Outcome Evaluation UNDP Angola Environmental Portfolio 2009 - 2013

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Evaluation Plan:
2009-2013, Angola
Evaluation Type:
Outcome
Planned End Date:
12/2014
Completion Date:
07/2014
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
11,500

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Title Outcome Evaluation UNDP Angola Environmental Portfolio 2009 - 2013
Atlas Project Number: 00057521
Evaluation Plan: 2009-2013, Angola
Evaluation Type: Outcome
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 07/2014
Planned End Date: 12/2014
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Crisis Prevention & Recovery
  • 2. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. Output 5.2. Effective institutional, legislative and policy frameworks in place to enhance the implementation of disaster and climate risk management measures at national and sub-national levels
  • 2. Strengthened national capacities to mainstream environmental strategies into national development plans and programmes
Evaluation Budget(US $): 11,500
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 13,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Francis Hurst Team Leader francishurst@sapo.pt
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Government of Angola, UNDP, NGOs and Communities
Countries: ANGOLA
Comments:

Implemenation delays in 20012 due to tghe elections prompted Co to extend CPD to 2014 and this outcome evaluation consequently.

Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 Environment is elevated to an operational unit within UNDP CO
2 Greater internal integration between operational units
3 A partnership strategy is designed and established with clear priorities for each agency, means of communication and a forum for ensuring that each agency is working towards a common goal and a means of regular review of progress
4 Implement GEF small grants programme
5 The CPAP outcome statement is revised during the next planning period (2015 ? 2019)
6 A broader range of indicators are used to monitor progress and effectiveness of the environment outcome
7 Scenario Planning is developed as a support tool for UNDP activities across the three key focal areas; poverty, governance and environment
1. Recommendation: Environment is elevated to an operational unit within UNDP CO
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

CO management will analyze the current structure of the office in light of the new SP and CPD and also sustainability criteria will be taken into account in this analysis.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Establishment of Programme Committee to analyze current structure in light of the new SP and approved CPD
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Management 2014/10 Completed History
2. Recommendation: Greater internal integration between operational units
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

The new UNDP SP, CPD, and CPAP provides a framework that will facilitate greater internal integration between operational units

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Establishment of a Programme Committee to analyze current structure and opportunities for closer integration in context of the new SP/CPD/CPAP
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Management 2014/10 Completed History
3. Recommendation: A partnership strategy is designed and established with clear priorities for each agency, means of communication and a forum for ensuring that each agency is working towards a common goal and a means of regular review of progress
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

UNDP will coordinate this response with the UNCT Programme Management Group (PMG) and in the context of the UNDAF finalization process, as coordination among UN agencies depends on collaboration from all parties

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
UNDAF M&E and PMG groups to discuss
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Management 2014/11 Completed History
4. Recommendation: Implement GEF small grants programme
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

The CO will analyze, jointly with the UNDP/GEF Regional Support Unit this option

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Establish contact with the UNDP/GEF Regional Support Unit to ascertain views and expertise on suggested recommendation
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Poverty Unit 2014/09 Completed History
5. Recommendation: The CPAP outcome statement is revised during the next planning period (2015 ? 2019)
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

The CO will integrate comments from the outcome evaluation report during the design of the new CPAP

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Revision of the draft CPAP (2015-2019)to include recommendations from the outcome evaluation
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Poverty Unit 2014/09 Completed History
6. Recommendation: A broader range of indicators are used to monitor progress and effectiveness of the environment outcome
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

The CO will integrate comments from the outcome evaluation report during the design of the new CPAP to establish SMART indicators

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Revision of the draft CPAP (2015-2019) to include specific recommendations from the outcome evaluation
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Poverty 2014/09 Completed History
7. Recommendation: Scenario Planning is developed as a support tool for UNDP activities across the three key focal areas; poverty, governance and environment
Management Response: [Added: 2014/08/04]

The CO, jointly with support from the Regional Office, will integrate scenario planning as part of the CPAP formulation process to include SD principals.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Request support for Scenario Planning from RSC
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Poverty Unit 2014/09 Completed History
Internal meetings to discuss integrated programme planning
[Added: 2014/08/04] [Last Updated: 2018/03/23]
Management 2014/09 Completed History

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