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How green is our development assistance? Thematic evaluation of the Belgian cooperation in the field of environment
This evaluation covers Belgian ODA over the 2002-2012 first environment strategy paper period. The evaluation concludes that the environmental consideration of the Belgian Development Cooperation is giving positive but unquantifiable results. Pressure on the environment of cooperation activities has been reduced and the conditions for sustainable environmental management have been improved.
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L’IOB a évalué dans cette étude l’impact de l’usage des foyers améliorés à des fins domestiques ainsi que pour le brassage de la bière artisanale dans deux villes du Burkina Faso. Si l’impact sur la charge de travail des femmes et sur la santé s’est révélé négligeable, les foyers améliorés permettent en revanche de réduire les dépenses d’énergie et d’économiser chaque année un large volume de bois de chauffe.
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This evaluation is the ex‐post evaluation of KOICA power transmission and distribution projects. It is aimed at analyzing domestic and foreign data related to relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability; and deducing quantitative and qualitative results through questionnaire and a field survey and interviews with stakeholders etc. and providing policy recommendations.
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Ex-Post Evaluation of the Italian Development Cooperation Initiative in Ethiopia, Named "Gilgel Gibe II Hydro-electric Project"
The objectives of the ex-post evaluation of the Gilgel Gibe II project are to provide the Ministry for Foreign Affairs with a consistent and objective evaluation of the results, the foreseen effects and the first impacts of the project and verify whether the project's costs and benefits are influenced by the specific implementation methods used.
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This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the program and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects. Overall, this evaluation assessed the program less than successful.
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IOB evaluated the impact of the use of fuel wood efficient stoves at household and at enterprise level as promoted by the improved cooking stoves programme in Burkina Faso. The results were published in the report Impact Evaluation on Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina Faso.
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Over 500 million households worldwide rely on biomass for daily cooking. Wood energy is also used for small industrial processes. Fuel efficient cooking stoves are seen as low-cost solution to help reduce greenhouse gases, improve indoor air quality, relieve the daily workload of women and to reduce expenditure on energy.
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This performance evaluation report presents the independent evaluation of the Gansu Clean Energy Development Project in the People’s Republic of China. It identifies the lessons from the project which can then be used to assist in the design and implementation of future ADB private sector operations in the region.
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This performance evaluation report assesses ADB’s support to the project as highly successful based on the criteria of development impact and outcome and, from ADB’s side, investment profitability, work quality, and additionality. A lesson from this project and ADB’s wider engagement in Cambodia’s energy sector is long-term sector engagements help facilitate enabling environments, as it has in Cambodia’s energy sector.
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Although this systematic literature review has produced a number of general findings, there is still a great deal of scope for high-quality research into the effects of renewable energy in the development context. There are hardly any impact studies on biogas or pico hydropower and very few studies that monitor the long-term effects of changes in access to energy sources.