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.
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Effectiveness of River Basin Organisations – an institutional review of three African RBOs
This assessment has been written by Sida's Helpdesk for Environment and Climate change on the request of the regional team at the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi. The focus was to investigate RBO effectiveness with a particular focus on the role of development partners.
Prioritising future regional development cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa- a theoretical input.
What is an environmental problem? How do we recognise an emerging environmental problem? In what way is an environmental problem regional? The regional team at the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi has requested methodological support from the Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change to help identify, assess and prioritise regional environmental problems.
The 2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Report on Sida’s contributions to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as input to the Swedish preparations for the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Aichi-Nagoya in Japan in November 2014.
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.