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The renewed interest in food security has translated to an urgent need to understand what interventions are most effective in supporting food security.
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The main research question of this review is: ‘what is the evidence for, and nature of, the impact of development interventions on food security in developing countries?’
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The current impact evaluation found evidence of a large increase in the use of improved water sources and in the ownership and use of latrines. Much of the increase can be attributed to an innovative approach to sanitation.
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The report concludes that Benin is on its way to achieving its targets on improved water sources, but safe drinking water is still not secured. Furthermore, water facilities are not always being constructed where they are needed most.
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In Zambia, budget support has developed into a highly visible and relevant instrument of development cooperation. The budget increases helped to improve service delivery, especially in the social sectors. Nevertheless, serious challenges remain.
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The review concludes that many more children now attend school. The Netherlands’ contribution was facilitated by the long-term, substantive financial involvement, along with the input of experts in The Hague and the Dutch embassies and the support for research and innovative initiatives.
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The SHO-funded activities implemented in Haiti in 2010 are mainly emergency relief, but a sizeable part has also focused on early recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
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The evaluation shows that the overall net enrolment rate has increased from 65% in 2000 to 81% in 2009. Equity of access still remains a key concern with children from the poorest quintiles completing primary education at a later age and appearing to drop out more frequently.
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The purpose of this evaluation synthesis is to respond to the demand for knowledge and insight to contribute to capacity development policy.
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The general difficulty is the distance that separates donors from local realities, which this type of approach does not resolve. The projects follow one another, but with very weak links between them, as the programming does not favour sequencing.