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Evaluation brief of Sweden's readiness to influence the EC and EU member states in development cooperation
This brief provides highlights of recommendations for Sweden on influencing the European Commission and EU member states.
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Evaluation of Sweden's readiness to influence the EC and EU member states in development cooperation
The evaluation provides recommendations on what can be done to increase the Swedish field offices’ influence on field represen-tatives of other EU member states and the Commission.
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Reaping the Fruits of Evaluation? An evaluation of management response systems within aid organisations
This evaluation’s nine key recommendations are mutually rein-forcing. In order to ensure an effective and relevant management response system, the priorities of an organisation should be taken into account in assessing the relevance and usefulness of each recommendation.
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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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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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Evaluations of Country Strategies - An Overview of Experiences and a Proposal for Shaping Future Country Programme Evaluations
The study summarises experiences from country strategy or country programme evaluations. It looks at the possibility of applying such experiences on Swedish development cooperation in the light of recent changes in aid ideology and practice.
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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