• 31-May-2013

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    Evaluation of the Private Sector Development - Austrian Development Cooperation

    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.

  • 23-May-2013

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    DFID’s Use of Contractors to Deliver Aid Programmes

    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.

  • 1-March-2013

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    Evaluation of the European Union’s Support to Private Sector Development in Third Countries

    Commissioned by the Evaluation Unit in the Directorate-General, Development and Cooperation of the European Commission, it assesses European Union’s support to private sector development (PSD), aims at providing an overall independent assessment of the EU’s past and current cooperation for PSD and at identifying key lessons with a view to improving its strategies and programmes. It covers the five OECD-DAC evaluation criteria.

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  • 1-March-2013

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    Evaluation of the European Union’s Support to Private Sector Development in Third Countries - Annexes 4 to 10

    Commissioned by the Evaluation Unit in the Directorate-General, Development and Cooperation of the European Commission, it assesses European Union’s support to private sector development (PSD), aims at providing an overall independent assessment of the EU’s past and current cooperation for PSD and at identifying key lessons with a view to improving its strategies and programmes. It covers the five OECD-DAC evaluation criteria.

  • 1-March-2013

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    Evaluation of the European Union’s Support to Private Sector Development in Third Countries - Annex 3

    Commissioned by the Evaluation Unit in the Directorate-General, Development and Cooperation of the European Commission, it assesses European Union’s support to private sector development (PSD), aims at providing an overall independent assessment of the EU’s past and current cooperation for PSD and at identifying key lessons with a view to improving its strategies and programmes. It covers the five OECD-DAC evaluation criteria.

  • 12-February-2013

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    Évaluation de la Société Belge d’Investissement pour les Pays en Développement

    L'évaluation recommande de reconfirmer le rôle de BIO comme acteur important du développement du secteur privé en tant que maillon de la coopération au développement belge.

  • 30-September-2012

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    EBRD – Italy Western Balkans Local Enterprise Facility (LEF) - (Western Balkans)

    This study examines the extent to which LEF (Local Enterprise Facility) fulfills its objectives. The framework was found to match the Bank’s regional approach and country strategy priorities. Several recommendations were made including: to target higher level transition impact, avoid overlap with partner institutions, and to articulate the objectives and approach to new countries into the framework.

  • 3-September-2012

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    Youth Employment Programs An Evaluation of World Bank and IFC Support

    This is the first IEG evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support to countries trying to address youth employment issues. The evaluation makes two recommendations: (i) apply an evidence-based approach to youth employment operations, and (ii) at the country level, take a strategic approach to youth employment by addressing the issue comprehensively, working across World Bank Group teams, with governments and other donors.

  • 24-May-2012

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    Facility for New Market Development (FNMD) to Strengthen the Private Sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    An independent evaluation was carried out on behalf of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the Palestinian Facility for New Market Development (FNMD). Taking place in March/April 2012, it assessed the project’s effectiveness, its impact on grantee firms and its value for money. Its recommendations were to feed into a new private sector development project to be co-financed by DFID, the World Bank and the EU.

  • 29-February-2012

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    Internet Information Network Expansion (Info-Bahan) Project

    The project was deemed a success as a result of assessment according to five evaluation criteria: relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability. It was ‘highly relevant’ to Bangladesh’s national development strategies, ICT sector development strategy and EDCF’s assistance strategy. The degree of efficiency was measured against project duration, costs, coverage and management of the project and it was rated efficient.

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