Sustainable Returns and Peacebuilding through Durable Solutions and Rule of Law in Golo, Jabel Marra Project, Central Darfur State

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2021, Sudan
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
05/2021
Completion Date:
05/2021
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title Sustainable Returns and Peacebuilding through Durable Solutions and Rule of Law in Golo, Jabel Marra Project, Central Darfur State
Atlas Project Number: 113745
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2021, Sudan
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 05/2021
Planned End Date: 05/2021
Management Response: Yes
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
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding: The project was funded by UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF)
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 26,802
Joint Programme: Yes
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with UN Agencies
  • Joint with Donors
  • Joint with The Evaluation will be conducted jointly by an International Consultant secured from the UNDP Express Roster who will work remotely due to COVID-19 complications. A national consultant will conduct data collection in-country and share with the international consultant for analysis and reporting. The TOR have been reviewed and approved by UNDP, UNICEF and PBF.
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Dr. Zachary Metz Partner and Director of Peacebuilding Practice zmetz@consensusgroup.com COLOMBIA
Abdelrahman El-Mahdi SUDIA, Director a.elmahdi@sudia.org
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: UNDP, UNICEF, PBF, different ministries line at the central Darfur Government,
Countries: SUDAN
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Lack of “big picture” for partners.

2

Weak “Peace Building Identity” for Partners

3

Financial and Budgetary Issues

4

Intergenerational and Gender-Norms-Related Tensions.

1. Recommendation:

Lack of “big picture” for partners.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/07/12]

Nature a project-wide “cohort” for all partners

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1. Joint UNDP and UNICEF Thinking during the programme design and implementation.
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed Completed. History
1.2. UNDP and UNICEF to reinforce a broader project field visits monitoring and communications with all relevant IPs to enhance peacebuilding “big-picture” understanding.
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed Ongoing efforts continue. History
2. Recommendation:

Weak “Peace Building Identity” for Partners

Management Response: [Added: 2021/07/12]

Emphasize the peacebuilding aspects for all the activities

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1. UNDP and UNICEF to generate maximum value from the nexus of humanitarian, developmental and peacebuilding projects.
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed With an going on process. History
2.2. UNICEF and UNDP can convene gatherings (virtual or in person, as restrictions allow) that allow for dialogue, storytelling and case-sharing about conflict and peace, and brainstorming about how these interventions can and do provide critical peacebuilding opportunities, can be a part of engaging partners in this critical aspect of the project.
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed UNDP and UNICEF joint efforts. History
3. Recommendation:

Financial and Budgetary Issues

Management Response: [Added: 2021/07/12]

Create Business plans for Quality and Value  

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1. UNDP and UNICEF to develop and use simple, relevant project implementation plans for all activities and to provide further capacity building for implementing partners (including in the private sector).
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed UNDP and UNICEF joint work. History
3.2. UNDP and UNICEF should put in place mechanisms to both support contractors and partners, guarantee quality delivery, and provide effective follow-up
[Added: 2021/07/12] [Last Updated: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed Jointly by UNDP and UNICEF History
4. Recommendation:

Intergenerational and Gender-Norms-Related Tensions.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/09/14]

Support Community-Based Dialogues.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
4.1 UNDP and UNICEF should consider convening community-level dialogues on norms and values, to open constructive conversations within stakeholder communities regarding intergenerational tensions and gender norms.
[Added: 2021/09/14]
UNDP and UNICEF 2021/12 Completed Since Golo Project ended, this is now being implemented in Darfur-wide PBF programme as a lessons learnt.

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