 

Agricultural Development as a Driver for Change - a Vision for the Future Policy Dialogue

The Church of Sweden is a well-known and experienced actor in the area of development which strives for cooperation, poverty alleviation and sustainable development. This vision is reflected in the Position Paper titled "Agricultural development for poverty reduction and sustainable developemnt" and is the foundation of the policy dialogue the Church of Sweden plans to engage during 2014-2017.

Reporting From the Committee on Food Security (CFS 40)

Matthew Fielding and Madeleine Fogde from SIANI participated in the Swedish Delegation to the Committee on World Food Security CFS 40 in Rome  October 7-11. The CFS is the most important intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform to follow up on food security and nutrition policies .