New report about Swedish Aid to Agriculture

Agricultural development has strong poverty reduction leverage in low-income countries. Still, in Swedish development cooperation aid to agriculture, forestry and fishery constitute meagre shares. During 2005 to 2020 official statistics showed a relatively stable agricultural share of around 3 percent of the aid budget, and some 5,5 percent of funds distributed by Sida. However, is this the true picture? A recent mapping, commissioned by the Expert Group for Aid Studies indicate severe underreporting.