We have evaluated Swedish Authorities´ Reform Cooperation

A new EBA-evaluation concludes, among other things, that Swedish government authorities contributed to sustainable results in terms of improving the capacity of their partner agencies in the Western Balkans – particularly in relation to...
Published 15 October 2020 – Read more
Aid review

The EBA Aid Review 2020 is here!

Our annual report is based on the studies that we have published during the last year. You can easily download it. Over arching themes in The EBA Aid Review this year are: Democracy, Risk, Corruption and mediatisation, Aid for sustainability and Anti-discrimination and gender equality.
Published 6 May 2020 – Read more

EBA-webinar: Aid in times of a changing climate

Watch this popular webinar at any time convenient for you. In 2009, the Swedish Government launched the Climate Change Initiative (CCI), a four-year programme of investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, targeting some of the poorest countries.
Published 3 April 2020 – Read more
View all


Democracy, Public administration, Regional development

Institution Building In Practice: An evaluation Of Swedish Central Authorities´ Reform Cooperation...

Dejana Razić Ilić, Giorgio Ferrari, Krenar Loshi, Númi Östlund, Richard Allen

This evaluation analyses the results, relevance and cost-effectiveness of Swedish central government authorities’ development cooperation projects in the Western Balkans (2009–2018). THE EVALUATION ALSO SHOWED: Every year, around...

Background pattern


The Promise of Payday: Exploring the role of state cash transfers in post-apartheid rural South...

Stefan Granlund

Cash transfer programs have become a significant tool in efforts to reduce poverty. Focusing on the Child Support Grant, this DDB explores the material and socio-relational implications of state cash transfers in rural South...



Development Research in Sweden – A Dispersed Research Community Under Pressure

Cecilia Strand, Elin Bjarnegård, Flora Hajdu, Henning Melber, Janet Vähämäki, Jonas Ewald, Magnus Jirström, Rickard Lalander

This study was initiated and conducted by the newly established Swedish Development Research Network (SweDev) with support from the Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA). The study has sought to map the Swedish development research community,...

View all