Mid term Evaluation of the Democracy Strengthening in Zambia project

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Evaluation Plan:
2016-2022, Zambia
Evaluation Type:
Mid Term Project
Planned End Date:
Completion Date:
Management Response:
Evaluation Budget(US $):


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Title Mid term Evaluation of the Democracy Strengthening in Zambia project
Atlas Project Number: 00124412
Evaluation Plan: 2016-2022, Zambia
Evaluation Type: Mid Term Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 05/2022
Planned End Date: 09/2022
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Governance
  • 2. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 2.2.2 Constitution-making, electoral and parliamentary processes and institutions strengthened to promote inclusion, transparency and accountability
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
  • 16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
  • 16.7 Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
Evaluation Budget(US $): 60,000
Source of Funding: European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, United Kingdom and USAID
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 57,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Nationality
Catherine Lowery International Consultant- Team leader
Joseph Simbaya National Consultant
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Electoral Commission of Zambia, Zambia Police Service, Human Rights Commission, Judiciary and Ministry of Justice
Countries: ZAMBIA

Carry out an independent lesson learnt reflection on the causes to the DSZ implementation delays


Risk Management: Although a risk register existed, its use as a management tool was less evident. Moving forward, a review of the risk register needs to be carried out on a quarterly basis involving reflection on activities’ impacts and possible alternative strategies where delays are likely. 


Developing Effective M & E system & QA 


Added value of final evaluation to be determined on its ability to test new platforms having operated to scale.


Supporting the further validation of iVerify through piloting and development of MOU with key stakeholders


Building sustainable voter education

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