• 7-March-2016

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    DFID Syria Crisis Unit, Humanitarian Programme Process Evaluation

    DFID’s management of its response to the Syria crisis could have been considerably better. In 2012 DFID did not have experience of how to operate a response to a challenge like the Syria crisis. It made some poor initial decisions. However, DFID’s Grant allocation appears to work effectively. During 2014 DFID moved the programme onto a more stable footing, with a longer-term focus and more multi-year funding.

  • 4-March-2016

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    SEED II: Exploring the Agricultural Initiatives' Influence on Stability in Somalia

    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.

  • 22-February-2016

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    Cross Cutting Evaluation of DFID’s Approach to Remote Management in Somalia and North-East Kenya

    This evaluation finds that remote programme management (RPM) has become a normal programme management approach in the environments addressed in this evaluation. But, information management and dissemination practices are inconsistent across RPM approaches within DFID. The evaluation highlights the opportunity for DFID to dedicate specific resources to capture RPM best practice and lessons as they emerge in its Kenya/Somalia portfolio.

  • 14-June-2013

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    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and British Council Aid Responses to the Arab Spring

    This evaluation assesses how effectively the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Council responded to the ‘Arab Spring’ through their bilateral aid programmes. Following the wave of democratisation movements that swept the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from late 2010, the UK Government established the Arab Partnership, with £110 million in programme funds over four years.

  • 31-December-2012

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    Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund Impact Assessment.

    DFID conducted an impact assessment to understand how the activities funded by the Darfur Community Peace and Security Fund (DCPSF) are contributing to stabilizing communities in its target areas, especially in relation to the engagement of women and the young. This current impact assessment is commissioned by DFID for its own evaluation purposes and its findings will be shared with other donors contributing to the DCPSF.

  • 23-July-2012

    English, Excel, 454kb

    Evaluation of the Inter-Departmental Conflict Pool

    The ICAI report finds that, while the Conflict Pool has proven effective at supporting worthwhile conflict prevention initiatives and has delivered some useful results, it lacks a clear strategic framework and robust funding model.

  • 24-May-2012

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    Facility for New Market Development (FNMD) to Strengthen the Private Sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    An independent evaluation was carried out on behalf of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the Palestinian Facility for New Market Development (FNMD). Taking place in March/April 2012, it assessed the project’s effectiveness, its impact on grantee firms and its value for money. Its recommendations were to feed into a new private sector development project to be co-financed by DFID, the World Bank and the EU.

  • 30-June-2011

    French, Excel, 170kb

    Joint evaluation of conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Policy Brief (FR)

    The general difficulty is the distance that separates donors from local realities, which this type of approach does not resolve. The projects follow one another, but with very weak links between them, as the programming does not favour sequencing.

  • 30-June-2011

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    Joint evaluation of conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The general difficulty is the distance that separates donors from local realities, which this type of approach does not resolve. The projects follow one another, but with very weak links between them, as the programming does not favour sequencing.

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    The Politics of Poverty: Findings from ten years of DFID-funded research on Governance and Fragile States 2001–2010

    To understand development we must understand the politics that shape it. Evidence shows that in order to deliver sustainable international development we must be able to understand and work with its politics.

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