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What have we learned from the experience of supporting the development of institutions – formal and informal rules – within the framework of Swedish development cooperation? What has worked well and what has not worked? From what aspects, for whom, under what circumstances – and why? These questions were posed to a group of experienced consultants at two seminars in the summer of 2005. The aim was to try to identify lessons learned
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A Joint Evaluation by Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom
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In our recommendations to USAID/Benin, we propose activities in eight areas: 1) teacher training; 2) curriculum; 3) student assessment; 4) linkage between primary and secondary schools; 5) system management, emphasizing decentralization and communication; 6) community development; 7) equity; and 8) HIV/AIDS education.
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This report provides the findings from a Washington-based final program evaluation carried out during August-October, 2005.
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‘Aid is just a recipe for permanent poverty’, wrote President Museveni of Ugandain the Wall Street Journal (November 6, 2003), arguing that ‘The only way we canbreak out of this vicious cycle of poverty is through trade and export-led growth.’Is he right?
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The purpose of the current five-year Matching Grant (MG) program is to expand the quality and reach of integrated microfinance and life-skills training services to serve 200,000 clients in the Philippines and West Africa.
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This OFDA program provided emergency relief to drought victims in Ethiopia, and at the same time explored new/different approaches to seed relief. Using the grassroots approach, it had a significant impact on beneficiaries who were extremely vulnerable...
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This report describes and analyses Sida’s actions in relation to the Tsunami disaster in December2004.It draws upon the growing literature on public organizations in crises, and uses the Tsunami disaster as a test case for core organizational functions to crisis management and mitigation capacity.
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This note provides a summary of the ongoing Ghana Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE).
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This report evaluates 20 years (1985–2004) of Asian Development Bank (ADB) support to social sector development in Pakistan.