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Independent Evaluation and Strategic Review of the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI)
This independent evaluation focuses on the extent to which the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative is likely to achieve its goals and objectives.
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The main objective of this evaluation is to establish the impact, positive and negative, intended and unintended, of the Protracted Relief Programme II (PRP) (2008-2012) and identify lessons learned to inform future livelihoods programming. The primary audience is DFID but it also speaks to other PRP donors.
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This report relates to the impact of the programme on Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) households after 24 months from the point of targeting. It compares the situation of HSNP and control households at the time of their selection into the programme (baseline), with their situation 24 months later.
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This evaluation validates a number of aspects of the Budget Strengthening Initiative's. It also tests the BSI theory of change against a set of evaluation questions derived from the OECD-DAC evaluation criteria and assesses whether the causal mechanisms are supported by the results achieved to date and whether they accurately capture the BSI model in operation.
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The South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative was established to help improve food and nutrition security in South Asia, home to the largest number of poor people in the world. The initiative particularly sought to address the “South Asia Enigma”: chronic and widespread under-nutrition in South Asia coexisting with sustained rapid economic growth. The
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This report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the International Household Survey Network (IHSN) and the associated Accelerated Data Programme (ADP). The objectives of the evaluation are to assess the impact, and sustainability of both the IHSN and ADP; and to assess the relevance of both programmes in the context of the evolving statistical capacity development agenda.
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The Responsible and Accountable Garment Sector Challenge Fund (RAGS) was designed by DFID to support projects aimed at improving conditions of vulnerable workers in the ready-made garment production sector. RAGS supported 12 projects in four countries, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Lesotho, by providing matching grants to organisations concerned with labour conditions in the garment sector in developing countries.
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The evaluation found that the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) is delivering the Africa Democracy Strengthening programme effectively and that the programme represents a good return on DFID’s investment of funds. The programme has performed well against logframe1 targets and has made a significant contribution to improving the quality of EISA.
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This Rapid Review is designed to provide timely feedback on the appropriateness and effectiveness of the United Kingdom Government’s response. While not a comprehensive assessment, this review aims to draw out key messages from observations and interactions with intended beneficiaries and humanitarian actors to promote learning by DFID and its partners.
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Since 2009/10, there has been a drive within the Department for International Development (DFID)to strengthen the evidence base upon which policy and programme decisions are made. The primary purpose of this review is to inform DFID and the international development evaluation community of the progress made and the challenges and opportunities encountered in embedding evaluation across the organisation.