Evaluations & technical assistance

Evaluations list

The scale and breadth of DARA’s field research and evaluation work gives the organisation an unparalleled overview of what works well and what does not in aid – based on direct experience and evidence from the field:

Mid-term evaluation of the Project “Improving living standards through secured housing in underprivileged villages in Namibia”

This project served to provide support to the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) for the construction of 180 new homes and the provision of basic services for a total of 500 homes in 8 settlements. The project focused on three regions in Namibia (Windhoek [...] Read more...

Mid-term evaluation of the Movimiento por la Paz, el Desarme y la Libertad (MDPL) projects in Morocco

DARA undertook the mid-term evaluation of all MPDL projects and activities in Morocco. For this purpose, the Technical Assistance team analysed the number and the typology of the projects that MPDL implements in the country, and defined a representative sample [...] Read more...

Evaluation of Humanitarian Aid Programmes and Aid Strategy in favour of Western Sahara refugees

In 1987, AECI started its intervention in the Saharawi refugee camps. Since the early days, AECI’s aid strategy has focused on food security and overall humanitarian assistance to the affected population. In the AECI’s year plan 2005-08, Spanish ODA will mostly [...] Read more...

Technical Assistance to the Organising Committee of the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security

One year after the Madrid bombs, the Club of Madrid organised a unique conference, the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security. Its purpose was to build a common agenda on how the community of democratic nations can most effectively confront [...] Read more...

Workshops on Aid Harmonisation and Conflict Prevention in Burkina Faso. Elaboration of the Study “Towards a new Era in Development Aid: Building Effective Institutional Infrastructure in LCDs”

As part of UNDP’s Workshop on aid management tools, DARA reviewed the performance of the DAD database in Afghanistan and other applications such as DCAS, UNICEF’s, DevInfo, and the Egyptian Government’s DECODE. The Secretariat of Development Policy and [...] Read more...

Assessment of the Humanitarian Situation in Sudan, and the Consequences of Inaction for the Conflict Affected Population in Darfur

The assessment study: “Sudan: an unbearable indifference” was commissioned by FRIDE .The report included an assessment of the humanitarian situation in Sudan, and the consequences of inaction for the conflict affected population in Darfur. The report analysed [...] Read more...

Security and Defence Reform in Serbia and Montenegro

The program aimed to encourage and support senior elected officials and other civilian and military leaders in Serbia-Montenegro committed to undertaking critical reform issues. The Club of Madrid brought together experienced international leaders from among the [...] Read more...