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The evaluation report clearly documents that the treatment and control groups of farmers had substantially different characteristics, making it impossible to use the control group as a valid counterfactual in the evaluation. The evaluation report makes a compelling case for the use of an alternative evaluation approach, because a counterfactual could not be established.
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The MCC compact with Armenia was a five-year investment(2006-2011) of $177.6 million in two projects: irrigated agriculture and rural road rehabilitation. Although most output and outcome targets were met or exceeded, the evaluation did not detect impacts on adoption, productive income or household income.
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This annual report looks at the main lessons learned in 2011 by Norad's Evaluation Department.
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The report evaluated the Korean emergency response system and outcomes mainly in terms of the lessons learned from the Haiti earthquake response by dividing analysis into 3 categories systems, preparedness and response.
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The study’s main conclusion is that, relative to the significant funds expended on Public Finance Management (PFM) reform over the study period, success has been largely disappointing. The most substantial progress was found in a stronger legislative base.
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The findings show that between 2000 and 2010 Malawi has made significant strides in improving its Public Financial Management (PFM) systems and that these improvements can be traced to direct PFM inputs by donors and government.
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In summary. the findings show that between 2001-2011, Burkina Faso has been successful in delivering results from its Public Financial Management reforms. Major improvements have been attained across all areas of the PFM system, with the one exception of external scrutiny and audit.
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Donor funding for PFM reform has facilitated its implementation in those countries where the context and mechanisms were right for success, and where external funding was focused on the Government’s reform programme.
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The ICAI report found that the Department for International Development (DFID) played a leading role in the humanitarian response, supporting some of the most vulnerable people in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. DFID applied pressure to governments and other donors to act and its programmes in the field demonstrated good impact and value for money.
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This is an evaluation of the strategy, functioning and structure of the Irish Joint Consortium on Gender Based Violence in August 2011, which is intended to inform the future direction of the Consortium from 2013.