EVALUATION OF UNDEF-FUNDED: GRASSROOTS WOMEN

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Evaluation Plan:
2006-2010, Uganda
Evaluation Type:
Project
Planned End Date:
10/2009
Completion Date:
07/2010
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
4,500
Key lessons learnt include the demystification that communities in Northern Uganda cannot attend events if they are not given money, partnerships with community based organization is important and involvement of beneficiaries in project designs and plans is important.

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Title EVALUATION OF UNDEF-FUNDED: GRASSROOTS WOMEN
Atlas Project Number: 00055848
Evaluation Plan: 2006-2010, Uganda
Evaluation Type: Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 07/2010
Planned End Date: 10/2009
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Cross-cutting Development Issue
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. UNDP programmes/projects integrate gender equality and women's empowerment in line with the UNDP gender equality strategy, 2008-2011
Evaluation Budget(US $): 4,500
Source of Funding:
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Bharam Namanya and Evelyn Akello Team Leader
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders:
Countries: UGANDA
Comments: Final evaluation for FOWODE is mandatory since it is funded by UNDEF
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 UNDEF should involve UNDP from the planning, design of similar projects so as to enhance UNDP's role of an oversight agency of project activities
2 UNDEF should share the successes with other relevant implementing partners outside Uganda and it should be considered for replication
3 UNDEF/UNDP should consider funding projects for periods longer than one year. Projects implemented within one year pose a challenge of impact attribution and complete implementation all activities
4 FOWODE should re-focusing the coverage of activities to one/two sub counties of a district to enable the program to reach each parish and village of the sub-county
5 FOWODE should also target the girl child in targeting women leaders and develop appropriate programmes for schools
1. Recommendation: UNDEF should involve UNDP from the planning, design of similar projects so as to enhance UNDP's role of an oversight agency of project activities
Management Response: [Added: 2010/12/14] [Last Updated: 2010/12/14]

CO is in agreement with the recommendation, UNDP to share the evaluation report with UNDEF

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Share evaluation report with UNDEF
[Added: 2010/12/14]
UNDP Governance Unit 2010/07 Completed CO has shared the evelaution report with UNDEF. The implementation of the recommendation is mandate of UNDEF
2. Recommendation: UNDEF should share the successes with other relevant implementing partners outside Uganda and it should be considered for replication
Management Response: [Added: 2010/12/14]

The CO is in agreement with the recommendation. UNDP has uploaded the evaluation report on the Evaluation Resource Centre to enhance sharing of the results with parties outside Uganda

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Upload evaluation report on the Evaluation Resource Centre
[Added: 2010/12/14]
UNDP, MSU 2010/09 Completed We expect UNDEF to implement the recommendation
3. Recommendation: UNDEF/UNDP should consider funding projects for periods longer than one year. Projects implemented within one year pose a challenge of impact attribution and complete implementation all activities
Management Response: [Added: 2010/12/14]

CO is in agreement with the recommendation, however implementation is a mandate of UNDEF and may be implemented in new projects

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Share evaluation report with UNDEF
[Added: 2010/12/14]
UNDP Governance Unit 2010/07 Completed We expect UNDEF to consider this recommendation
4. Recommendation: FOWODE should re-focusing the coverage of activities to one/two sub counties of a district to enable the program to reach each parish and village of the sub-county
Management Response: [Added: 2010/12/14]

CO is in agreement with the recommendation and has shared the evaluation report with FOWODE

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Share evaluation report with FOWODE
[Added: 2010/12/14] [Last Updated: 2011/12/30]
UNDP Governance Unit 2010/07 Completed Report shared with FOWODE but IP not supported under new programme
5. Recommendation: FOWODE should also target the girl child in targeting women leaders and develop appropriate programmes for schools
Management Response: [Added: 2010/12/14]

CO is in agreement with the recommendation and has shared the evaluation report with FOWODE

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Share evaluation report with FOWODE
[Added: 2010/12/14]
UNDP Governance Unit 2010/07 Completed FOWODE should consider this recommendation while designing new projects

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