Peru Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation – National Workshop
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of the Government of Peru and the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) - in collaboration with IFAD’s Latin America and the Caribbean Division co-organized a national workshop for the Peru Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation (CSPE), as a final step in the evaluation process.
The workshop took place in Lima on 6 February 2018 in Lima. Around 75 participants attended the workshop, including representatives from the Government of Peru, IFAD Management and staff (including IOE), multilateral and participants bilateral development organizations, project management staff of IFAD-funded projects and programmes covered by the CSPE, academics and research institutions, private sector and foundations, non-governmental organizations, and selected resource persons.
The objectives of Peru CSPE national workshop were to: discuss the findings and recommendations of the Peru CSPE; provide inputs for the preparation of the evaluation's Agreement at Completion Point (ACP); and
discuss the opportunities and challenges of the IFAD-Government of Peru partnership in the future.
The IFAD delegation from Rome undertook a field visit from 7-8 February to observe activities supported by the IFAD-funded project: Strengthening Local Development in the Highlands and High Rainforest Areas Project. The visit offered the IFAD delegation an opportunity to directly hold discussions with beneficiaries and their groups, project staff, state government officials and others, as well as to see project activities on the ground.
The field visit and workshop were widely covered by the Peruvian media.