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This second volume contains contains annex 4-6 on Data and instruments; Comparator agency study; and Methodology and analytical framework.
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This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations from a study into the reasons why grants supported by the Norwegian Aid Administration are proving difficult to evaluate and therefore why it is hard to judge how successful Norway’s aid programme is. The first document includes annex 1-3; Terms of Reference, list of persons consulted and a table summarising findings, conclusions and recommendations.
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The evaluation work in Norad seeks to document to what extent Norwegian development cooperation is relevant, effective and achieves the intended results. The goal is both to learn by collecting lessons, and to hold the aid administration accountable.
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The evaluation found that the Evaluation Department has done a number of things to enhance the usefulness and actual use of its evaluation work. Among these has been a practice of broadly consulting with key stakeholders in developing its evaluation program to ensure that there is interest in the topics to be covered.
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This annual report looks at the main lessons learned in 2011 by Norad's Evaluation Department.
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The report looks at the main lessons learned for Norwegian Development Cooperation in 2011.
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While there can be little doubt that the government staff, NGO staff and civil society employees attending training and awareness-raising events learn something and upgrade their skills, the effectiveness of these workshops is a sadly understudied and underreported area. The study makes an assessment of the consequences of per diem compensation.
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Evaluation can give useful information about the effects of aid and recommendations about how to improve it. But independent research can go further. It can ask its own questions, dig deeper over a longer period of time, and give more information about the aid world and the world without aid.
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Several of this year’s evaluation reports point to a general problem in development cooperation. There is too little knowledge of the community where our assistance will be provided, particularly knowledge of local conditions.
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The report sums up the various evaluation reports produced or contributed to by the Evaluation Department in 2009.