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The following videos provide concrete examples of the SDC’s engagement by illustrating its activities in various domains as conducted in different regions of the world.


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Publisher SDC

UNICEF in Haiti (fr)

The violent earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused devastating damage. The emergency aid released immediately by the Swiss government boosted existing resources, which should be consolidated and continue in the future.


Publisher SDC

Waste Water – A 21st Century Challenge

San José Las Flores – a community in El Salvador takes action. The tragic loss of 37 children due to a cholera epidemic prompted the community of San José Las Flores to take action and tackle the sewage problem in their village. Thanks to its own initiative, and with support from SDC, San José Las Flores became one of the first villages not only in El Salvador but also in Central America to implement an innovative, sustainable and environmentally sound solution to the disposal and treatment of its domestic wastewater. In doing so, the village has pointed the way in how to improve health and quality of life of its residents.


Publisher SDC

50 years SDC

This video portrays the history of the SDC as it evolves from the Service for Technical Cooperation into the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Inspired by the jubilee motto «50 Years SDC – More than Aid», the video not only looks back at past achievements, but also casts a glance at the future.


Publisher SDC

Southern Africa: supporting children suffering from trauma (de)

The triple crisis of HIV and AIDS, poverty, and conflict is felt by millions of children and families in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2002, the SDC set up the Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI), creating a network of 13 countries in East and Southern Africa, in cooperation with the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The objective of this program is to provide millions of children with psychosocial support.


Publisher SDC

Micro-insurance: reducing the risks in rural areas (fr)

In the region of Tajra in Bolivia, grape vines stretch as far as the eye can see. Yet, every year, many small producers take on large debts to finance their future harvest. Unfortunately, the fruits of their labour are regularly endangered by hail, at times almost to the point of total destruction.


Publisher SDC

Water supply (Haiti)

The violent earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused devastating damage. The emergency aid released immediately by the Swiss government boosted existing resources, which should be consolidated and continue in the future.


Publisher SDC

Health care (Haiti)

The violent earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused devastating damage. The emergency aid released immediately by the Swiss government boosted existing resources, which should be consolidated and continue in the future.


Publisher SDC

Housing (Haiti)

The violent earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused devastating damage. The emergency aid released immediately by the Swiss government boosted existing resources, which should be consolidated and continue in the future.


Publisher SDC

Facts & Figures Trade (de)

Small producers in developing countries face immense challenges. Yet the fact is that they too can benefit from the global division of labour if they are given, for instance in the domain of high-quality goods (including bio and fair-trade products), the possibility of producing a greater added value.


Publisher SDC

Facts & Figures Production (fr)

The global food production system must take into account the growth of the population in the South. Climate change represents yet an additional danger. Can the increase in agricultural production that is called for be reached with sustainable forms of production? How can the situation of small farmers be improved?


Publisher SDC

Facts & Figures Consumption (de)

The consumer in Switzerland and, increasingly, also the urban population in the South, exert an influence on the direction taken by the global food production and trade systems. How can the consumer actively contribute to a more environmentally friendly and socially responsible world?


Publisher SDC

Film Tanzania – Rural Livelihood Development Programme

In its economic development, Tanzania embarked over the past two decades on a process to move away from a controlled towards a market-oriented economy through gradual adjustments. The Rural Livelihood Development Programme (RLDP) emerges from these facts and emphasises on strengthened participation of these households in market-oriented activities and on cooperation ventures involving the private sector.

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