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The South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative was established to help improve food and nutrition security in South Asia, home to the largest number of poor people in the world. The initiative particularly sought to address the “South Asia Enigma”: chronic and widespread under-nutrition in South Asia coexisting with sustained rapid economic growth. The
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This report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the International Household Survey Network (IHSN) and the associated Accelerated Data Programme (ADP). The objectives of the evaluation are to assess the impact, and sustainability of both the IHSN and ADP; and to assess the relevance of both programmes in the context of the evolving statistical capacity development agenda.
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The Responsible and Accountable Garment Sector Challenge Fund (RAGS) was designed by DFID to support projects aimed at improving conditions of vulnerable workers in the ready-made garment production sector. RAGS supported 12 projects in four countries, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Lesotho, by providing matching grants to organisations concerned with labour conditions in the garment sector in developing countries.
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The evaluation found that the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) is delivering the Africa Democracy Strengthening programme effectively and that the programme represents a good return on DFID’s investment of funds. The programme has performed well against logframe1 targets and has made a significant contribution to improving the quality of EISA.
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This report presents the findings of a real-time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative support of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, taking into account forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+). Annexes
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Real-Time Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative Synthesising Report 2007-2013
This report presents the findings of a real-time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative support of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, taking into account forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+).
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This evaluation examines the effectiveness of Australian humanitarian assistance provided in 2011 in response to a crisis in the Horn of Africa, a region well known for its chronic vulnerability. This evaluation identifies how the Australian aid program can improve the effectiveness of responses to future slow-onset crises.
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This Rapid Review is designed to provide timely feedback on the appropriateness and effectiveness of the United Kingdom Government’s response. While not a comprehensive assessment, this review aims to draw out key messages from observations and interactions with intended beneficiaries and humanitarian actors to promote learning by DFID and its partners.
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Ex-post evaluation report on the project for modernization of communication and information system of the state ministries of the Republic of Paraguay
The project was started in 2006 upon an official request of the government of Paraguay. The project was successfully implemented until 2009, and the outcomes of the project has been actively used since then. The ex-post evaluation as was undertaken in this report intends to evaluate the prolonged performance of the project.
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Ex-post evaluation report on the project for establishment of an e-procurement pilot system in Vietnam
The purpose of this ex-post evaluation study was to examine whether the project was well conducted and thus achieved the goals and expected outcomes, focusing on long-term effects. Overall, the e-procurement pilot system was evaluated "successfully implemented" by getting 9 out of 12 points.