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The purpose of the initiative is to strengthen the productive and trade capacity of developing countries and to support the development of the enabling business environment.With the downturn of the global economy aid for trade is more important than ever.
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The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an external and independent view on the different dimensions of the training programme, including institutional set-up, programme concept, contents and working modalities.
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The evaluation is meant to deepen the understanding of the results-based approach and management requirements. Managing for results depends not only on technical methodology, but also on the way the development cooperation programme is organised and managed.
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The energy sector evaluation is one of the three sub-themes in the larger umbrella evaluation “The Sustainability Dimension in Addressing Poverty Reduction”.
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The weaknesses of the development cooperation of Finland included the rigidityof the organisation, and the highly centralised decision-making. The Ministry was neither particularly receptive to constructive criticism nor was it an organisation which harnessed lessons from the past.
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The evaluation concentrates on the Finnish support to the agriculture during the period 1995-2008 and covers mainly the following four partner countries: Zambia, Mozambique, Vietnam and Nicaragua.
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There has been relatively good progress with strengthening the social pillar and to some extent on the environmental side while tangible economic benefits have been rather limited.
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The Finnish Government decided in 2001 to phase out the traditional bilateral development cooperation of Finland to Egypt by the end of the year 2007. This decision was reconfirmed in the Government's development policy of 2004.
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Forestry sector is one of the major development cooperation sectors of Finland. The global significance of forests and support to this sector has increased markedly with the growing knowledge and awareness of the climate change and its impact on economic and social development.
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This Synthesis of Evaluations brings together a total of 22 programmatic and thematic evaluation reports commissioned during 2008-2010 by the development evaluation office of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.