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In 2009-10, IMF Management advanced the argument that excessive reserve accumulation was jeopardizing the stability of the international monetary system. This evaluation traces the evolution of this thinking, in particular how it relates to the Fund’s longerstanding concern about the risks from global imbalances, and discusses reasons for the shift towards stressing the risks posed by excessive reserve accumulation.
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The Department for International Development of UK commissioned a formative evaluation to provide an early read on the coverage, effectiveness and likelihood of the current programme portfolio achieving DFID-Z’s Gender Vision Strategy. This report provides a theory of change relating to the ‘Road for Empowerment of women and girls in Zambia’.
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An effective and efficient evaluation function is crucial for the African Development Bank’s efforts to continuously strengthen the effectiveness of its development initiatives. This evaluation provides an independent and external assessment, a fresh perspective, but one that is evidence-based.
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This report presents findings of the ICEIDA support to implementation of Functional Adult Literacy Programme (FALP) in Kalangala district Local Government. The main focus of the evaluation was to assess the outcomes and impacts of the Project and examine the effects on the beneficiaries. The evaluation paid special attention to the outcomes and impact of Functional Adult Literacy activities in Beach Management Units.
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This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the project and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects.
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The project performance evaluation assesses project’s performance as well as the long-term impacts of the project and its sustainability. It examines the project's contribution to the decentralization and deconcentration reforms in Cambodia as well as its contribution to the development of stronger governance and audit systems.
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This paper presents evidence collected during the expansion of the SKY Health Microinsurance program in rural Cambodia. Health insurance is a newer product in developing countries, and this type of evidence has rarely been explored.
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At a policy level, DFID has a clear focus for its engagement with the EU. There is limited evidence, however, of DFID’s influence on the delivery of EU aid on the ground. Co-operation with the EU centrally is good but the EU is treated by DFID’s country offices as another donor rather than as a route for achieving DFID’s goals.
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It was felt that this general budget support would make aid more efficient and effective, and generate more sustainable results. It would also give donors the opportunity to encourage reform through the accompanying policy dialogue.
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By significantly increasing Swedish aid volumes and diversifying its portfolio, Sweden has carved out a strong role for itself in Liberia. The scaled-up Swedish commitments in Liberia pose multiple challenges to Swedish development cooperation and its capacity to respond effectively.