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As this is an issue of increasing importance, an evaluation of experiences with civil society engagement in policy dialogue in Bangladesh, Mozambique and Uganda was launched in 2011. The three countries were chosen for study based on the scope of CSO support from the commissioning donors, their differing contexts and the locations of previous CSO evaluations.
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Projects were selected for support largely on their individual merit, rather than with a view to building a portfolio of complementary activities that contribute as a whole to the achievement of the program's objectives. This lack of a clear portfolio approach, has at times led to some duplication of activities.
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The evaluation of the level of effectiveness, because of the limits of the formulation of objectives and indicators and the absence of verification of the level of benefit achieved, required the utilization of proxy indicators and data (above all, quantitative data from monitoring).
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The evaluation recommends that Australia build on current strategic approaches for engaging with civil society, work with local systems and partners, and apply good practice in the design of individual programs.
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The 18 month pilot programme, International Citizen Service is supporting young British citizens to contribute to development through international volunteering and generating knowledge to inform future youth volunteering programmes.
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The three NGOs showed great capability in adapting their strategy to fit the changing context, maintaining steady final objectives, even when local equilibriums became fragile. The projects are sound with Tanzania’s policies in the respective sectors: agro-pastoral, territorial protection and planning and health services.
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Les 15 projets couvrent un large spectre de thématiques, de la santé (publique et privée) et pharmacopée traditionnelle, aux droits des enfants victimes d’exploitation sexuelle, en passant par la micro et petite entreprise.
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The study aims at assessing the achievements of Norwegian organisations and their partners in 15 randomly selected long-term development projects operating in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda from 2005-2009.
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Le volontariat de solidarité internationale (VSI) permet à des citoyens, pour un temps déterminé, de mettre leurs compétences au service d’actions de solidarité internationale, de développement ou d’urgence humanitaire.
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Traditional democracy support only is likely to yield few concrete results. And projects focusing only on concrete – that is, public works – tend to be few and expensive, of questionable quality and often not reflecting priorities within the community.