• 10-December-2015

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    The African Development Bank: Ready to Face the Challenges of a Changing Africa?

    The financial and organizational obstacles described in this report limit the AfDB’s ability to take risks in the interests of development in Africa. Despite the AfDB’s many strengths—African ownership and legitimacy, shareholder support, specialized knowledge of African developmental issues—it is at the moment falling short of its potential to catalyze improvements to the living standards and economic opportunities of Africans.

  • 30-October-2012

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    Nordic influences on Gender Policies and Practices at the World Bank and the African Development Bank: A Case study

    This study has ascertained the usefulness of promoting gender equality through all available mechanisms in each of the two organizations at the appropriate policy level. The different entry points are the Executive Boards, the Board of Governors, the Replenishment negotiations mechanisms, senior management levels and operational managers at headquarters and in the field.

  • 13-September-2011

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    Preparations prior to decision on Swedish multi-bi financing

    The evaluation identifies areas where there is potential to improve and leaves recommendations for improvement and it aims at contributing to increased learning within affected areas of the Foreign Service.

  • 14-June-2010

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    Evaluation of Sweden's strategy for multilateral development cooperation

    The evaluation assesses whether the Strategy, as expressed in the Government Resolution of April 4th 2007, has contributed – or can be expected to contribute - to quality assurance and effectiveness in multilateral development cooperation.

  • 21-October-2009

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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.

  • 20-October-2009

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    IFAD’s Management Response System

    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.