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The overall purpose of the evaluation was learning from the support to business advocacy in Ghana in order to draw lessons for future support there and for similar programmes in other countries. It is expected that the findings of the evaluation will provide an input to the preparation of the next phase of Danish support to private sector development in Ghana.
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The overall objective of the B2B Programme was to contribute to poverty reduction by promoting economic growth and social development in developing countries.The Evaluation of the B2B Programme has the dual purpose of assessing and documenting the B2B Programme as well as providing lessons for future implementation of Danida Business Partnerships.
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Private sector development became an increasingly central focus of Dutch development policy from 2010 onwards. The international literature about bottlenecks in private sector development states the importance of a stimulating investment climate for the private sector. But what is known about the results of the Dutch policy? This policy review is looking into the results of the Dutch development policy on private sector development.
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In recent years, there has been a loss of interest in the Program and a general decline in demand for CIDA-INC support from Canadian companies. The evaluation points to several factors explaining this decline including: a strong North American economy, the evolving developmental priorities of CIDA and the reduction in the number of emerging countries eligible for CIDA-INC funding.
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This evaluation process fully involved key partner institutions in the Caribbean, such as the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Caribbean Development Bank, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat, selected governments, NGOs, and international development partners. The evaluation work was carried out between July and December 2003.
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Evaluation of the “Children and Youth in Africa (CHYAO) Trust Fund – Sierra Leone. The overall objective of the projects was the promotion of youth employment in compliance with country needs.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Directorate for Development Cooperation, Office IX, has promoted the realization of an independent evaluation of three aid credit projects aimed at facilitating access to long-term credit for small and medium enterprises in Tunisia, Egypt and Palestine.
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) focuses on creating social and environmental value in addition to economic performance: people, planet and profit (or Triple P). Public authorities are increasingly supporting companies that choose to do so. What has become of the Dutch government’s efforts to influence the way companies approach CSR in developing countries? No overarching evaluation of that policy is available.
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The Private Sector Development policy framework has been a key theme for the Austrian Development Cooperation since the establishment of ADA in 2004. ADC’s 3-year programs have all stressed that economic development is as a prerequisite for long-term poverty reduction and that investments, including foreign direct investments, are key mechanisms for creating jobs and government revenues through taxes.
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DFID uses private sector contractors to assist in delivering aid, accounting for 9% of its aid expenditure in 2011-12. Their roles range from procuring equipment to providing technical advice, to delivering programmes. This report focuses on contractor programme delivery, likely to remain an important option for DFID given its increasing budget and focus on fragile and conflict states.