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This technical assistance performance evaluation report covers six facility-type technical assistance projects approved by ADB for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The report identifies lessons and offers recommendations to ADB on whether and how to plan and manage similar modes of engagement with governments in upper- and middle-income countries that have relatively strong in-country capacities.
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The 18-month pilot programme, International Citizen Service (ICS) supported young British citizens to contribute to development through international volunteering and generated knowledge to inform future youth volunteering programmes. The ICS pilot programme was both innovative and highly ambitious in seeking to demonstrate and understand how diverse cohorts of young volunteers can achieve development impacts.
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Independent External Evaluation of the Joint Financing Arrangement II (JFA-II) Support of Pooled Fund Partners to the 2010-2012 ECA Business Plan
The two objectives of the external evaluation were to assess the impacts of ECA’s sub-programme interventions in strengthening/enhancing capacities of Member States (MS), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the African Union and its Secretariat and to assess the extent to which the successful results/impacts of ECA’s sub-programmes can be attributed to the Joint Financing Arrangement (JFA) mechanism.
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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 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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The design of the assistance programmes was not adequately underpinned by local knowledge of security and justice practices and needs or by mechanisms to monitor progress and measure results and impact.
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The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an external and independent view on the different dimensions of the training programme, including institutional set-up, programme concept, contents and working modalities.
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La perception du rôle de l'assistance technique résidente, et les attentes en la matière, sont différentes suivant les acteurs. Si les bénéfices apportés par une expertise technique font l’unanimité, l’usage qui en est fait renvoie à des objectifs multiples.
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The purpose of this evaluation synthesis is to respond to the demand for knowledge and insight to contribute to capacity development policy.
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Marrakech Action Plan for Statistics, Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century, Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building
IEG’s Global Program Review confirms the findings of recent evaluations of the three programs on their strong relevance, their strong record of outputs in the six MAPS’ priority areas, cost-efficiency, and compliance with generally accepted principles of good governance.