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Knowledge Management at the AfDB: “Are we there yet?” And what will it take to ‘get there?’ This is the focus of a Special Edition of eVALUation Matters, released during the 2013 AfDB Annual Meetings in Marrakech. eVALUation matters is a quarterly knowledge publication of the Operations Evaluation Department of the African Development Bank.
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DFID uses private sector contractors to assist in delivering aid, accounting for 9% of its aid expenditure in 2011-12. Their roles range from procuring equipment to providing technical advice, to delivering programmes. This report focuses on contractor programme delivery, likely to remain an important option for DFID given its increasing budget and focus on fragile and conflict states.
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This report examines the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) Programme Partnership Arrangements (PPAs) – one of the principal mechanisms through which it funds civil society organisations(CSOs). Through the PPAs, DFID supports CSOs that share its objectives and have strong delivery capacity.
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The French technical assistance remains an essential tool for the reinforcement of the parnerts capacities of the French development co-operation as well as for its visibility and its influence. It contributes to clarify the differents functions of the technical assistance, and appreciate the relevance, consistency, efficiency of the whole measures put into places to reach its objectives.
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Evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme contribution to south-south and triangular cooperation (2008-2011) - Facilitating exchange
South-South cooperation and Triangular Cooperation, which have emerged as vital elements of the global development cooperation architecture, are set to assume greater importance in the future. This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the independent evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s conducted by the UNDP Evaluation Office in 2012.
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This independent evaluation of the Swiss Development Finance Institution has been a complex undertaking, and for the State Secretariat for Economics Affairs, a novel and unique evaluation: It is the first time that the developments effects of Switzerland’s Development Finance Institution have been assessed in such a comprehensive manner whilst at the same time the evaluation exercise faced important methodological challenges.
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EDCF has contributed to the economic development and welfare of developing countries as well as expanding Korea’s economic exchanges with developing countries by supporting social and economic infrastructure projects in sectors such as transportation, communication, power, environment, health, and education.
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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been seen as the world’s greatest promise to help bring about socioeconomic development. As the deadline to achieve the MDGs approaches, governments, civil society organizations, and development institutions are looking back to learn from the MDG experience to inform their position in the post-2015 development context.
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This technical assistance performance evaluation report covers six facility-type technical assistance projects approved by ADB for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The report identifies lessons and offers recommendations to ADB on whether and how to plan and manage similar modes of engagement with governments in upper- and middle-income countries that have relatively strong in-country capacities.
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The Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development (APPEAR), is based on the Strategy for Higher Education and Scientific Cooperation of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and intends to implement the Strategy’s defined principles, specifications and best standards. The length of the first programme phase is five years and began in 2010.