13-March-2014

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A Case Study on Complementarity in the NGO Instruments

This case study aimed to assess complementarity related to Finnish funded development co-operation by Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). The objective was to find new and innovative ways of deploying NGO co-operation. The case study involved an extensive review of the documentation, interviews in Finland and in seven partner countries, as well as surveys among NGO stakeholders.

18-November-2013

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IOB Study : Civil society, aid, and development: a cross-country analysis

In addition to bilateral and multilateral programs, non-governmental organisations NGOs) play an important role in channeling development aid towards their Southern partners. Rigorous evaluations of programs and projects are scarce and tend to be limited to the analysis of perceived effects at local level. Far less attention is usually devoted to the aggregate effect of development aid on global civil society strength and performance.

6-September-2013

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A Study of Monitoring and Evaluation in Six Norwegian Civil Society Organisations

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have always been leading participants in development and humanitarian activities, in channelling large amounts of development cooperation money from both government funds and other sources into a range of projects and programmes. Like others, they are expected to show the results of their activities and for that purpose they have developed systems for monitoring and evaluation.

2-June-2013

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Evaluation of Danish support to Civil Society by Danida

As this is an issue of increasing importance, this 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.

22-May-2013

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DFID's Support for Civil Society Organisations through Programme Partnership Arrangements

This report examines the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) Programme Partnership Arrangements (PPAs) – one of the principal mechanisms through which it funds civil society organisations(CSOs). Through the PPAs, DFID supports CSOs that share its objectives and have strong delivery capacity.

22-January-2013

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Support to Civil Society Engagement in Policy Dialogue

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.

31-December-2012

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Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund Impact Assessment.

DFID conducted an impact assessment to understand how the activities funded by the Darfur Community Peace and Security Fund (DCPSF) are contributing to stabilizing communities in its target areas, especially in relation to the engagement of women and the young. This current impact assessment is commissioned by DFID for its own evaluation purposes and its findings will be shared with other donors contributing to the DCPSF.

30-November-2012

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Somalia Stability Programme - Pilot Evaluation

The purpose of this evaluation is to inform design and programming for DFID’s Somalia Stability Programme (SSP), the multi-donor Somalia Stability Fund (SSF), and the British Office for Somalia’s stabilisation efforts. It is undertaken at a time when after decades of conflict, civil strife, and political turmoil there appears to be a window of opportunity that will permit the generation of more coherent government in Somalia.

31-August-2012

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Evaluation of the Sida and DFID funded Public Policy Information, Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project in Rwanda

The evaluation of the Public Policy Information, Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project evaluating the relevance, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of the programme. This civil society support project aimed at strengthening the interest among Rwandan civil society organizations (CSOs) and citizens in public policy affairs.

21-August-2012

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Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative: Lessons Learned from Support to Civil Society Organisations

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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