Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Sida is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world.

Sida helps reduce poverty in the world. Their support contributes to economic and political development in poor countries. This strengthens their democracy and creates conditions for people to lift themselves out of poverty. The objective of Sida is to create opportunities for people living in poverty and under oppression to improve their living conditions. Through their work and in cooperation with others, Sida contributes to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development.

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Race to Resilience

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GRP at the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021

Starting on Monday 25 January, CAS 21 will consist of several complementary events and sessions over a 24‑hour period to reach a global audience.

Join us at the Gobeshona Global Conference!

The conference will take place from 18 - 24 January 2021.

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Reflections on 2020: The Global Resilience Partnership

Highlights of GRP’s accomplishments that are only possible thanks to our Partners' combined efforts.