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Evaluation

USAID Title II Multi‐Year Assistance Program Health and Livelihoods Initiative in Ghor - End of Project Evaluation

In July 2011, World Vision Afghanistan (hereinafter WVA) and Nara Ghazarian (hereinafter the Consultant) signed a Vendor Agreement, for the purpose of conducting Final Evaluation (FE) of the Multi Year Assistance Program (MYAP). This Final Evaluation (FE) Report follows the “Deliverables” under the Statement of Work. It is structured to respond to the four main areas requested in the SOW: the MYAP Design, Implementation, Sustainability and Impact.

Evaluation

The Agribusiness and Market Support Activity - Final Evaluation

The objective of the AMARTA project was to improve the quality and quantity of commodities produced within selected value chains and establish strong and transparent linkage between producers and other stakeholders, resulting in enhanced knowledge, greater access to appropriate technology, improved access to markets and improved incomesi.

Evaluation

The Haiti Title II Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP) Final Evaluation Report

For several decades, the U.S. Government, in collaboration with several international private volunteer organizations (PVOs), has supported a number of food security projects in Haiti using U.S. Public Law 480 Title II resources with a view to improving food security throughout the country. The strategic objectives of the most recent Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAPs) in Haiti, as stated by USAID in 2007, are: Improved Nutritional and Health Status of Targeted Vulnerable Groups, and Improved Productive and Profitable Livelihoods for Vulnerable Groups.

Evaluation

Economic Development for a Sustainable Environment (DEED) - Performance Evaluation Final Report

This is a performance evaluation for the DEED (Développement Economique pour un Environnement Durable) project implemented in the Montrouis (January 2008-January 2011) and Limbé (January 2008-November 2012) watersheds. The evaluation is directed at addressing DEED effectiveness and providing recommendations that can guide informed decisions in terms of designing and implementing environmental and agricultural projects in Haiti. 

Evaluation

Final Evaluation of the Agricultural Innovation Partnership Project

The Agricultural Innovation Partnership (AIP) was initiated in 2011 with the goal of improving the livelihoods of rural populations through several education-related activities to create technical innovations, teaching capacity, and develop extension links within Indian higher educational institutions. These innovations were intended to diversify agricultural productivity and strengthen rural development to be more responsive to local market demands. At the time of the evaluation, the project was in the fourth year of implementation and was coming to a close.

Evaluation

Mid-Term Evaluation for Health, Agriculture and Nutrition Development for Sustainability (HANDS)

The Health, Agriculture and Nutrition Development for Sustainability (HANDS) program commenced in June 2010. HANDS operates in seven districts in Grand Gedeh County and ten districts in River Gee County, both situated in the southeastern part of Liberia. The MTE team held extensive interviews with stakeholders at all levels using a range of tools including in-depth interviews with 859 beneficiary households.

Report

Liberian Agricultural Upgrading, Nutrition and Child Health (LAUNCH) Baseline Report

In June 2010, ACDI/VOCA, signed a cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to finance a five-year Multi Year Assistance Program (MYAP) entitled Liberian Agricultural Upgrading, Nutrition and Child Health (LAUNCH). Project Concern International (PCI), John Snow Incorporated (JSI), and Making Cents International (MCI), are subrecipients to ACDI/VOCA and are responsible for critical elements of the program.

Evaluation

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of the USAID West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program (WA-WASH)

This report presents results of the Mid-Term Evaluation (MTE) of the ongoing (2011-2015) USAID West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (USAID WA-WASH) Program funded by USAID/West Africa (USAID/WA). The program is being implemented in three countries in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Ghana and Niger). This evaluation was conducted during the period of September-October 2014 by a team of experts that was assembled by GIMPA Consultancy Services (GCS) located at Greenhill near Legon in Accra, Ghana.

Evaluation

Evaluation Report for Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites (MARKETS)

USAID/Nigeria’s Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites (MARKETS) was a multi-faceted six and a half-year pilot program designed to strengthen agricultural competitiveness and food security in Nigeria. The program began in 2005 with a budget of $24 million which later increased to $51.6 million by the time the project closed in December 2010; after which the project was extended for 16 months (January 2011 through April 2012) with an additional $9.5 million through the Bridge to MARKETS II (BtM2) project.

Evaluation

USAID/Mozambique Strengthening Communities Through Integrated Programming Zambézia Performance Evaluation

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Mozambique currently funds two consortia to implement Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) activities that focus on integrating health, HIV/AIDS, agriculture, nutrition, water and sanitation service delivery to communities in Zambézia and Nampula. The objectives of this mid-term evaluation were two-fold: 1. Assess the effectiveness of integration as a model for service delivery by SCIP; and 2.