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The realisation that non-aid policies might conflict with aid policies has led to a call for better coordination across different policy fields, referred to as Policy Coherence for Development (PCD). This IOB study outlines the results of a pilot for analysing the options for coherence of Dutch and EU policies for development objectives in Ghana. The study uses scenarios to estimate the potential effects of Dutch and EU policies.
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Private sector development became an increasingly central focus of Dutch development policy from 2010 onwards. The international literature about bottlenecks in private sector development states the importance of a stimulating investment climate for the private sector. But what is known about the results of the Dutch policy? This policy review is looking into the results of the Dutch development policy on private sector development.
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Since 2000, the share of developing and emerging countries in Dutch exports has increased from less than 5% in 2000 to almost 11% in 2012. This study shows that aid has contributed to the growth. Each euro of Dutch bilateral aid produces a EUR 0.70–0.90 return in terms of increased exports, leading to a value added for the Dutch economy of about EUR 0.40–0.55 for each euro spent.
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Overall, the evaluation found that AVID is making an effective and highly-visible contribution to the Australian Government’s development and public diplomacy objectives. Volunteers contribute to developing the capacity of their host organisations, develop people to people links and generate goodwill for domestic and foreign diplomacy.
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Building on the quality review, this report synthesises the findings of the 64 evaluations assessed as credible and offering lessons of potential value to a wider audience. The purpose of this synthesis report is to inform and improve aid programme design and management. The report identifies nine key lessons for improving the effectiveness of the Australian aid programme.
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The Quality of Australian aid operational evaluations assesses the credibility of the evaluations themselves, as well as the factors influencing evaluation quality and utility. It finds that 74 per cent are credible and provide robust evidence about the performance of the Australian aid programme. The review includes lessons for programme areas that commission evaluations.
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ODE’s evaluation of Australian aid to Timor-Leste focused on the planning and implementation of aid to Timor-Leste from 2006 to 2013. It concluded that the country programme has made steady but uneven progress in implementing several of the country strategy’s key commitments, and that DFAT needs to build coherent, long-term and appropriately-resourced programs that address a limited set of clear and compelling development objectives.
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This evaluation describes the landscape of direct funding and answers questions about why and how non-governmental organisations have been directly funded and what have been the intermediate results. The evaluation period is 2006-2012 and the focus is on local non-governmental organisations.
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Cette évaluation est la première évaluation indépendante du programme de coopération de l’ACDI au Bangladesh depuis 25 ans. Selon l’équipe d’évaluation, ce a contribué de façon significative au développement de la population du Bangladesh.
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The principal purpose of this evaluation is to assess the development and organizational effectiveness of the CIF to date and to document experiences and lessons for the benefit of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).