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The evaluations clearly show that the projects and programmes themselves cannot influence overall political conditions, nor are they able to change local, much less national, power structures. That also means they must be able to adjust to swiftly changing conditions in order to retain their development policy-relevance.
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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.
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By significantly increasing Swedish aid volumes and diversifying its portfolio, Sweden has carved out a strong role for itself in Liberia. The scaled-up Swedish commitments in Liberia pose multiple challenges to Swedish development cooperation and its capacity to respond effectively.
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The review found that UNDP has clearly attempted to support national efforts spearheaded by the government to address the underlying structural causes of conflict, working with the Governance Commission, relevant ministries and subsequently established targeted commissions.
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The ICAI report finds that, while the Conflict Pool has proven effective at supporting worthwhile conflict prevention initiatives and has delivered some useful results, it lacks a clear strategic framework and robust funding model.
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While UNDP has undertaken several projects to facilitate poverty-reduction in specific sectors and regions, generally, these projects had limited impact and the sustainability of any results achieved was questionable.
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The quality of the different studies and evaluations is assessed – against common evaluation standards and in terms of how well they address challenges distinctive for statebuilding support – so as to assess the validity of their findings.
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La pertinence de la stratégie de coopération CE-RC est élevée au cours de la période en revue. Elle présente une forte adaptation à l’évolution du contexte de la RC, notamment le passage d’une situation de post-conflit à une problématique de croissance durable.
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An independent evaluation was carried out on behalf of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the Palestinian Facility for New Market Development (FNMD). Taking place in March/April 2012, it assessed the project’s effectiveness, its impact on grantee firms and its value for money. Its recommendations were to feed into a new private sector development project to be co-financed by DFID, the World Bank and the EU.
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The evaluation found that SDC is well positioned to work in fragile states and can play a valuable role in the wider international system. To achieve this potential, SDC needs to become more flexible and needs to compliment its technical efforts with political positioning.