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The Study on Collaborative Partner-Donor Evaluation, which was mandated and commissioned by the Evaluation Network of the OECD – DAC (EvalNet) in November 2012, was launched at a workshop held in Kampala (Uganda) on 24-25 March 2014. It was hosted by the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda.
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Find out more (presentations, summaries etc) about international events that have been organised or co-organised by the DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) since 2007.
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This newsletter highlights the latest issue of our Evaluation Insights series, which looks at the challenges faced by low- and middle-income countries in creating new jobs, in particular “good” jobs. Also learn of the latest reports on the evaluation of Budget Support in Mozambique, the impact of improved cooking stoves in Burkina Faso, among other reports.
Risk financing is a critical element of a resilient future. The potential gains from risk financing as part of a comprehensive approach to risk management are wide ranging and include reduced humanitarian, fiscal and economic impacts, the creation of incentives to further reduce risk and greater confidence to invest with the potential to stimulate economic growth and poverty reduction.
Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has a complex and fluctuating risk landscape. The population is faced with multiple shocks of diverse nature and intensity. All of them impact on household livelihoods system. How can the resilience of population be strengthened in areas affected by multiple forms of conflicts?
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Gender equality and the environment are treated as cross-cutting issues in all DAC peer reviews in recognition of their importance in development co-operation. This report highlights some of the common themes and important lessons on mainstreaming gender equality and the environment based on DAC members’ practices as documented in peer reviews, a number of donor evaluations as well as wider work across the OECD.
This study finds unprecedented political and policy commitment from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors to accelerating progress towards gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.