Ethiopia

Wild Edible Plants (WEP) Study in South Gondar

The principal objective of this study was to investigate the contemporary role and importance of WEPs in the diets of PLWs & under two children and to Collect, document, prioritize and publicize the nutrition contribution of selected WEPs in CARE Ethiopia project areas of South Gondar. [105 pages] Read More...

Impact Evaluation Report of Nutrition at the Center (N@C) Project

The primary objective of this impact evaluation was to assess the impact of N@C intervention on nutrition outcomes among women of reproductive age group (15-49years) and children under two years old. In addition to this primary evaluation objective, this evaluation had other secondary objectives which include the following: 1. Assessing the impact of N@C interventions on food security and access to nutritious foods 2. Assessing the impact of N@C interventions on access to and utilization of health services 3. Assessing the impact of N@C interventions on core WHO infant and young child feeding (IYCF) indicators among children 0-23 months of age 4. Assessing the impact of N@C intervention on water, sanitation and hygiene practices, and 5. Assessing the impact of N@C intervention on women’s empowerment Read More...

POWER Africa Midterm Evaluation

A reflective, formative Mid-term Evaluation (MTE) of the Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa (POWER)/Promoting Opportunities for Financial Inclusion project in Rwanda (PROFIR) Program, commissioned by CARE Canada and the MasterCard Foundation (MCF), was implemented over a period of six months, from January to June 2016. The central objective of this evaluation was to “comprehensively and systematically summarize strategic learning and results that POWER has generated thus far in order to facilitate reflection on program achievements and challenges”. [154 pages] Read More...

Food Sufficiency For Farmers Summative Evaluation

The Canadian support for the Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) project will come to an end on October 31, 2018, and now it is the interest of the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to commission this summative evaluation for the purpose of:
• Identifying best practices and approaches that can be built on to inform improvements to the implementation of the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) livelihood components; and
• Informing areas where the FSF project has achieved its results and the level of sustainability of the project results.
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Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME) Endline Survey Report

Beginning in 2012, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a 5-year project, named the Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME), to increase vulnerable communities’ resilience to climate change and reduce hunger and poverty. This endline report presents findings on whether PRIME achieved its overall objective in the Afar, Oromiya and Somali woredas where it was implemented. It also recommends further investigations prior to developing additional interventions (e.g. PRIME Phase Two), and considerations for defining any future monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan. [64 pages] Read More...

Livelihoods for Resilience Labor Assessment

This 59 page labor market assessment shows the findings and planning for the Livelihoods for Resilience Activity's primary and secondary assessment of the demand for off-farm wage employment. The three main sectors in the formal Ethiopian economy that offer the most opportunity for wage employment for youth are Construction, Light Manufacturing, and the Services sector. Livelihoods for Resilience is a USAID-funded Feed the Future activity. Read More...

Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) Program Baseline

CARE is currently implementing the Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) program, with funding provided by Global Affairs Canada, in the East Hararghe and West Hararghe Zones of Oromia Region (six Woredas in each Zone) and in Afar Region (two Woredas). In total, GROW is being implemented in 164 Kebeles found in 14 Woredas. The goal of the program is to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and boys and girls under 5 years in Ethiopia. This baseline study was conducted to obtain baseline values for the key GROW program areas. Read More...

Abdiboru Project Mini-Assessment Report

Improving adolescent reproductive health and nutrition through structural solutions is a project to be implemented in West Hararghe zone, Oromia, Ethiopia. The project is implemented in four selected woredas of West Hararghe Zone: Chiro, Boke, Mesela and Anchar. It is a five-year project running from October 2015 to September 2020.

Abdiboru project seeks to test a set of interventions, including social norms and structural issues, aimed at improving the reproductive health and nutritional status of adolescent girls; specifically reduction of early marriage, improving educational attainment, gender equitable food allocation, contraception use and empowerment. The intervention target are adolescent girls in the age group 10-14 year. However, adolescent boys, adult male and female community members, parents, husbands, in-laws, school environment, governmental structure, religious leaders and other influential people in their area are also important stakeholders of the project. Read More...

Lowland Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Activity Baseline Report

This baseline survey was carried out for the USAID-funded Lowland WASH Activity in the Afar, Somali and SNNP regions of Ethiopia from April to May 2016. Lowland WASH aims to accelerate the expansion of improved sustainable drinking water supply and sanitation access and to catalyze enhanced hygiene behaviors, while also expanding sustainable water use for agriculture for populations vulnerable to drought and climate change.

The main objectives of the survey are to provide benchmark data to:  Develop an evidence-based strategy and implementation plan for improving WASH coverage, facilities, and management at community level; and  Set the basis for tracking (through future repeat surveys) changes that will be induced by Lowland WASH activities on the ground, and thus monitor the progress and performance of Lowland WASH.
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Women for Women Project Baseline Survey

This 38-page report presents process and results of the H&M/W4W project rapid baseline survey. The report is organized into four sections as introduction, methodology, key findings and conclusion. The introduction section of the report presents the objective of the study and also the context/challenges that poor women experience in the city of Addis Ababa. Section two presents methodology used to acquire information and generate evidence. Section three and four present findings of the study and conclusion. Read More...

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