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Evaluation of Dutch support to capacity development: the case of the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy
This one of seven studies is carried out in the context of an extensive evaluation of the impacts of capacity development activities financed through Dutch development organizations.
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In terms of strategies and approaches, the five Swedish projects in Colombia are quite diverse. All of the projects are difficult to assess with respect to fulfilment of objectives, due to the way objectives have been formulated and problems of attribution.
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This report presents the findings of the country study on Ukraine, undertaken as an input to the evaluation of democracy support through Swedish party affiliated organisations (PAOs). The Swedish PAOs have been engaged in cooperation with Ukraine since the mid or late 1990s.
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While it had been envisaged that the operation would lead both to greater engagement in financial sector reform in Egypt, and to a follow-on operation, neither of these transpired.
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How Basic Community Infrastructure Works can Trigger Livelihood Improvements and Good Governance Personal notes on a validated model integrating socio-economic progress and democracy development in poor urban areas
Traditional democracy support only is likely to yield few concrete results. And projects focusing only on concrete – that is, public works – tend to be few and expensive, of questionable quality and often not reflecting priorities within the community.
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The program's overall purpose was to assist the Government of Indonesia to improve the efficiency, transparency and accountability of the national public procurement system.
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The Politics of Poverty: Findings from ten years of DFID-funded research on Governance and Fragile States 2001–2010
To understand development we must understand the politics that shape it. Evidence shows that in order to deliver sustainable international development we must be able to understand and work with its politics.
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While PAOs can potentially make important contributions, the results of the projects studied are found to be very mixed and problems in relation to project design and management have been observed.
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By assessing compliance and organizational aspects the evaluation aims at strength-ened capacity of both Sida and the authorities to achieve development impact in coop-erating countries.
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The goal of Poverty Reduction Support Credits (PRSCs), introduced in early 2001 under World Bank Interim Guidelines, was to help countries implement comprehensive, country-owned development strategies to promote growth, improve social conditions, and reduce poverty.