20-August-2014

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Evaluation of Australia’s response to the Horn of Africa humanitarian crisis, 2011

This evaluation examines the effectiveness of Australian humanitarian assistance provided in 2011 in response to a crisis in the Horn of Africa, a region well known for its chronic vulnerability. This evaluation identifies how the Australian aid program can improve the effectiveness of responses to future slow-onset crises.

24-June-2014

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Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Evaluation Report

Overall, the evaluation found that AVID is making an effective and highly-visible contribution to the Australian Government’s development and public diplomacy objectives. Volunteers contribute to developing the capacity of their host organisations, develop people to people links and generate goodwill for domestic and foreign diplomacy.

24-June-2014

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Learning from Australian Aid Operational Evaluations

Building on the quality review, this report synthesises the findings of the 64 evaluations assessed as credible and offering lessons of potential value to a wider audience. The purpose of this synthesis report is to inform and improve aid programme design and management. The report identifies nine key lessons for improving the effectiveness of the Australian aid programme.

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24-June-2014

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Quality of Australian Aid Operational Evaluations

The Quality of Australian aid operational evaluations assesses the credibility of the evaluations themselves, as well as the factors influencing evaluation quality and utility. It finds that 74 per cent are credible and provide robust evidence about the performance of the Australian aid programme. The review includes lessons for programme areas that commission evaluations.

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24-June-2014

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Evaluation of Australian aid to Timor-Leste

ODE’s evaluation of Australian aid to Timor-Leste focused on the planning and implementation of aid to Timor-Leste from 2006 to 2013. It concluded that the country programme has made steady but uneven progress in implementing several of the country strategy’s key commitments, and that DFAT needs to build coherent, long-term and appropriately-resourced programs that address a limited set of clear and compelling development objectives.

19-February-2014

English, PDF, 527kb

Lessons from Australian Aid - 2013 report on independent evaluation and quality assurance

Lessons from Australian aid is the first annual report produced by the Office of Development Effectiveness and overseen by the Independent Evaluation Committee. It provides an independent perspective on the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian aid program.

19-February-2014

English, PDF, 12,096kb

AusAID Annual Report 2012–13

The Australian Agency for International Development Annual Report 2012–13 reports on the agency’s performance against the outcomes and programs framework, as outlined in the Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio Budget Statements 2012–13—Australian Agency for International Development: agency resources and planned performance.

31-May-2013

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Evaluation of Samoa Health Sector Management Programme (Health SWAp)

The purpose of the Review of the Health SWAp is to assess the effectiveness of the program in supporting the implementation of the Health Sector Plan 2008-2018; the extent to which it has delivered value for money; whether the program design was appropriate to the political, policy and fiscal context; and whether it has laid a foundation for future donor engagement.

18-January-2013

English, PDF, 843kb

Building on Local Strengths: Evaluation of Australian law and justice assistance

The evaluation recommended that Australian law and justice assistance programmes adopts more modest and specific goals, based on analysis of what is achievable in the country’s political, economic, social and geographical context

15-August-2012

English, PDF, 884kb

Responding to Crisis: Evaluation of the Australian aid program’s contribution to the national HIV response in Papua New Guinea, 2006–2010

The Australian aid program has played a prominent role in responding to HIV in Papua New Guinea since 1995. The Office of Development Effectiveness conducted a major independent evaluation into AusAID’s contribution to the response.

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