•  Capacity Development Programme – Renewable energy, Prog. round 3, 2021

    Instructor-led training

    The overall purpose of this programme is to contribute to strengthening the conditions for investments in renewable energy to provide modern and sustainable energy systems,
    including all forms of renewable energy such as solar, wind, hydro, bio (including waste-to-energy) and geothermal energy.

  •  Developing Strategies for National Chemicals Management

    Instructor-led training

    The aim of this Advanced International Training Programme (ITP) is to give an overall perspective of chemicals management, including the advantages and disadvantages of different ways of organising roles and responsibilities through legislation. It is specially designed for people qualified to participate in major reform processes on different levels and employed in ministries and authorities with a mandate to run change processes. 

    The programme offers support to enhance, adapt and maintain capacity over time in order for an organisation to define and achieve goals in both the short- and long-term. Participants will learn about the latest developments in their area of work under the supervision of skilled Swedish colleagues and experts, have the opportunity to develop a network of colleagues from other countries and enhance their knowledge of new working methods. The methodology used is based on the assumption that participant’s organisation wish to make changes and are willing to invest its own resources to achieve these changes. 

  •  GO-WATER Programme – Building capacity for improved water security

    Instructor-led training

    Water governance capacity development is a strategic intervention to assist countries to address water security risks with a bearing on social inclusion, economic development and eradication of poverty. The GO-WATER programme started in January 2021 and is currently operating in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Uganda, Sudan and Iraq.

  •  Healthy Livestock - Safe Food 310/4

    Instructor-led training

    The ITP “Healthy livestock – safe food” aims to reduce poverty of small holder farmers in East Africa through improved animal health and reduced antimicrobial resistance, with a focus on organisations in the livestock sector from farm to fork.

    The overall objective of the programme is to reduce poverty and vulnerability among smallholder farmers. More specifically, the programme addresses how improved health in food producing animals may impact sustainable production of animal derived products, and how this interrelates to reduced usage of antimicrobials as well as safer food products, free from zoonotic pathogens and antimicrobial residues.

    The programme is a part of the Swedish International Development Agency’s (Sida) work with capacity and institutional development for low-and middle-income countries in priority areas.

    The ITP programme Healthy livestock – safe food is planned and implemented by several Swedish governmental authorities in cooperation: the National Veterinary Institute, the Swedish Board of Agriculture, The National Food Agency and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

    Partner countries are Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

  •  ICT Regulation - Policy and Practice

    Instructor-led training

    ICT Regulation - Policy and Practice supports regulatory development activity by providing tools and discussion on how policy making and regulatory practice can meet an ever-changing ICT future. New, diverse and constantly evolving technologies make it important for policy makers and sector regulators to find new ways to achieve good policy making and regulatory practices to safeguard good service and the interest of consumers and authorities.

  •  Inclusive Green Economy in Practice for Senior Civil Servants and Policy Makers

    Instructor-led training

    This programmen aim to strengthen country capacity for transformation towards an Inclusive Green Economy and in particular in the programme countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. This will be achieved through increased knowledge on, and application of, environmental and economic instruments, organizational change, and promoting national systems for Inclusive Green Economy (IGE). The programme is an advanced training with direct applicability in the participants’ daily work. It includes some theoretical training within IGE, practical exercises, project development and support for implementing own change work. The focus is on the use of environmental policy instruments, and specifically economic instruments.

  •  International Training Program – Disaster Risk Management 321

    Instructor-led training

    MSB invites the following countries to nominate candidates to the International Training Programme in Disaster Risk Management: Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia and the Philippines.

    The programme reviews the entire disaster risk management continuum: what needs to be considered before (prevention and preparedness actions), during (response) and after (recovery) a disaster strikes. The aim of the programme is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and organisations to manage disaster risk. Participating organisations will, upon completion of the programme have acquired strengthened capacities in key positions to lead organisational change for enhanced performance within disaster risk management.  Gender, diversity and environment are core thematic areas and thus cut through the entire programme. A mix of participants from different sectors provides opportunities to improve and expand networks with other DRM actors and stakeholders.

    The ITP in implemented by The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) on behalf of Sida.  You can find the ITP 321 Disaster Risk Management brochure HERE

  •  ITP 307 Gender Statistics

    Instructor-led training

    Gender equality is a prerequisite for long term democratic, equitable and sustainable global development, and gender statistics are crucial for global and national follow-up and monitoring of the SDGs. Therefore, Statistics Sweden, in cooperation with Sida, invites statistical producers and strategic users of statistics in Africa to participate in ITP Gender Statistics in order to improve their capacity and skills. 

  •  ITP 308 Mine Water and Mine Waste Management

    Instructor-led training

    The Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) organises a training programme in Mine Water and Mine Waste Management  with the support from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Swedish EPA) and Luleå University of Technology (LTU). The programme is primarily offered to staff and management at government authorities tasked with permitting and inspecting mines.

    The training presents the science behind management of mine water and mine waste, and integrates several principles equally important to prevent and mitigate environmental impacts: professionalism, transparent processes and a human rights perspective.
    The aim is to reduce knowledge gaps between authorities and industry and to make information about mining and the environment readily available to all stakeholders. The training focusses on mine waste and mine water and aims to improve permitting procedures, the quality of inspection and reporting at the participating agencies.

  •  ITP 311 Applied Land Governance East Africa

    Instructor-led training

    The main purpose of this programme is to strengthen capacity of public institutions in the area of Land Management, particularly concerning the ability to effectively deliver services that would enhance people’s, and in particular women’s, land rights in a participatory and transparent manner.

    The purpose is also to develop competence of participating strategic individuals to carry out necessary reforms and organisational changes in the public land administration authorities. Also, the ITP is structured to create an environment for cooperation and partnership between different stakeholders with the aim of contributing to wider societal change processes in the participating countries.

  •  ITP313 Intellectual Property for Development

    Instructor-led training

    The objective of the programmes are to raise capacity in Intellectual Property (IP) in participating organisations  by capacity building in the concepts, theories and application of IP for economic growth and development. In particular how  national policy making can make use of IP in key issues of development such as agriculture, education and health. The Swedish Intellectual Property Office(PRV), together with WIPO, the UN specialised agency for intellectual property, offers two different programmes in the area of IP:  one directed to " Intellectual property for Least developed Countries" and one directed to "Intellectual property and Genetic Resources- in Support of innovation"

  •  Locally controlled forest restoration - A governance and market oriented approach to resilient landscapes

    Instructor-led training
    This International Training Programme (ITP) uses a systemic approach to build capacity broadly in all actors with a stake in Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR). As the programme title indicates, the emphasis is on driving scalable FLR outside of support programmes. The programme objective is to build capacity in organisations to establish governance, tenure and business support that encourages local smallholders, communities and entrepreneurs to become agents of change based on competitive, transparent and scalable value chains, leaving no one behind.
    The ITP is based on current evidence of the economic, social and ecological aspects of FLR and on sharing experiences between a multitude of actors and country contexts during the training.