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Donor funding for PFM reform has facilitated its implementation in those countries where the context and mechanisms were right for success, and where external funding was focused on the Government’s reform programme.
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The Gabon Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE) reviews assistance by the African Development Bank to Gabon over the 1996-2008 period, which covers 3 programming cycles, namely 1996-1998, 2003-2005 and 2006-2010, with each based on a Country Strategy Paper (CSP).
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Agricultural water management projects present particular challenges and therefore require very careful planning, design, and execution to avoid failures or leave the beneficiaries worse off.
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The underlying reasons for failure are often related to competing leadership priorities, such as the MDGs, aid effectiveness and governance agendas to name a few, which have crowded out mainstreaming gender equality.
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Evaluation of the Implementation of the Paris Declaration - Phase 2 Donor HQ Study - African Development Bank
This report summarizes the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an independent evaluation of the “Paris Declaration Implementation at the African Development Bank”.
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The evaluation concluded that the Bank has made substantial progress in its use of Polic-Based Operations, moving away from past dependence on the IMF and the World Bank for design of its engagement in structural adjustment operations
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The overall assessment by the report was highly positive. Bank support was judged to have played an important role in supporting policy reform and institutional strengthening.
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The Bank has participated within an increasingly better functioning framework of budget support in Ethiopia reflected in the lesser problems with disbursement that have been encountered.
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The report found that the degree of harmonisation and alignment of policy-based operations has improved significantly over the evaluation period. Policy dialogue and strategic engagement by the Rwanda field office also improved.
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Since 2008 the government of Sierra Leone appears to have a stronger strategic focus and direction. However there remain major concerns about corruption and fiscally unfavourable agreements with private companies, highlighted by high profile cases in relation to mining agreements.