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This independent evaluation of the African Development Bank’s assistance to fragile states, acknowledges that the Bank has made progress and had a positive impact. However, it calls for a “change in direction” to allow the Bank’s vision for its work in fragile situations to be implemented in practice. The Bank now needs to reorganize and plan to strengthen support to member countries that are going through periods of instability.
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This evaluation synthesis examines experiences in mainstreaming gender equality across multilateral and bilateral donor organizations, based on evaluations from these organizations. It highlights trends in findings, challenges facts and good practices. It provides valuable insights for policy and operational change strategies.
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Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the International Monetary Fund - Annual Report 2013
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Improved outcomes for women and children as more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes, have broad benefits. After more than a decade of effort, these goals have proved difficult to attain and are unlikely to be achieved by 2015.
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The overall objective of the short training course on Gender and Climate Change (G&CC)was to build knowledge and understanding of the causes of climate change and its impacts on development and gender relations in Uganda on one hand; and, to build local capacity in Uganda to design and implement gender-responsive climate change policies, strategies and programmes by using analytical and critical thinking skills on the other.
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This evaluation reviews the establishment and implementation of 28 bilateral and thematic trust funds monitored and partly administered by the Bank’s Partnerships and Cooperation Unit (ORRU). It assesses the procedural effectiveness of the implementation of the Trust Funds: it attempts to set forth the scope and scale of the procedural issues; distinguish at what stage in the process problems are most critical.
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This evaluation reviewed a portfolio of 137 investments approved by the AfDB Board between 2006-2011, which account for a total approved investment volume of UA 3.9 billion, of which UA 3.5 billion is committed. It assessed four aspects of the NSO portfolio: the strategic alignment of the portfolio; the performance; the risk management framework and the risk exposures, and Institutional efficiency.
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This evaluation assesses the extent to which the Bank’s efforts to mainstream environmental issues into the road infrastructure projects it finances have been relevant, efficient, and effective. It also assesses how far such measures have been taken up by RMCs and reviews the sustainability of the outcomes of the Bank’s assistance.
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This is the 2012 annual report from the “Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua” (CICL)
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This evaluation assesses how effectively the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Council responded to the ‘Arab Spring’ through their bilateral aid programmes. Following the wave of democratisation movements that swept the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from late 2010, the UK Government established the Arab Partnership, with £110 million in programme funds over four years.