Corporate-level evaluation on IFAD’s support to innovations for inclusive and sustainable smallholder agriculture

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a corporate-level evaluation on IFAD’s support to innovations for inclusive and sustainable smallholder agriculture.

The main objectives of the evaluation are:

  • to assess the performance of IFAD's support to innovation; and
  • to identify key lessons and areas of improvement for recommendations to enhance IFAD's approach and performance in this area.

These objectives seek to help strengthen the organization’s accountability and learning frameworks with regard to inclusive and sustainable development of smallholder agriculture.

The Approach Paper specifying the evaluation objectives, methodology, process, timelines, and key questions is available at the download button.

LANGUAGES: English

Ecuador Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a country strategy and programme evaluation (CSPE) in the Republic of Ecuador.

The CSPE will assess the results and performance of the partnership between IFAD and the Government of Ecuador since the last country programme evaluation was concluded in 2014.

The main objectives of the CSPE are to:

  • assess the results and performance of the IFAD-financed strategy and programme in Ecuador;
  • generate findings and recommendations for strengthening and enhancing the overall effectiveness of the IFAD programme in Ecuador within the framework of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030; and
  • provide relevant information and knowledge to guide the preparation of the next country strategic opportunities programme.

The Approach Paper specifying the evaluation objectives, methodology, process, timelines, and key questions is available at the Download button.

LANGUAGES: English

Evaluation syntheses on community-based rural development

IOE produces evaluation syntheses on selected topics, such as gender, rural youth, fisheries and middle-income countries. The aim is to facilitate learning and wider use of evaluation findings by identifying and capturing accumulated knowledge on common themes and findings across a variety of situations.

Synthesizing existing evaluation material together with latest research thinking allows evaluation evidence to be fed into the decision- making process in an effective way.

The Concept Note specifying the evaluation objectives, methodology, process, timelines, and key questions will be made available soon.

LANGUAGES: English
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