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The evaluation was carried out at the end of 2008 and early 2009 by a team of independent consultants, covering separately five sets of issues: the roles of the states and civil society, livelihoods and poverty, social relations, disaster risk mitigation, and capacity building.
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A ripple in development? Document review Annotated bibliography prepared for the joint follow-up evaluation of the links between relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD) in responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami
This report summarises the document review for the Joint Follow-up Evaluation of the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition – Second Study on Linking Relief Rehabilitation and Development (TEC LRRD 2). It is not an evaluative document but merely an overview of the available documentary sources.
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Mainstreaming the Environment Does Sida Conceptualize Poverty-Environment Linkages in Accordance with the Global Norm?
The failure to properly recognise the linkages between the environment and poverty reduction has previously been put forward as a critical shortcoming in Swedish development cooperation as well as in development cooperation in general.
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By studying inter-nal investment documents, by interviewing Swedfund staff and with the help of a questionnaire to Swedfund’s portfolio companies in developing countries, this evaluation tries to assess to what extent Swedfund have fulfilled the goals laid down for the organisation.
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It is more important to discuss complementarities between aid modalities as well as why they are chosen. Especially since donors rarely have a coherent approach to their ODA in a particular country, and a lack of strategies in relation to other donors and the partner governments.
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This study attempts to add a piece to the aid effectiveness puzzle by evaluating aid effectiveness in a production theory context. The first step is then to establish how well a country is using its resources.
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Have the conditions for organisational learning at Sida improved over the past two decades? SADEV presents a set of recommendations, such as allocating more time to every day learning, introducing a mentoring system and improving the exchange of information and knowledge between headquarters and field offices.
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Information about the consequences of our recent actions should guide our decisions about future actions.
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In this study an external team of evaluation specialists takes a searching look at the quality of a sample of evaluation reports commissioned by Sida line departments and Swedish embassies in countries where Sweden is engaged in development co-operation.
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This is a report from an evaluation of the management of donor exits from partner countries and related transformations of aid relationships, an important aspect of development cooperation that has so far not received much attention in evaluations.