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This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the response of the Dutch government to the Arab uprisings and its support to: democratisation; the rule of law; and economic growth. The Ministry funded a range of projects, however, less support was provided to governments in transition than to civil society. Findings show that the implementation of support to Arab countries is far from easy because of the volatile context.
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The evaluation assesses Norwegian multilateral support to basic education through UNICEF and the Global Partnership for Education. It looks at development aid effectiveness, aid management and financing of education in: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Haiti, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal and Zambia. The emphasis was put on three education goals: quality of learning, gender and inclusion of marginalised groups.
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Denmark has made substantial contributions to mitigating the impact of climate change by supporting activities that will result in emissions reduction. This evaluation aimed at understanding what works, what does not and why. Denmark's investments have supported poorer countries’ adaptation to the effects of climate change through support for policy development and increasing the resilience of land-use practices and infrastructure.
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This study examined whether the grant aid projects implemented in countries with relatively high income had sufficient significance clarifying the background, objectives and specific, reasons to implement the projects; and their achievements. This study is based on 78 ex-post evaluation reports prepared between the Japanese Fiscal Year 2008 and 2012.
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Japan’s ODA policies in the health sector are generally consistent with the trends in the international community’s assistance shown in the MDGs. However, Japan’s assistance has been mainly for neighbouring countries, while many Sub-Saharan Africa countries have serious health problems. This discrepancy is because of Japan’s “national interest” in creating friendly relationships with neighbour countries through ODA.
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Japan’s international emergency assistance has a high level, both in terms of quality and speed. In terms of the total amount contributed over the past 10 years, Japan’s humanitarian assistance ranks 4th in the world. The countries receiving the assistance are geopolitically diverse. The assistance provided has produced outcomes that have the desired effect for the people requiring the assistance.
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Japan has provided ODA to Kenya through various schemes. However, the recognition of Japan’s ODA to Kenyan citizens is not sufficient. In order to improve this situation, the Government of Japan needs to forge a public relations strategy that clearly appeals to the Kenyan society based on the principles of Japan’s contribution to Kenya’s important development agendas.
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The evaluation has determined that policy relevance is very high, the results have been effective, and processes have been appropriately implemented; and, from the diplomatic viewpoints, that Japanese assistance to Pakistan has formed the basis of a positive diplomatic relationship between the two countries.
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Canada contributed to important short-term achievements in various sectors, ranging from the construction and rehabilitation of thousands of schools, improved access to health facilities, construction of community infrastructure and promotion of human rights. Given Afghanistan's level of development in 2002, long-term development results were difficult to realise. However, real gains were made, especially in the social sectors.
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The report found that despite its failure to address people’s humanitarian needs in a timely manner, the DFID pilot test has proven promising, to many extents. There were still food shortages that were not the result of the drought at the time of the intervention, and the cash received helped households to deal with these without having to resort to extreme coping strategies.