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Facilitation Guide for an Integrated Evaluation Methodology: Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice

In 2012, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and its local implementing partners launched the Learning for Gender Integration initiative (LGI), an innovative program to address gender inequality in the context of food security. LGI’s goal was to address inequalities to ensure that men and women have equal opportunities to benefit from […] Continue reading

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Midterm Performance Evaluation of the Fistula Care Plus Project: Looking Back and Projecting Forward

Author: Caro, D., Arrowsmith, S. | Publication Date: 2017/02
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The Fistula Care Plus (FC+) Project is a five-year global project supported by the USAID Offices of Population and Reproductive Health, and Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition. The project is designed to prevent, detect, and treat obstetric fistula. The purpose of this evaluation is to identify strengths and weaknesses […] Continue reading

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AgTCA Tajikistan: Agricultural Technology Commercialization Assessment

The adoption of agricultural technologies at scale is essential to improve agricultural production and marketing, farmer income, and food security. Yet the commercialization of new agricultural technologies often faces substantial challenges. A successful strategy to bring agricultural technology to scale must be based on strong practical and theoretical evidence of […] Continue reading

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Gender Impact Assessment of the ASI Sunhara India Project

Author: Caro, D.; Pangare, V.; Manfre C. | Publication Date: 2013
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The Sunhara India Project implemented by Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), with a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, focused on increasing rural household income for 25,000 farmers in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh by facilitating changes in the horticultural value chain. It was designed as a learning project […] Continue reading

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Closing the Gender Asset Gap: Learning from value chain development in Africa and Asia

The past few years have seen a growing interest in strengthening the abilities of smallholder farmers, particularly women farmers, to produce for both home and the market. Although value chain analysis has increasingly come to address gender issues, there has been minimal focus on the intersection between women’s asset endowments […] Continue reading

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Midterm Evaluation of the Fistula Care Project

Fistula Care (FC) assists countries in strengthening the capacity of surgeons and hospitals to provide fistula repair. It also works to help countries increase access to and timely use of emergency obstetrical care; increase understanding about abstract fistula and the steps to prevent it; provide support to women for social […] Continue reading

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Gender Assessment USAID/India

Author: Caro, D.; Green, M.E.; Pangare, V.; Goswami, R. | Publication Date: 2010
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Although gender inequality and rigidly prescribed roles undermine equitable development and social justice, they are largely unchallenged in many settings, and imperceptible to policymakers and the general public. USAID/India has decided to mainstream gender in its strategy as a means of addressing gender inequalities throughout its programs. This gender assessment […] Continue reading

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Evaluation of the Health Services Program (HSP) in Indonesia: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Author: Caro, D.; Fischer, E.; Pratomo, H. | Publication Date: 2008
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The purpose of this review is to provide a forward-focused evaluation of the USAID-funded Health Services Program (HSP) in Indonesia. The evaluation has two principal objectives: 1. To achieve a thorough understanding of the outcomes and results of HSP interventions and the effectiveness of HSP strategies in achieving results in […] Continue reading

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