SWEDEN - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

Geographical focus: 
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Trade, Investment and Competitiveness in Tourism
Intro text: 
Sida is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. Through our work and in cooperation with others, we contribute to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development (PGU). total ODA 2013 = USD 5.8 bn (1% of GNI), 57m went to Trade policy, trade-related adjustment and tourism.

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Who can apply?

Swedish NGOs/CSOs, (international CSOs only with framework agreement)

Objectives and activities

Sida’s mission is to allocate aid and other funding. Our operations are managed by the government’s guidelines, describing the goals for each year’s operations and the size of the development aid budget. The objective of Swedish development cooperation is to create opportunities for people living in poverty and under oppression to improve their living conditions

Type and level of funding