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The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) has just published a Brazil Country Programme Evaluation. See

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New video: Annual Report on Results and Impact of IFAD Operations evaluated in 2014 (ARRI 2015)

The 13th edition of the ARRI, the flagship report of the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE), is out and IOE has just produced a short video with the highlights of the report, focusing on the sustainability of benefits of IFAD operations.

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Joint Evaluation Synthesis Report on FAO's and IFAD's engagement in pastoral development

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) and the FAO's Office of Evaluation (OED) have just published a joint Evaluation Synthesis Report on FAO's and IFAD's engagement in pastoral development.

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Evaluation manual: second edition

IOE has just released the second edition of the Evaluation Manual, which contains the core methodology that the IOE uses to conduct its evaluations.

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Post-seminar newsletter

The evaluation offices of FAO, IFAD, WFP and CGIAR have released a joint newsletter regarding the international technical seminar on how to evaluate the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture, which took place on 17-18 November 2015 at IFAD Headquarters, in Rome.

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The Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) conducts evaluations of IFAD-financed policies, strategies and operations to promote accountability and learning. The main purpose is to contribute to improving IFAD's and its partners' performance in reducing rural poverty in recipient countries.

IOE's independent evaluations assess the impact of IFAD-funded activities and give an analysis of successes and shortcomings – to tell it the way it is – as well as identify factors affecting performance.

Based on the key insights and recommendations drawn from evaluation findings, IOE also communicates and shares IFAD’s knowledge and experience in agriculture and rural development with a wider audience.

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