Thursday, November 14, 2019

OECD praises Sweden’s aid, warns of too many partners and overstretched staff

The OECD calls Sweden an “adept, ambitious and influential” donor, a champion of multilateralism that is generous with the amounts of aid it gives and effective and principled when it comes to humanitarian aid. Sweden does fall short in some areas, however. Swedfund is not integrated into the broader portfolio, Swedish aid is still spread too thinly, and the aid administration is understaffed.

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