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The Emigrant Support Programme (ESP) provides co-funding to not-for-profit organisations and projects engaged in delivering front-line support to welfare needs of Irish communities overseas, nurturing the heritage and identity of such communities, and facilitating the development of more strategic links between Ireland and the global Irish.
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The overarching evaluation question examined was: to what extent did the Irish Aid country strategy contribute to the reduction of poverty and inequality in line with the Government of South Africa’s policies and targets?
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Ireland is a long-standing partner to Lesotho. It is the only European mission of five bilateral missions that remain in Lesotho and as such the relationship is said to be highly valued by the Government of Lesotho. Moving the relationship between Ireland and Lesotho to a more strategic level requires clear identification of areas where strategic co-operation is possible.
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This report presents the findings and conclusions of an independent evaluation of the Irish Aid Zambia Country Strategy 2007-2010. Evidence from this evaluation indicates that Irish Aid has made a range of contributions to the reduction of poverty and inequality in Zambia.
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The evidence from this evaluation indicates that Irish Aid has made a range of contributions to the reduction of poverty and inequality in Zambia. It was also closely aligned with Government of Zambia plans and strategies and Irish Aid corporate priorities.
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Overall the evaluation judges that the Irish Aid programme in Mozambique was generally relevant and well aligned with Mozambique's needs and priorities. It was efficient both in design and in implementation, and it has made effective contributions to Mozambique's overall progress.
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There are similarities between the two programmes with both channelling about 80% of their country programme through government systems, notably through their commitment to budget support, and both having a strategic focus on poverty reduction.
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This report documents findings and conclusions of the independent evaluation of Irish Aid's first Country Strategy in Vietnam (2007-2010).
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The 2007-2009 strategy was well aligned to the Government of Uganda's policies, focused on poverty reduction and reflected well the Irish Government's 2006 White Paper. Ireland has been a flexible partner and is recognised for its strong record on aid effectiveness.