31-December-2012

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Meta-Evaluation of Decentralised Evaluations in 2010 and 2011. Evaluation report 2012:8

The purpose of the fifth meta-evaluation since 1991 was to analyse and draw lessons from the projects evaluations of 2010 and 2011. It compared the findings with 2 previous meta-analysis and 2 other evaluations. OECD/DAC and EU quality standards, as well as many cross-cutting type objectives where used as criteria. The novelty in this meta-evaluation was to study projects of the ten evaluation reports included in the sample.

31-October-2011

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Results-Based Approach in Finnish Development Cooperation

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.

20-April-2011

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Bi-annual report 2009-2010 of Development Evaluation

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.

12-May-2010

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The Sustainability Dimension in Addressing Poverty Reduction: Synthesis of Evaluations 2010:4

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.

6-April-2010

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Evaluointiraportti 2010:4: The Sustainability Dimension in Addressing Poverty Reduction: Synthesis of Evaluations

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.

11-March-2010

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Evaluointiraportti 2010:3: The Finnish Development Cooperation in the Water Sector

The purpose of the evaluation was the identification of the evolution of the development cooperation in the water sector, extraction from the lessons learnt and recommendations for the future support to the sector.

4-December-2009

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Meta-analysis of Development Evaluations in 2007 and 2008

The overall purpose of meta-analyses is to offer an opportunity to learn from past experience and to extract good practices for quality development of development cooperation through assessing the quality of development evaluations.