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Strengthening the Results-Orientation in Sweden's Engagement in Multilateral Development Cooperation
This report sets out the findings of an evaluation of UNDP’s evaluation activities at the country level. It draws conclusions about: general evaluation quality; the conduct and use of country office evaluations; and efforts undertaken by UNDP for strengthening evaluation capacities in partner countries.
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This report sets out the findings of an evaluation of the effectiveness and relevance of the management response system at IFAD – known as the “agreement at completion point” system.
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Integrating the Rights Perspective in Programming: Lessons learnt from Swedish-Kenyan development cooperation
The Swedish Embassy has made great strides in developing the capacity to promote the integration of the principles of the rights perspective in programming. However, there remain challenges in further institutionalising and sustaining capacity develop-ment over time.
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The purpose of this evaluation is threefold: 1) to assess the outcome of Sida’s Trade-Related Assistance (TRA);2) to assess the relevance of such assistance; and 3) to assess the appropriateness of Sida’s results information system and of the management of TRA.
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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.