• 1-March-2016

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    Opening Doors and Unlocking Potential – Key Lessons from an Evaluation of Support for Policy Influencing, Lobbying and Advocacy

    An increasing number of donors have rediscovered the importance of civil society in creating the conditions for achieving sustainable development. The Netherlands follows this trend. The evaluation concludes that CSOs succeed to various degrees in placing issues higher on the agenda and in influencing policy. However, influencing policy implementation is far more difficult to realise.

  • 15-February-2016

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    Aided Trade – An Evaluation of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (2005-2012)

    This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI). The evaluation investigates CBI’s sectoral export coaching programme and the business support organisation development. The report concludes that CBI’s sectoral export coaching programmes were relevant, though often insufficient to stimulate companies to start exporting to Europe.

  • 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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  • 13-September-2011

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    Facilitating resourcefulness: Evaluation of Dutch support to capacity development

    The purpose of this evaluation synthesis is to respond to the demand for knowledge and insight to contribute to capacity development policy.

  • 15-November-2010

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    Evaluation of Dutch support to capacity development: the case of the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy

    This one of seven studies is carried out in the context of an extensive evaluation of the impacts of capacity development activities financed through Dutch development organizations.