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This second independent evaluation of the ADB program in Pakistan (the first was in 2007) covers operations and policy dialogue during 2002–2012. The focus is on the results of two country strategies, one covering 2002–2006 and the other 2009–2013. The evaluation assesses the performance of ADB operations, and provides lessons and recommendations for ADB’s new country partnership strategy (CPS), scheduled for approval in 2014.
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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency(UNRWA)provides support to 4.9 million refugees in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank. The Department for International Development (DFID) is UNRWA's fourth largest donor. This review assesses the impact of DFID’s support on Palestine refugees, the effectiveness of DFID’s engagement with UNRWA and focuses on UNRWA’s provision of support to refugees (except Syria).
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The Emigrant Support Programme (ESP) provides co-funding to not-for-profit organisations and projects engaged in delivering front-line support to welfare needs of Irish communities overseas, nurturing the heritage and identity of such communities, and facilitating the development of more strategic links between Ireland and the global Irish.
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UK Government is committed to providing reasonable assistance to Montserrat and to supporting developments which will reduce aid dependency. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office(FCO) leads and DFID provides financial and development support. This review assesses how the UK Government manages its aid to Montserrat, with a particular focus on DFID’s capital investment projects.
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Improved outcomes for women and children as more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes, have broad benefits. After more than a decade of effort, these goals have proved difficult to attain and are unlikely to be achieved by 2015.
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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.
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Evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme contribution to south-south and triangular cooperation (2008-2011) - Facilitating exchange
South-South cooperation and Triangular Cooperation, which have emerged as vital elements of the global development cooperation architecture, are set to assume greater importance in the future. This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the independent evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s conducted by the UNDP Evaluation Office in 2012.
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The overarching evaluation question examined was: to what extent did the Irish Aid country strategy contribute to the reduction of poverty and inequality in line with the Government of South Africa’s policies and targets?
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The purpose of the Mid-term Review (MTR) of the Austrian Development Cooperation Country Strategy 2010-13 (ADC-CS 10) for Bhutan mandated by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) was to assess the effectiveness of the programme implementation, to formulate recommendations for the last remaining year of the present strategy 2013 and for the future country strategy.
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Nepal is the least-developed country (LDC) in South Asia, with the lowest per-capita income. While the country is working on social and economic development, they are in need of international assistance due to such reasons as harsh geographical conditions. This evaluation targets Japan’s assistance policy for Nepal in general, and in particular analyzes the period from Japanese FY 2006 (April onwards) to the time of this report.