Ethiopia

GRAD Project Final Performance Evaluation

The performance evaluation of Graduation with Resilience to Achieve Sustainable Development (GRAD) Activity assessed the activity’s results at higher and intermediate levels, the extent to which the activity met its goals, the overall effectiveness of partnerships and identified the strengths and challenges in implementation. Six evaluation questions were investigated to assess the: (1) Technical areas of GRAD, which have and have not exhibited sizable results; (2) Extent of beneficiary households’ asset and income changes over the life-of-the activity; (3) Extent of households’ resiliency improvement during periods of shock; (4) Level of GRAD partners’ influence in the beneficiary households’ graduation process; (5) Extent of the activity’s contribution to gender equity and women empowerment; and (6) Effectiveness of GRAD’s collaboration/complementarity with other feed the future activities. [138 pages]
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Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) Mebkat Project & Berchi – Be Strong! Project Baseline Report

237-page baseline evaluation- CARE International in Ethiopia implemented a combined baseline exercise for two projects being implemented in the same geographic area with similar strategies targeting graduation of chronically food insecure households from the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia's (GFDRE) Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) . The Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) - Mebkat Project to be implemented in eleven Woredas in the three zones of South Gondar, East Hararghe and West Hararghe has a strategy to build household and institutional capabilities to enable target households to undertake activities to increase incomes and be able to cope with livelihood threats. The Berchi - Be Strong! Project to be implemented in two Woredas in South Gondar Zone has a strategy to empower chronically food insecure women to have better access to and control over resources while also participating more effectively in household and community-level decision-making. Read More...

Abdiboru Project Baseline Qualitative Study

Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health and Nutrition through Structural Solutions in West Hararghe Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia (Abdiboru Project) is funded by Bill and Melinda GatesFoundation and implemented by CARE/ Ethiopia. The project is a 5-year (2016 – 2020) intervention initiative focusing on girls aged 10-14. The project aims at empowering adolescent girls through applying improved individual level and structural level social interventions that are likely to improve the reproductive health, nutrition and education attainment of adolescent girls. The ultimate aim is to establish a cost effective model that can be applied at scale. In order to achieve this goal, the project focuses on ensuring adolescent girls have the agency to control decisions that affect their own lives and influence the local, regional and national development agenda, improving the accountability and support to adolescent girls of the government's local and district health, education and women affairs institution and strengthen social and cultural norms and values that protect and prevent discrimination against adolescent girls. [56 pages] Read More...

Livelihoods for Resilience Activity Gender Analysis

This 71 page report shows findings from the gender analysis and outcome mapping activity in the USAID-funded Feed the Future program Livelihoods for Resilience. The projects aims to reduce food insecurity and help people graduate from the Productive Safety Net Program. It is a follow on to the GRAD project. Read More...

Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) for Africa Narrative Report

This 103 page report for the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) covers an extension period from July 2015 to June 2017. The extension period was funded by UKAid at the Department for International Development and Denmark’s Fund for Climate and Environment for NGOs managed by Civil Society in Development, as well as funds from the Australian Development Agency. The original ALP goal was maintained in the extension period: ‘to increase the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to climate variability and change,’ while the purpose was slightly modified: ‘Community-based adaptation (CBA) approached for vulnerable communities incorporated into development policies and programmes in Ghana, Kenya, and Niger, and replication ongoing in other countries in Africa.’ Read More...

Grad final evaluation report

This 138 page external evaluation highlights findings from Feed the Future (USAID) GRAD program in E... Read More...

Pastoralist Afar Girls’ Education Support Project (PAGES) Final Report

This 84 page document describes the results of the PAGES project Read More...

Afar care pages project final report january 26 2017 with annex final

This 84 page document describes the results of the PAGES project Read More...

Grad 2016 ir assessment

This 106 page report highlights progress against the goals of the USAID-funded GRAD program focusing... Read More...

Berchi end line evaluation final report

This 210 page document describes the results of the Berchi project Read More...

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