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This evaluation examines in what circumstances the Fund is viewed as a trusted advisor to its member countries. It uses evidence gathered since 2005, but emphasizes the period since the onset of the global crisis in 2007–08. Because the concept of trusted advisor is “in the eyes of the beholder,” the evaluation derives the main attributes from country authorities themselves.
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What does emerge strongly from the evidence base is that payment-by-results needs to be implemented as part of a package that includes other forms of supports and services. The underlying complexity of each intervention presents a serious challenge to implementation and evaluation, inhibiting meaningful generalisation without identification of the specific mechanisms at play.
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The main conclusion of the report is that the scheme rates poorly on most of the criteria. Lack of proper monitoring and evaluation is a major weakness and all concessional credit projects lack indicators for the determination of the baseline and the results.
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Comme instrument de lutte contre la pauvreté, le programme n’a pas été efficace dans le cas de la RDC. D’abord, les montants des dépenses financés par l’allègement sont relativement réduits et peuvent donc n’avoir que des effets limités.
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Synthesis of findings from pilot evaluations of budget support operations in Mali, Tunisia and Zambia.
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Huit évaluations rétrospectives ont été menées sur la période 1996 - 2009 (dont cinq en 2008 et 2009) portant sur 14 lignes de crédit octroyées à différents partenaires dans quatre pays différents (Afrique du sud, Turquie, Tunisie, Viet Nam).
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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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With a strong focus on the impact for intended beneficiaries and the robustness of delivery approaches, the report establishes a set of guiding criteria for whether aid is fit for purpose and being used to tackle the most important issues.
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Evaluation of the results of budget support operations in Mali 2003-2009. Provides recommendations on the management of future budget support operations in Mali and elsewhere; and tests a new methodological approach to the evaluation of budget support operations.
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This paper focuses on such overlooked, but vital, dimensions, drawing from IEG's work and other development evaluations.