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In 1999 Sida decided to institute a formal response system for its evaluations, in part inspired by a similar arrangement for the internal audit function at Sida. The overall purpose of the system is to ascertain that fi ndings, conclusions and recommendations from Sida evaluations are given due consideration and are acted on. In 1999 a management response (MRE) system was introduced at Sida with the purpose to promote learning and
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Development of Institutions is Created from the Inside - Lessons Learned from Consultants’ Experiences of Supporting Formal and Informal Rules
What have we learned from the experience of supporting the development of institutions – formal and informal rules – within the framework of Swedish development cooperation?The aim of this evaluation was to identify lessons learned that could be of use to actors within development cooperation.
Swedish, , 812kb
Institutionsutveckling skapas inifrån - Lärdomar från konsulters erfarenheter av stöd till formella och informella regler
What have we learned from the experience of supporting the development of institutions – formal and informal rules – within the framework of Swedish development cooperation? What has worked well and what has not worked? From what aspects, for whom, under what circumstances – and why? These questions were posed to a group of experienced consultants at two seminars in the summer of 2005. The aim was to try to identify lessons learned
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Humanitarian and Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, 2001 - 2005: From Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom; A Joint Evaluation
A Joint Evaluation by Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom
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This report describes and analyses Sida’s actions in relation to the Tsunami disaster in December2004.It draws upon the growing literature on public organizations in crises, and uses the Tsunami disaster as a test case for core organizational functions to crisis management and mitigation capacity.
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In 2003, the Department for Evaluation and Internal Audit (UTV) at Sida decided to make an independent evaluation of the IAPs (integrated Area Programmes).
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In 1999, Sida and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs published: “Investing for Future Generations, Sweden’s International Response to HIV/AIDS”. Five years later, Sida/UTV commissioned an evaluation to assess implementation of this strategy in Sida.
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Support to Internally Displaced Persons - Learning from Evaluations. Synthesis Report of a Joint Evaluation Programme
Efforts to improve the institutional arrangements in relation to IDPs (principally within the UN) have been taking place within the context of wider efforts to improve coordination in humanitarian operations.
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This evaluation addresses the question on how support to culture and the media can be linked to efforts to reduce poverty, and it assesses the relevance of Sidas present policy and practice in the field of culture and the media...
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It is a recurrent complain that contrary to policy the recipient countries do not readily assume ownership of project evaluation, but often seen them as a burden rather than as a useful tool. The changing modalities of development co-operation, with a growing share of aid transfers being channelled through multi-donor budget and sector support programmes are also a challenge to the conventional practice of evaluation. The paper