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This evaluation assesses the Commission of the European Union’s (EC) cooperation with Ecuador over the period 2003-2010. It aims at providing an overall independent assessment of the entire EC cooperation strategy and support in the country and to draw out key lessons to help improve current and future EC strategies and programmes.
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The evaluation covered the different sectors that the Commission supported and all financing modalities used in this period. Thematically, the focus was on regional economic and political integration but also private sector development, human re-sources development, natural disaster prevention and mitigation, and reduction of drug related crime.
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This is the first IEG evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support to countries trying to address youth employment issues. The evaluation makes two recommendations: (i) apply an evidence-based approach to youth employment operations, and (ii) at the country level, take a strategic approach to youth employment by addressing the issue comprehensively, working across World Bank Group teams, with governments and other donors.
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SARID (Sustainable Agriculture Research for International Development) was a successful programme. It produced high quality science; there was more movement towards developmental impact in some projects than expected; and participants themselves, both scientists and stakeholders, viewed it as successful and well-run. It provided a unique opportunity to link fundamental research through to its application in developing countries.
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The evaluation of the Public Policy Information, Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project evaluating the relevance, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of the programme. This civil society support project aimed at strengthening the interest among Rwandan civil society organizations (CSOs) and citizens in public policy affairs.
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The evaluation rates ADB’s overall performance successful as ADB’s three country strategies during the evaluation period (1994–2010) identified the right objectives consistent with ADB’s corporate strategies and with the government’s priorities in addressing the country’s major constraints.
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Danish support has been in line with Afghan needs. Despite the challenge of on-budget support in the early 2000s the strategic decision to work closely with the new Government has had great value. Denmark is, consequently, seen as a trusted partner.
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The review found that UNDP has clearly attempted to support national efforts spearheaded by the government to address the underlying structural causes of conflict, working with the Governance Commission, relevant ministries and subsequently established targeted commissions.
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Projects were selected for support largely on their individual merit, rather than with a view to building a portfolio of complementary activities that contribute as a whole to the achievement of the program's objectives. This lack of a clear portfolio approach, has at times led to some duplication of activities.
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Austria has committed herself within a framework of international agreements to gender equality and women’s empowerment through gender mainstreaming. The relevance of the gender policy document itself appears to be rather limited. Austrian Development Cooperation staff do know it, but do not use it for providing guidance for their work.