Gender equality is essential to achieving sustainable
development. The study, which was carried out by a team of
external experts, comprises an assessment of three
distinct project and programme portfolios during the
period from 2007 to 2016 that reflect our approach
to implementing the FDFA’s gender equality policy.
This publication consists of six tables providing an overview of public development assistance (Swiss Confederation, cantons, communes) and private grants (NGOs) from Switzerland in 2016, by recipient country and by organization. It also includes a list of the main projects by country. The appendix contains a list of Swiss private organizations active in development cooperation.