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Sida recently commissioned a thematic series of three evaluations of its approach to private-sector development (PSD) support. The present report summarizes and synthesizes central findings of the evaluations, in order to highlight major lessons learnt. It concludes that comprehensiveness and sequencing of measures are crucial aspects of a successful approach to PSD support. In general, support should first be directed to the
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Attached is the Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) for the above credits to Zambia, approved and operative from 1995 to 2000.
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La presente evaluación tiene como objetivo conocer exhaustivamente las tresactuaciones designadas como “muestra” del PPCCE, es decir: el Proyecto de Iluminación del Centro Colonial de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana; la Restauración de la Iglesia de Abu Sirga, en El Cairo, Egipto y el Programa de Preservación del Patrimonio Cultural del Valle del Colca, Arequipa, Perú; y facilitarun informe conjunto que, basado en sus respectivas
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Field Study about the projects supported by Austria, in South-East Europe (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia and Montenegro/Kosovo)
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El propósito de la evaluación es contribuir a la elaboración de la futura estrategiade Cooperación Española en Bolivia y a la preparación de la VIII ComisiónMixta Hispano-Boliviana, ofreciendo recomendaciones concretas, prácticas y realistas.
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SDC overall programme in Niger, in particular during the period 1997 - 2002, is being assessed from the point of view of its relevance, coherence, replicability and sustainability of outcomes, efficiency. The main question is "to what extent is SDC doing the right thing with respect to priorities, partners, approaches, instruments? Results and recommendations may be used while planning the upcoming country strategy. Independent
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The main purpose of the evaluation is to assess the extent to which Sidas support to rural development has adopted a private sector development (PSD) perspective during the 1990s. The findings and recommendations of the evaluation are to be specifically used in developing Sidas PSD approach. The focus of the study is on Sidas PSD interventions and approaches in rural sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular emphasis on Zambia,
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The present study reviews the road and forestry sectors in Laos and Swedish support to these sectors during the 1990s from an institutional development perspective. It finds that, so far, transition of the institutional set-up of Laos has been unable to come to grips with the fundamental problems facing the two sectors. Swedish support for institutional development, which has aimed at building modern forest and road authorities
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Iraq is not Afghanistan and it is not the Balkans, but lessons need to be learned from these two recent touchstones of humanitarian experience. There are similarities to Afghanistan in the expanse of the country and the regional socio-political dynamics. There are also similarities to the Balkans in the need to address a crisis with a relatively urbanized, highly educated and (formerly) well off population.
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National or local ownership is commonly regarded as a precondition for sustainable results of development cooperation. In 2002, Sida commissioned four major evaluation studies, covering ownership aspects in different modalities of aid in a number of partner countries. The present paper examines the four studies with respect to effects on ownership of the aid relationship, leadership and management, institutions and modalities,