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This report presents the findings and conclusions of an independent evaluation of the Irish Aid Zambia Country Strategy 2007-2010. Evidence from this evaluation indicates that Irish Aid has made a range of contributions to the reduction of poverty and inequality in Zambia.
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While there can be little doubt that the government staff, NGO staff and civil society employees attending training and awareness-raising events learn something and upgrade their skills, the effectiveness of these workshops is a sadly understudied and underreported area. The study makes an assessment of the consequences of per diem compensation.
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The ICAI report concludes that, in the right conditions, budget support is an effective way of providing development assistance but its practical value varies according to the country context.
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The Health Results Innovations Trust Fund is a multi-donor trust fund supported by the governments of Norway and the United Kingdom and managed by the World Bank. This evaluation is the first in a series of evaluations which will take place over the course of the programme.
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The purpose of the evaluation is to make a wider assessment of Finland’s support in local governance and decentralisation in Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania.
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Social and Economic Impacts of Tuungane - Final Report on the Effects of a Community Driven Reconstruction Program in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
This report provides the results of an assessment of the impacts of Tuungane, a major UK government funded Community Driven Reconstruction (CDR) Program implemented by the IRC and CARE International in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The key innovation of this research is the introduction of a novel collection of measures to assess behavioral changes.
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DFID's choice of UNDP as the primary channel for electoral assistance is credible. DFID should, however, make efforts to cultivate alternative or additional deliverypartners to complement its work with UNDP.
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The evaluation found varied results for the three regions invested in under the Commercial Training Activity. The evaluation showed no impact on yields or crop incomes on average across the three regions. However, northern region farmers’ annual crop income increased significantly relative to the control group, over and above any impacts recorded in the other zones.
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This review of Australia’s rural development assistance found that the lives of large numbers of poor rural people had been improved as a result of Australian interventions. Australian aid has helped poor rural women and men access more value from new markets for example.
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This review focused on three key criteria for assessing aid effectiveness: objectives achievement, relevance and sustainability. This review covers CIDA's bilateral and partnership programming over the period 2005/06 to 2010/11.