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  • Committed to inclusive, participatory and sustainable change

  • Dedicated to providing services based on evidence and best practice

  • Our past has prepared us, and the future inspires us

FCG Sweden – committed to inclusive, participatory and sustainable change

FCG Sweden is the trading name of FCG Swedish Development AB, which forms part of the Finnish Consulting Group’s global network, with subsidiaries in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. We are a consultancy company specialising in international development cooperation, with a focus on public sector reform, natural resource management, civil society strengthening, market development and evaluation.

Our mission is to provide evidence-based expertise through lasting partnerships for inclusive, participatory and sustainable change.

Drawing from our 40 years’ experience in international development consulting and the knowledge of our extensive network of experts and partner organisations, we strive to ensure that all our services are based on evidence and best-practice. We believe in inclusiveness in the broadest sense of the word, and strive to ensure that the voices of those most marginalised in society are heard.  Steadfast in the belief that all stakeholders should be included in decision-making, a participatory approach to development underpins all of our projects. These two notions form are the backbone of sustainable change, and are key to enabling resilience in meeting environmental, social and economic challenges.

As one of the leading European development partners, our vision is to inspire policy and practice towards future sustainable societies.


FCG Sweden evaluates Sida's work with the Human Rights Based Approach


We have recently won a tender to evaluate Sida's efforts to apply a Human Rights Based Approach in all development cooperation that it engages in. This evaluation has been commissioned by Sida to increase understanding of how a Human Rights Based Approch is being applied, how staff and cooperation partners understand and perceive the approach, what works well, less well and why. Importantly, the evaluation aims to understand how and if such an approach has contributed to enhanced respect for...

FCG Sweden evaluates Danish support to development research


FCG Sweden continues its work in the area of evaluation of development research and research capacity support programmes with this new and exciting evaluation of the Danish support to development research in the period 2008-2018. Danida is commissioning this evaluation in order to determine the most relevant, appropriate and effective means of generating new knowledge and strengthening research capacities in the future. The evaluation will assess the quality of research and its impacts and...

Achieving its goals: The UNNATI Inclusive Growth Programme in Nepal


Key facts about UNNATI:Client/Donor: DanidaLocation: NepalDuration: January 2014–March 2019UNNATI budget: DKK 400 millionTA contract value: DKK 48 million (approx. €6.5 million)From January 2014 until March 2019, FCG Sweden has been working with Nepali colleagues and other strategic partners to implement the Danida-funded UNNATI programme in Eastern Nepal. UNNATI (which means prosperity/progress in Nepali) aimed at reducing poverty and raising living standards through market-based, inclusive...

Kosovo Environmental Program: Roundtable Discussion on Water and Gender


FCG Sweden is implementing the four-year Sida financed Kosovo Environmental Programme (KEP) framework which aims to increase the capacity of central, regional and local stakeholders in environmental monitoring and management, as well as the water sector. More specifically the Program will assist relevant stakeholders in the implementation of environmental legislation, which aims to be in compliance with EU directives and help Kosovo on its path towards EU accession.As one of the many...