Terminal evaluation of NAMA Compost project

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Evaluation Plan:
2021-2025, Ethiopia
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
10/2021
Completion Date:
11/2021
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
45,000

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Title Terminal evaluation of NAMA Compost project
Atlas Project Number: 00096338
Evaluation Plan: 2021-2025, Ethiopia
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 11/2021
Planned End Date: 10/2021
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Poverty
  • 2. Others
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
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
SDG Target
  • 13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
  • 9.4 By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities
Evaluation Budget(US $): 45,000
Source of Funding: gef
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 30,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Nationality
Dr. Samuel Mutukaa International Consultant KENYA
Mr. Amha Ermias Local Consultant ETHIOPIA
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Terminal evaluation of NAMA Compost project
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Climate Change
Project Type: FSP
GEF Phase: GEF-6
GEF Project ID: 9048
PIMS Number: 5541
Key Stakeholders: MUDH, Mekele, Bahirdar, Bishoftu, Adama, Dire Dawa City Admins, GEF
Countries: ETHIOPIA
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Evaluation recommendation 1.  There need to support SMEs by looking for ready markets for their products for social-economic sustainability to be achieved.

2

Evaluation recommendation 2. The establishment of recreational centers with different facilities such as sports can help generate income and create more jobs for financial sustainability.

3

Evaluation recommendation 3.  Law enforcement to protect the rehabilitated areas and sites from illegal land grabbing and encroachments into the project sites in collaboration with key stakeholders

4

Evaluation recommendation 4.   Consider support afforestation and reforestation of 1,270ha of lands in five project cities.

5

Evaluation recommendation 5.   Determining the survival rates of planted seedlings per annum starting from 2021.

6

Evaluation recommendation 6. Finalize procurement, distribution and installation of balling machine in the five cities. 

7

Evaluation recommendation 7. Consider granting no-cost extension for the purpose of completing the remaining project activities by the PMU

1. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 1.  There need to support SMEs by looking for ready markets for their products for social-economic sustainability to be achieved.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1. Promote compost to the nearby farmers
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, MUDI, Cities 2021/12 Completed Action completed History
1.2. Create linkage with urban agriculture
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, MUDI, Cities, UNDP 2021/12 Completed Action completed. History
1.3. Promote more utilization of organic fertilizers in collaboration with relevant organization and research institutions to create demand for compost which is directly linked with agricultural investment, and increased income
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, Cities, UNDP 2021/12 Completed Action completed History
2. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 2. The establishment of recreational centers with different facilities such as sports can help generate income and create more jobs for financial sustainability.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1.Establish neighbourhood parks and open public spaces by fulfilling all necessary facilities
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/08 Initiated History
2.2. Diversify income-generating activities from recreational centers
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/07 Initiated History
3. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 3.  Law enforcement to protect the rehabilitated areas and sites from illegal land grabbing and encroachments into the project sites in collaboration with key stakeholders

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1 Insure all rehabilitated sites are secured title deed
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, Cities, MUDI 2021/12 Completed Action completed History
3.2. Encourage community participation in afforestation/reforestation site management
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, Cities 2021/12 Completed Action completed History
3.3. Develop bylaws and sign MoU with participating MSEs
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2021/12/14]
PMU, MUDI, Cities 2021/12 Completed Action completed History
4. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 4.   Consider support afforestation and reforestation of 1,270ha of lands in five project cities.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
4.1. Planting tree seedlings on 1,270ha of land in and around project cities
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities, MUDI 2022/07 Initiated History
4.2. Support and follow up
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/07 Initiated History
4.3. Ensure Community Participation in planting and management of trees
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, MUDI, Cities 2022/07 Initiated History
5. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 5.   Determining the survival rates of planted seedlings per annum starting from 2021.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
5.1. Coordinate and support estimation of survival rates of planted trees
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities, MUDI 2022/07 Initiated History
5.2. Conduct refreshment training on standardized methods of planted tree survival rate estimation
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/07 Initiated History
6. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 6. Finalize procurement, distribution and installation of balling machine in the five cities. 

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
6.1. Follow up and finalize procurement process of balling machine
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/08 Initiated History
6.2 Distribute and install the balling machine in five project cities
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
PMU, Cities 2022/08 Initiated History
7. Recommendation:

Evaluation recommendation 7. Consider granting no-cost extension for the purpose of completing the remaining project activities by the PMU

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/17]

Agreed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
7.1. Consider granting a no-cost extension for the purpose of completing the remaining project activities by the PMU
[Added: 2021/11/17] [Last Updated: 2022/04/15]
UNDP, PMU 2022/09 Initiated History

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