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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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This study assesses the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of KOICA's policy, strategies and the implementation system of untying aid as well as the representative policy implementation projects were. The study also provides suggestions based on practical implications to improve the system of implementing the policy for untying aid based on the issues, implications and lessons learned from the evaluation are provided.
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Since 2009/10, there has been a drive within the Department for International Development (DFID)to strengthen the evidence base upon which policy and programme decisions are made. The primary purpose of this review is to inform DFID and the international development evaluation community of the progress made and the challenges and opportunities encountered in embedding evaluation across the organisation.
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This second volume contains contains annex 4-6 on Data and instruments; Comparator agency study; and Methodology and analytical framework.
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This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations from a study into the reasons why grants supported by the Norwegian Aid Administration are proving difficult to evaluate and therefore why it is hard to judge how successful Norway’s aid programme is. The first document includes annex 1-3; Terms of Reference, list of persons consulted and a table summarising findings, conclusions and recommendations.
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This survey aimed to assess overall satisfaction levels and progress with regards to KOICA’s official development assistance programmes and projects from the perspective of aid beneficiaries. Target groups consisted of ministry-level coordination agencies, lower-level coordination agencies,invited trainees of beneficiary countries and volunteer agencies.
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Lessons from Australian aid is the first annual report produced by the Office of Development Effectiveness and overseen by the Independent Evaluation Committee. It provides an independent perspective on the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian aid program.
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The Australian Agency for International Development Annual Report 2012–13 reports on the agency’s performance against the outcomes and programs framework, as outlined in the Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio Budget Statements 2012–13—Australian Agency for International Development: agency resources and planned performance.
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This annual report, provides an overview of ODA evaluation trends in Japan and the international community. It introduces the outline of evaluation results conducted in fiscal year 2012 by MOFA, related government ministries and agencies, and JICA, respectively. Chapter 3 contains follow-ups on ODA evaluation results by MOFA in FY2011.