Agricultural services support project in Botswana

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a project performance evaluation (PPE) of the Agricultural services support project in Botswana. The PPE will assess the performance of the IFAD project; and generate findings and recommendations for the design and implementation of ongoing and future operations in Botswana.

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

LANGUAGES: English

Ardahan-Kars-Artvin Development Project in Turkey

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a project performance evaluation (PPE) of the Ardahan-Kars-Artvin development project in Turkey. The PPE will assess the performance of the IFAD project; and generate findings and recommendations for the design and implementation of ongoing and future operations in Turkey.

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

LANGUAGES: English

Hunan agricultural and rural infrastructure improvement project in China

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a project performance evaluation (PPE) of the Hunan agricultural and rural infrastructure improvement project in China. The PPE will assess the performance of the IFAD project; and generate findings and recommendations for the design and implementation of ongoing and future operations in China.

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

LANGUAGES: English

Impact Evaluation of the community-based integrated natural resources management project in Ethiopia

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD undertakes one Impact Evaluation (IE) every year. Given their scope, the Impact Evaluations rely on extensive data collection and data analysis methods in order to gather attributable evidence on the effects of a project and its beneficiaries.

The project selected for the Impact Evaluation is the Community-based Integrated Natural Resources Management Project (CBINReMP) in Ethiopia.  

Overall the goal of the IE is to produce robust estimates of both direct and indirect impacts of CBINReMP on various natural resource and environment management domains and most importantly livelihood domains.

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

LANGUAGES: English

Tejaswini Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Rural Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a Project Performance Evaluation (PPE) of the IFAD-financed Tejaswini Women’s Empowerment Programme in India. Tejaswini was implemented in in the States of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh between 2007 and 2017. The main objectives of the PPE are to: Provide independent assessment of the results achieved by the project and to generate findings and recommendations for the design and implementation of ongoing and future operations in the country.

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

Sierra Leone Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a country strategy and programme evaluation (CSPE) in Sierra Leone. This is the first country programme evaluation conducted by IOE in Sierra Leone. The main objectives of this CSPE are to:

  • assess the results and performance of two country strategic opportunity programmes (COSOP)–COSOP 2003 and COSOP 2010 – covering the period from 2003 until present.
  • identify the factors that contributed to the achievement of strategic objectives and results, including the management of project activities by IFAD and the Government.
  • generate findings and recommendations for the upcoming COSOP to be prepared in 2020.

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

LANGUAGES: English

Small-scale Irrigation Development Project in Haiti

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a project performance evaluation (PPE) of the Small-scale Irrigation Development Project in Haiti. The PPE will assess the performance of the IFAD project; and generate findings and recommendations for the design and implementation of ongoing and future operations in Haiti.

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

LANGUAGES: French

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

Evaluation synthesis on community-driven development in IFAD-supported projects

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking an evaluation synthesis on community-driven development in IFAD-supported projects.

IOE's evaluation synthesis reports have the primary goal of learning from experiences and practices, based on evidence from independent evaluation.

The specific objectives of this evaluation are to consolidate the available evidence on achievements and challenges of community-driven development/community-based development operations in IFAD; to identify good practices and review their relevance for future IFAD operations, and to draw general lessons that are relevant in the context of the Agenda 2030.

 

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

LANGUAGES: English

Nepal Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) is undertaking a country strategy and programme evaluation (CSPE) in Nepal. The main objectives of this CSPE are to:

  • assess the results and performance of the IFAD-financed strategy and programmes in Nepal; and
  • generate findings and recommendations for the future partnership between IFAD and Nepal for enhanced development effectiveness and rural poverty eradication.

The findings, lessons and recommendations from this CSPE will inform the preparation of the new COSOP in 2020. The 2019 CSPE also provides an opportunity to

  • review the extent to which the recommendations of the 2012 CPE have been followed up, and
  • assess the extent to which programme performance has improved as a result of enhanced strategic focus and cohesion.

The evaluation will follow the overall guidance of the IFAD Evaluation Manual of 2015.

The CSPE will assess the results and performance of the activities conducted since 2013, that is after the conclusion of the previous Country Programme Evaluation and since the approval of the current COSOP.

The CSPE will cover the full range of IFAD support to Nepal, including:

  • the lending portfolio results;
  • non-lending activities (knowledge management, partnership-building, and country-level policy engagement), including grants;
  • the performance of the main partners (the Government and IFAD);
  • country programme management and strategic performance (COSOP). 

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

LANGUAGES: English
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