4-August-2014

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Autonomy, partnership and beyond : A counterfactual analysis of policy coherence for Ghana (Newsletter)

The realisation that non-aid policies might conflict with aid policies has led to a call for better coordination across different policy fields, referred to as Policy Coherence for Development (PCD). This IOB study outlines the results of a pilot for analysing the options for coherence of Dutch and EU policies for development objectives in Ghana. The study uses scenarios to estimate the potential effects of Dutch and EU policies.

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4-August-2014

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Autonomy, partnership and beyond : A counterfactual analysis of policy coherence for Ghana

The realisation that non-aid policies might conflict with aid policies has led to a call for better coordination across different policy fields, referred to as Policy Coherence for Development (PCD). This IOB study outlines the results of a pilot for analysing the options for coherence of Dutch and EU policies for development objectives in Ghana. The study uses scenarios to estimate the potential effects of Dutch and EU policies.

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4-August-2014

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In search of focus and effectiveness : Policy review of Dutch support for private sector development 2005-2012

Private sector development became an increasingly central focus of Dutch development policy from 2010 onwards. The international literature about bottlenecks in private sector development states the importance of a stimulating investment climate for the private sector. But what is known about the results of the Dutch policy? This policy review is looking into the results of the Dutch development policy on private sector development.

4-August-2014

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Good things come to those who make them happen : Return on aid for Dutch exports

Since 2000, the share of developing and emerging countries in Dutch exports has increased from less than 5% in 2000 to almost 11% in 2012. This study shows that aid has contributed to the growth. Each euro of Dutch bilateral aid produces a EUR 0.70–0.90 return in terms of increased exports, leading to a value added for the Dutch economy of about EUR 0.40–0.55 for each euro spent.

20-June-2014

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Useful Patchwork : Direct Funding of Local NGOs by Netherlands Embassies 2006-2012

This evaluation describes the landscape of direct funding and answers questions about why and how non-governmental organisations have been directly funded and what have been the intermediate results. The evaluation period is 2006-2012 and the focus is on local non-governmental organisations.

20-May-2014

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Évaluation d’impact des foyers améliorés au Burkina Faso

L’IOB a évalué dans cette étude l’impact de l’usage des foyers améliorés à des fins domestiques ainsi que pour le brassage de la bière artisanale dans deux villes du Burkina Faso. Si l’impact sur la charge de travail des femmes et sur la santé s’est révélé négligeable, les foyers améliorés permettent en revanche de réduire les dépenses d’énergie et d’économiser chaque année un large volume de bois de chauffe.

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31-March-2014

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IOB Newsletter: Ambivalence in cooperation between Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SNV

These are some of IOB's principal conclusions in its report Between Ambitions and Ambivalence: Mid-term Evaluation SNV Programme 2007-2015.

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31-March-2014

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Between Ambitions and Ambivalence : Mid-term Review SNV Programme 2007-2015

This evaluation analyses the activities and performance of SNV Netherlands Development Organisation over the period 2007-2011. The report presents the findings and insights into the effectiveness of providing support to capacity development – SNV’s core business – and how that support has contributed to the well-being of poor people.

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31-March-2014

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Buscando novas relações : Avaliação da política externa dos Países Baixos para a América Latina. Informe especial sobre o Brasil

Em 2013, o Departamento de Avaliação de Políticas e Operações do Ministério das Relações Exteriores dos Países Baixos (IOB) realizou uma avaliação das relações políticas e econômicas com a América Latina. Pela crescente relevância das relações com o Brasil, parte importante da avaliação trata das relações com este país. Este relatório resume as partes mais importantes do estudo que tratam especificamente do Brasil.

18-February-2014

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Policy Brief - Aiding the Peace: A Multi-donor Evaluation of Support to Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities in Southern Sudan 2005-2010

This evaluation was conducted in the lead up to the referendum and provides a reflection on the performance of donor-supported conflict prevention and peacebuilding (hereafter CPPB) efforts since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).

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