As stated in SwedBio’s Theory of Change (ToC) we are applying an adaptive approach:

“We apply an adaptive approach to seize synergies and embrace complexity by thoughtfully choosing the most context appropriate next step available. We are guided by social-ecological perspectives on gender equality, conflict and human rights.”

SwedBio’s vision

The overarching aim of applying the adaptive approach is to thoughtfully and strongly navigate towards vision. Adaptability here refers to remaining open to emerging issues, locating opportunities and mitigating risks. The adaptive approach is used as a base for our risk reduction strategy. Without an adaptive approach, SwedBio would not be able to navigate the complex spaces the programme is operating in. It allows us to change our operations based on the results of our learning, analyses and evolving understanding of the context. It is based on a continuous learning process which informs action.