Wednesday, December 11, 2019

DT 16 / 2007

Swedish Auditor General stands by critical review of NGO aid

Sida and Swedish NGOs question the quality of the Auditor General’s review of NGO aid. But the Auditor General stands by the results of the review. “Such criticism is easy to make when you feel threatened," says Gina Funnemark, Audit Director at the Swedish National Audit Office to Development Today.

‘Karuma hydro project to start next year’

Donors have had too much influence on Ugandan energy policy and valuable time has been wasted, Energy Minister Daudi Migereko tells Development Today. "The cost has been astronomical," he says.

Norway splits the development portfolio

As part of a reshuffle in the Norwegian government Development Minister Erik Solheim will also become Minister of Environment. His development portfolio will be reduced, and he will divide his time between the two ministries.