Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sida must defend its performance in coming months

The powerful Swedish aid agency Sida is up for scrutiny. The new government has given Sida several deadlines to report on its costs and performance, a move that could shake up the Swedish aid administration in the coming months.

In its instructions to Sida, funds for humanitarian assistance, Africa and environmental aid are increased. The number of recipient countries will be reduced in the course of the year.

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