Based on monitoring data, project documents and evaluations, the SDC compiles information about its activities and results in reports for the general public.
Annual reports and accountability reports
Every year, the SDC takes stock of its activities around the world in the form of an annual report. These reports also give an overview of the year's statistics, e.g. the number of projects and disbursements for each country.
At the end of a period of Dispatch adopted by Parliament, the SDC publishes an accountability report summarising the results delivered during the previous four-year dispatch. This report informs Parliament and the general public about the work done by the SDC.
|Annual Report 2018 SDC/SECO - Swiss International Cooperation|
|Annual Report 2017 SDC/SECO - Swiss International Cooperation|
|Mid-term report on the implementation of the Dispatch on Switzerland's International Cooperation 2017–2020, SDC (de)|
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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.
Executive summary of the report on Effectiveness 2017: Swiss International Cooperation in the Field of Employment
The Report on Effectiveness 2017 presents the achieved results of the international cooperation of SDC and SECO in the field of employment between 2005-2014. Independent experts have assessed the effectiveness of more 72 projects and programs. The report also shows which factors have influenced the effectiveness. The SDC and SECO regularly produce reports on effectiveness in order to analyze the achieved results of their interventions in certain thematic fields.
The report ‚The SDC Contribution‘ aims to inform about the results of our work and the challenges we faced in realising the goals adopted by the Parliament in the framework of the Dispatch on Switzerland’s International Cooperation 2013 – 2016. It illustrates results with concrete examples which contribute to worldwide poverty reduction.
This report is an independent external analysis that presents the results of the Swiss international cooperation in the health sector between 2000 and 2013. It assessed a total of 57 health projects. This type of report is regularly produced by the SDC in order to analyze the results attained by its interventions in a certain thematic.
This report is an independent external analysis. It assessed a total of 423 SDC and SECO projects during the period 2000-2012 regarding their effects on climate change adaptation and mitigation.An overall good effectiveness was identified in increasing people’s ability to cope with the impacts of climate change (adaptation). It showed furthermore that the Swiss international cooperation played a positive role in climate protection (mitigation), i.e. in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
For the first time, the SDC is publishing the results of its activities over a five-year period. This new general activity report illustrates eight thematic areas of SDC activity by presenting sample projects, the funds earmarked, and the contribution thus made to worldwide poverty reduction and the reform of structures.
Prevention pays off. The effectiveness report highlights that prevention is not only beneficial in saving lives and reducing damages and losses. It is also economically efficient, as the analysis of 10 targeted SDC DRR project demonstrates.
The second report on the effectiveness of Swiss development cooperation shows with concrete examples the impact of the CHF 1.189 billion invested between 2003 and 2008 on recipient countries in Africa, Asia, Southeast Europe and Latin America.
This synthesis report convincingly documents the effectiveness of various SDC projects and programmes conducted in different priority countries and in diverse cooperation domains. It describes the objectives and the methods used to reach them, while conveying an overview of the development goals that have been achieved.
This Report on the Effectiveness of Swiss development cooperation in the field of access to drinking water is directed at the general public and renders an account of successes achieved through implemented measures, but also on problems encountered and existing challenges. External specialists carried out indepth analysis of twenty-three bilateral and multilateral measures. Project beneficiaries also took part in this assessment. Thanks to programmes that Switzerland has implemented over the past five years, the number of people with improved access to drinking water and sanitation has increased by around 370,000 each year. Access to irrigation has also increased by about 30,000 people each year.
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