Swedish Development Co-operation in Perspective

  title={Swedish Development Co-operation in Perspective},
  author={Anders Danielson and Helen B. O'Neill and Arne Bigsten},
This paper summarizes some salient features of Swedish foreign aid with particular emphasis on the recent decade. We point to a number of problems – including selection of partner countries, changes induced by the EU membership, lack of an explicit development theory to guide the choice of modalities, and inconsistencies between rhetoric and practice on a number of issues. Although Swedish development cooperation is progressive in comparison to that of other DAC members, there are signs of… Expand

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