Development cooperation evaluation reports: Project and programme evaluations - Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Evaluation on Finnfund Special Risk Instrument
KPMG evaluated the EUR 50 million Finnfund Special Risk Instrument (SRI) that was in use between years 2012 and 2015. The evaluation is a requirement for the possible renewal of the SRI. In the SRI the MFA takes part of Finnfund’s investment risk in projects that are risky but at the same time have good development and/or environmental impacts.
Evalution of Finland's support for good governance and human rights NGOs in Nicaragua
The evaluation examines Finland's aid between 2010 and 2012 to Nicaraguan NGOs working on good governance and human rights issues. The evaluation focuses on institutional support for three good governance and human rights organizations, as well as on the Life in Democracy programme composed of multiple actors. The evaluation was conducted by Impact Consulting Oy Ltd (chosen through a competitive bidding process).
Evaluation of Finland´s support to rural development in Nicaragua
Nicaraguassa tehtiin vuoden 2013 alkupuolella kolme evaluaatiota maaseudun kehittämisohjelmista osana Suomen kahdenvälisen yhteistyön päättämistä: PRODEGA -ohjelman jälkikäteen tehty evaluaatio sekä NIFAPRO ja PROPEMCE -ohjelmien loppuevaluaatiot.
Mid-term Evaluation of the SADC Renewable Energy Support Programme
This report presents the findings of a Mid-term Evaluation of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Renewable Energy Support Programme. The aim of the project is to outline options to increase the use of renewable energy in the SADC Region and to provide capacity building for the SADC Secretariat's Energy unit. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland provides technical assistance to the project.
Mid-term Evaluation of the Wider Europe Initiative
This report presents the findings of a mid-term evaluation of the Wider Europe Initiative (WEI), a bilateral development cooperation programme in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia announced by Finland in 2008. The Wider Europe Initiative is being implemented in the following eleven countries: Eastern Europe: Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine South Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
- Evaluations provide impartial information on the achievement of objectives set for development cooperation. Evaluations are conducted in order to learn from successes and setbacks, and the lessons learned are used for developing future cooperation.
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- The Ministry for Foreign Affairs conducts two kinds of evaluations based on the size of evaluations and on the party responsible for the implementation: decentralised (= project and programme) and centralised (= comprehensive) evaluations.
- Project and programme evaluations assess individual projects and programmes. They are carried out by the units and embassies responsible for projects' implementation.
- Comprehensive evaluations focus on larger entities, such as policies, strategies and instruments, and they are conducted by the Development Evaluation Unit (EVA-11).