Evaluation of the Support Project to the Eastern Province Rural Development- Nyagatare District Project Phase 1 2006-2008

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Evaluation Plan:
2008-2012, Rwanda
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
10/2010
Completion Date:
10/2009
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title Evaluation of the Support Project to the Eastern Province Rural Development- Nyagatare District Project Phase 1 2006-2008
Atlas Project Number:
Evaluation Plan: 2008-2012, Rwanda
Evaluation Type:Final Project
Status:Completed
Completion Date:10/2009
Planned End Date: 10/2010
Management Response:Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Poverty and MDG
Corporate Outcomes (UNDP Strategic Plan 2008-20013)
  • 1. Policies, strategies and partnerships established to enhance public-private sector collaboration and private sector and market development that benefit the poor and ensure that low-income households and small enterprises have access to a broad range of financial and legal services
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding: UNCDF/UNDP
Joint Programme:No
Mandatory Evaluation:Yes
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Infinity Development Consult , Rwanda Team Leader
GEF Evaluation:No
Key Stakeholders: UNCDF,Ministry of Local Government, Byumba Province
Countries: RWANDA
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 The project organisational structure should be revised, different posts of the staff highlighted and their roles made clear
2 UNDP and the district to consider confirmation of the current acting coordinator
3 Currently available motor vehicle should be used for project administration and coordination and motor cycle to be procured for field work
4 The management committee should hold the meetings every month to ensure project management issues are knows and addressed promptly within a reasonable time period
5 To facilitate both monitoring and evaluation the project should adjust the reporting format to incorporate activities planned, performance indicators
6 The project should consider carrying out another baseline survey in order to get updated baseline data
7 Supply of grid electricity needs to be accelerated and accomplished as soon as possible if ICT is to be used
8 Recruit a permanent staff at the district level responsible for ICT maintenance
9 Increase revenue generation at district level to assure maintenance of ICT equipment
10 District should continue getting close to the farmers to sensitise them on the advantages of storing food at both household and district level
11 Ensure proper management of the Lyabega storage site
1. Recommendation: The project organisational structure should be revised, different posts of the staff highlighted and their roles made clear
Management Response:

Implemented

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation: UNDP and the district to consider confirmation of the current acting coordinator
Management Response:

Coordinator confirmed at Steering Commitee Meeting

Key Actions:

3. Recommendation: Currently available motor vehicle should be used for project administration and coordination and motor cycle to be procured for field work
Management Response:

Implemented

Key Actions:

4. Recommendation: The management committee should hold the meetings every month to ensure project management issues are knows and addressed promptly within a reasonable time period
Management Response:

Committee meetings frequency has been a challenge due to the fact that is in occasions been difficult to get all parties at once

Key Actions:

5. Recommendation: To facilitate both monitoring and evaluation the project should adjust the reporting format to incorporate activities planned, performance indicators
Management Response:

One reporting format adopted and shared with all parties

Key Actions:

6. Recommendation: The project should consider carrying out another baseline survey in order to get updated baseline data
Management Response:

Due to financial constraints this recommendation was not implemented

Key Actions:

7. Recommendation: Supply of grid electricity needs to be accelerated and accomplished as soon as possible if ICT is to be used
Management Response:

Partially implemented

Key Actions:

8. Recommendation: Recruit a permanent staff at the district level responsible for ICT maintenance
Management Response:

Partially implemented. The district has availed a short term staff to follow-up on the ICT issues

Key Actions:

9. Recommendation: Increase revenue generation at district level to assure maintenance of ICT equipment
Management Response:

Partially implemented

Key Actions:

10. Recommendation: District should continue getting close to the farmers to sensitise them on the advantages of storing food at both household and district level
Management Response:

CODERVAM Rice growers cooperative has registered a significant improvement in production by around 180% with a quick impact on the livelihoods of the members

Key Actions:

11. Recommendation: Ensure proper management of the Lyabega storage site
Management Response:

Done and implemented

Key Actions:

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