• 4-December-2015

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    Gender sense & sensitivity – Policy evaluation on women’s rights and gender equality 2007-2014

    The evaluation found that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has struggled with mainstreaming the equal rights for women and men principle into development aid policies. The report calls for increasing gender sensitivity, for analysing women’s specific constraints, needs and priorities. It underlines the importance of a long-term commitment to gender equality coupled with a sensible dose of realism on what effectively can be accomplished.

  • 15-October-2015

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    Work in Progress – Evaluation of the ORET Programme : Investing in Public Infrastructure in Developing Countries

    The Development Related Export Transactions program (ORET) is a subsidy facility. It has addressed important obstacles for development by co-financing the construction and rehabilitation of public infrastructure in developing countries. ORET has evolved from a programme of mere delivery of capital goods to a programme offering comprehensive infrastructure service packages that were also financially attractive for recipient governments.

  • 16-April-2012

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    From infrastructure to sustainable impact: Policy review of the Dutch contribution to drinking water and sanitation (1990-2011)

    The study found that the use of improved water sources has increased substantially but this does not guarantee the safety of the drinking water nor the necessary water consumption.

  • 23-December-2011

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    The risk of vanishing effects: Impact evaluation of drinking water supply and sanitation programmes in rural Benin

    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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