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The End Child Marriage Programme is well-received both by communities and government. In many cases, its progress towards outputs, has outreached milestones and targets. In spite of these successes, some changes to the programme approach and logframe are needed if outcomes and impacts are to be reached and sustained. The current programme results framework does not represent some vital areas of the programme work.
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Overall, the Research Programme Consortia are an excellent funding modality for integrated and programmatic research – particularly the length and relative flexibility of funding. The evaluation finds that the consortium structure and programme is highly effective. This is now a mature and internationally respected funding modality for development research.
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The overall aim of this evaluation was to refine and test a more elaborate Theory of Change, and look at the quality of the evaluations. An assessment was made as to whether 3DE, as a pilot model, has been successful in supporting and increasing evidence-based policy-making and in building the capacity and changing the behaviour of Ministry staff in terms of them demanding and using evidence.
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The Médecins Sans Frontières delivers operational research courses focusing on practical aspects and learning-by-doing. 79% of the participants report that the course they took was ‘very useful’; 15% report that it was ‘quite useful’. Trained participants increased their knowledge, and their skills and engagement in supervising research team members, collecting safe and ethical data, and disseminating results.
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The Adaptation Learning Program facilitates community-based adaptation in a selection of climate-vulnerable communities in four countries. The purpose of this final evaluation is to provide qualitative and quantitative evidence of program outcomes against the ALP logframe; and to assess the quality and value of ALP approaches to promote CBA through learning and influence at all levels of the program.
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The report found that despite its failure to address people’s humanitarian needs in a timely manner, the DFID pilot test has proven promising, to many extents. There were still food shortages that were not the result of the drought at the time of the intervention, and the cash received helped households to deal with these without having to resort to extreme coping strategies.
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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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The overall evaluation results of East AFRITAC’s Phase III are very strong. The Center has built on the foundations of the program’s previous phases and continued to leverage the advantages of the RTAC model to provide technical assistance and training that is of excellent quality, high relevance and strongly owned by its member countries and technical assistance beneficiaries.
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The main objective of this evaluation is to assess “WFD’s effectiveness in contributing towards its intended outcome of making the parliaments and political parties it works with more effective, accountable and representative”. The expected outcome is to “strengthen democracy, stability and good governance, in the emerging/developing democracies and post-conflict countries and fragile states” in which WFD works.
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The evaluation concluded that programme’s relevance is probably the most consistently praised aspect of SARRAH’s performance. The average weighted relevance score of SARRAH work-streams is 3.7 on a scale of 1 to 4. All work-streams have scored 3 or 4 against the relevance criterion.