Sida’s Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change is commissioned by Sida – the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency – to assist Sida staff in integrating environmental (including climate change and disaster risk reduction) perspectives into Swedish development cooperation. The Helpdesk gives support, on demand, by providing advice and strategic guidance on environmental integration at policy, program and project level. It also supports capacity building, development of tools and methods for environmental integration and dialogue concerning environmental issues.
All Sida and Embassy staff are welcome to use the Helpdesk service. The Helpdesk can provide services for assignments that cover up to 15 working days. The costs are covered by the Global Programme and the services hence do not require any formal decsion or additional funds. Just place a request at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond to it for quick feedback and action. A brief Terms of Reference is required for assignments longer than 2-3 days.
Input to the in depth assessement of Tanzania Land Tenure Support Programme (2014)
On the request of the Swedish Embassy in Dar es Salaam, the Helpdesk reviewed the programme documents, assess strengths and weaknesses related to environment and climate issues and provide recommendations for Sida, particularly related to the implementation phase.
Information brief on interlinkages between water and energy as well as updated briefs on support to water and sanitation, including hygiene (2014)
These briefs on water and sanitation including hygiene and energy were launched at the World Water Week in Stockholm 2014.
Green Economy (2014)
Creating an enabling environment for inclusive green economy. Sida brief on Green Economy.
Occupied Palestinian Territory Environmental and Climate Change Policy Brief (2013)
Uganda Environmental and Climate Change Policy Brief (2013)