Strengthening Climate Change Planning and Implementation (CPD Output 3.1)

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, India
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
06/2019
Completion Date:
06/2019
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
20,000

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Title Strengthening Climate Change Planning and Implementation (CPD Output 3.1)
Atlas Project Number: 00074684
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, India
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 06/2019
Planned End Date: 06/2019
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Poverty
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 2.1.1 Low emission and climate resilient objectives addressed in national, sub-national and sectoral development plans and policies to promote economic diversification and green growth
SDG Goal
  • Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
SDG Target
  • 13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries
  • 13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
Evaluation Budget(US $): 20,000
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 20,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; State governments of Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Countries: INDIA
Comments:

This evaluation has been conducted by SDC.

Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Socio-hydrology should be used as a comprehensive framework to ensure coherence and to support integrated solutions at the intra-state basin-level

2

It would be useful to have an Expert Group at the state level. This would serve the purpose of ensuring quality of various reports and documents being produced. The group of experts would also provide inputs in terms of the relevance of the pilots to the climate change adaptation agenda.

1. Recommendation:

Socio-hydrology should be used as a comprehensive framework to ensure coherence and to support integrated solutions at the intra-state basin-level

Management Response: [Added: 2019/08/01]

Water has been an important sectoral focus in all the three States. This recommendation provides avenues to study interlinkages in the water management structures and processes.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNDP to share the evaluation report with respective State Nodal agencies to ensure focus on water sector at a basin level
[Added: 2019/08/01]
UNDP 2019/07 Completed The evaluation reports have been shared with respective State nodal agencies to ensure continued focus on water at the basin level History
The recommendations to be shared at State level Working group meeting
[Added: 2019/08/01] [Last Updated: 2019/09/01]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed The recommendations have been shared with the state level working group meeting. History
2. Recommendation:

It would be useful to have an Expert Group at the state level. This would serve the purpose of ensuring quality of various reports and documents being produced. The group of experts would also provide inputs in terms of the relevance of the pilots to the climate change adaptation agenda.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/08/01]

As part of the management oversight, a Project Working group was constituted by the respective Nodal Agencies at State level -comprising officials from related sectoral departments. As suggested the membership of this Working Group would be expanded to include experts from academia and Civil Society organizations

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNDP to share evaluation report with the respective State Governments, so that they can expand the Working Groups
[Added: 2019/08/01]
UNDP 2019/07 Completed
The recommendations to be shared at State level Working group meeting
[Added: 2019/08/01] [Last Updated: 2019/09/01]
UNDP 2019/08 Completed The recommendations have been shared with the state level working group meeting. History

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