The evaluation was conducted internally by the IMF in consultation with DFID. EDDI is a five-year project implemented by the IMF to improve macroeconomic statistics in 25 African countries. The mid-point of a five-year project is an appropriate time for all stakeholders of the project to step back and take stock of what has been accomplished in the first half of the project, what has gone well, what aspects have been disappointing.
The two objectives of the external evaluation were to assess the impacts of ECA’s sub-programme interventions in strengthening/enhancing capacities of Member States (MS), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the African Union and its Secretariat and to assess the extent to which the successful results/impacts of ECA’s sub-programmes can be attributed to the Joint Financing Arrangement (JFA) mechanism.
The objective of this report is to undertake an “end of term” assessment of the performance of the PFM Reform Strategy 2008 – 2012. In undertaking this assessment exercise,three key benchmark reports have been used to provide a base position: GoR PFM Reform Strategy (2008-2012), the Public Financial Management Reform Strategy (PFMRS) Mid Term Review, published in May 2011 and The PEFA Report of 2010.
This report summarizes the work of the independent evaluation of lessons learned from the Delivering as One (DaO) pilot countries. The Delivering as One approach emerged from a process of intergovernmental decision-making on the UN system’s operational activities. Triennial comprehensive policy review resolutions adopted in 2001, 2004 and 2007 called for a strengthening of the UN development system.
The ICAI report says that these countries the UK has succeeded in boosting enrolment substantially but ICAI raises concerns that the quality of education being provided is so low that it detracts from the development impact.