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This independent evaluation of the Swiss Development Finance Institution has been a complex undertaking, and for the State Secretariat for Economics Affairs, a novel and unique evaluation: It is the first time that the developments effects of Switzerland’s Development Finance Institution have been assessed in such a comprehensive manner whilst at the same time the evaluation exercise faced important methodological challenges.
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This is the Annual Report 2012 of the Swiss International Cooperation (SECO)
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The evaluation found that SDC is well positioned to work in fragile states and can play a valuable role in the wider international system. To achieve this potential, SDC needs to become more flexible and needs to compliment its technical efforts with political positioning.
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This is the report of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Evaluation of the Humanitarian Response to South Central Somalia from 2005 to 2010.
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This independent evaluation reviews a portfolio of ~14 projects supported by SECO since the mid-nineties. The report provides an overview of how SECO interventions in the partner countries have contributed to financial sector stability as well as sustained economic development.
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This meta evaluation reviews the role and effectiveness of SECO interventions and assesses 19 SECO financed projects of the past ten years and provides an overview of how SECO interventions in the partner countries have contributed to an improvement of frame conditions for the private sector.
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This document is an up-date of SDC's Evaluation 2010 - 2012. It is a compilation of SDC's evaluation activities for the past, ongoing and coming year.
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SDC assessed its response in crisis situations. The evaluation considered the Emergency Relief and covered the different results of bilateral and multilateral projects, programmes, contributions financed or co-financed by SDC’s funds.
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The report presents the findings of an external evaluation of SDC's Cooperation’s Vocational Skills Development activities. The evaluation portfolio covered 10 projects and programmes in 9 countries (Albania, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Mali, Moldova, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru).
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This year’s Effectiveness Report examines the performance of Switzerland’s Economic Cooperation and Development in implementing its aid activities (Part I) and, for the first time, it focuses more thoroughly on a specific topic, namely the sustainability of its projects (Part II).