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The evaluation examines the importance of conflict and conflict dynamics in the targeted areas. Conflicts in Lower and Middle Shabelle continue to evolve. Most conflicts relate to resources and land disputes between clans, as well as disputes over the right to resources. These dynamics are analysed carefully and show how important these factors are to consider when selecting beneficiaries and when analysing the logic of the programme.
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The objectives of the evaluation were to assess the relevance of FAC’s policy research and communication work to agricultural policy in Africa; document lessons from FAC; make recommendations and assess FAC’s performance with respect to the achievement of logframe indicators.
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SARID (Sustainable Agriculture Research for International Development) was a successful programme. It produced high quality science; there was more movement towards developmental impact in some projects than expected; and participants themselves, both scientists and stakeholders, viewed it as successful and well-run. It provided a unique opportunity to link fundamental research through to its application in developing countries.
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An objective assessment of the extent to which ten programmes have delivered the agreed outputs of the strategy, the identification of components which have made, or have strong potential to make an impact on poverty, and the lessons from programme and project cycle management.