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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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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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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.
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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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IOB evaluated the impact of the use of fuel wood efficient stoves at household and at enterprise level as promoted by the improved cooking stoves programme in Burkina Faso. The results were published in the report Impact Evaluation on Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina Faso.
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Over 500 million households worldwide rely on biomass for daily cooking. Wood energy is also used for small industrial processes. Fuel efficient cooking stoves are seen as low-cost solution to help reduce greenhouse gases, improve indoor air quality, relieve the daily workload of women and to reduce expenditure on energy.
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En busca de nuevas relaciones - Evaluación de la política exterior de los Países Bajos en América Latina
Esta evaluación presenta un balance de la evolución de las políticas de los Países Bajos con respecto a América Latina durante los últimos diez años. En estas políticas se presentaron muchos cambios, lo que resultó en que se prestara mucha atención a la diplomacia económica.
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Government response to IOB evaluation: ‘Investing in Stability: Dutch Policy on Fragile States Reviewed’
On the whole, the government is pleased with this evaluation, which supports the main features of Dutch fragile states policy. It intends to continue ambitiously along its chosen path, for example with the establishment of the international security budget and the recently presented International Security Strategy
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This study analyses domestic revenue mobilisation in developing countries, which is an essential component of financing for development. It discusses the role of corporate tax revenues and challenges for the taxation of multinational firms in developing countries, with a focus on effects of Dutch corporate tax policy and Dutch tax treaties. The study concludes that for some developing countries these effects are negative and material.
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This synthesis presents the findings of a literature study into the effect of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ support to multilateral organisations during the period 2006-2011 for programmes on sexual and reproductive health and rights.