Cross- Boarder Coperation Between Kenya and Ethiopia

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, Kenya
Evaluation Type:
Mid Term Project
Planned End Date:
07/2020
Completion Date:
11/2020
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title Cross- Boarder Coperation Between Kenya and Ethiopia
Atlas Project Number: 110495
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, Kenya
Evaluation Type: Mid Term Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 11/2020
Planned End Date: 07/2020
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Governance
  • 2. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 3.2.1 National capacities strengthened for reintegration, reconciliation, peaceful management of conflict and prevention of violent extremism in response to national policies and priorities
SDG Goal
  • Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
SDG Target
  • 16.1 Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 10,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with Donors
  • Joint with EU
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Nationality
Mr. Edwin Ochieng Okul consultant KENYA
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Governmnet of Kenya (National), County Governmnet of Marsabit
Countries: KENYA
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Development of Risk Management Plan

2

Inclusion of the political class and influential traders:

3

Revision of the Project Log-frame

4

Extensively involve the local civil society organizations (CSOs):

5

Model cross-border flagship development initiatives

6

Draw more partners to scale up and expand the impact:

Management Response Documents
1. Recommendation:

Development of Risk Management Plan

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02]

There is a foreseen risk that COVID-19 and locust invasion will lead to scarcity of resources in the region thereby resulting to re-emergence of conflict. A mitigation plan will be developed in advance to reduce the impact of the risk.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1 Develop a risk management plan and establish strategies and mitigation measures.
[Added: 2021/08/02]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2020/11 Completed
2. Recommendation:

Inclusion of the political class and influential traders:

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02]

In the spirit of leaving no one behind and promoting inclusivity, the project will re-strategize and ensure to include all key stakeholders that will support in achieving the project objectives.  

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Engage the politicians and traders as key stakeholders that will support in achieving the project objectives.
[Added: 2021/08/02] [Last Updated: 2021/09/07]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2021/02 Completed Engagements have been on-going History
3. Recommendation:

Revision of the Project Log-frame

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02] [Last Updated: 2021/08/02]

The project team (Both at Kenya Country office and Ethiopia) will revise the project log-frame putting into consideration the current emerging issues e.g., COVID 19 and locust invasion. This will make the indicators and targets to be responsive to the present situation.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The project team to revise the project log-frame to be shared with the donor
[Added: 2021/08/02]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2020/12 Completed
4. Recommendation:

Extensively involve the local civil society organizations (CSOs):

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02]

Partially accept. The involvement of CSOs is key as they reach all areas of the county. However, since these was not incorporated in the initial plan/Project Document, UNDP will involve them as collaborating partners and not implementing partners.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
CSO engagement to be considered in the next phase of project implementation but to be involved as collaborators in the current project.
[Added: 2021/08/02] [Last Updated: 2021/09/07]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2021/02 Completed The PRODC for the Next phase is currently under development.and has included the CSO engagement History
5. Recommendation:

Model cross-border flagship development initiatives

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02]

Fully ACCEPTED: In the remaining period, the project will focus on working together (Kenya & Ethiopia) for peace and security in the border areas.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Development of joint programmes to be implemented by on both sides of the border
[Added: 2021/08/02] [Last Updated: 2021/09/07]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2021/02 Completed Collaboration with other projects such as ABC and Transcending Peace has enhanced joint programming. History
6. Recommendation:

Draw more partners to scale up and expand the impact:

Management Response: [Added: 2021/08/02]

Fully Accept. Donor round table meeting to be organized to share the achievement of the project and solicit for more resources to support the region.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Donor round table meeting to be conducted.
[Added: 2021/08/02] [Last Updated: 2021/09/07]
UNDP (KCO & ECO) 2021/02 Completed Yes. Done jointly with ABC History

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