Final evaluation: Ethnic minorities

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Evaluation Plan:
2016-2020, China
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
12/2019
Completion Date:
12/2019
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
4,887

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Title Final evaluation: Ethnic minorities
Atlas Project Number: 00044494
Evaluation Plan: 2016-2020, China
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 12/2019
Planned End Date: 12/2019
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Poverty and MDG
  • 2. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. Output 1.2. Options enabled and facilitated for inclusive and sustainable social protection
SDG Goal
  • Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
SDG Target
  • 1.1 By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day
Evaluation Budget(US $): 4,887
Source of Funding: Project evaluation
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 4,065
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Ling Lin N/A N/A
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: China International Centre For Economic and Technical Exchanges
Countries: CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

No cost extension until September 2020

2

The embroidery association should use simple business plan.

3

The returned revolving fund should be reviewed and clearly defined for future uses.

4

The rose planting base should take inventory and report to the public. Xin Nong should continue the principles of fair trade.

5

Phase out plan from August 2019 to February 2020

6

Communicate with Jala’s senior management and invite technical experts to do an assessment of the cultivation effect of small roses.

1. Recommendation:

No cost extension until September 2020

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Partially agreed, the project will only be extended to April 2020 based on the consultation with the PMO and the local government.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Support PMO to complete remaining activities
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/16]
UNDP, CICETE, Yunnan Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Foundation ( YYEEF) 2020/10 Completed All the activities on AWP have been completed. History
2. Recommendation:

The embroidery association should use simple business plan.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Agreed. Capacity will be enhanced for the embroidery association to adopt simple business plan prior to the project closure.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Provide capacity building for the embroidery association to adopt simple business plan.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/03/24]
YYEEF 2020/03 Completed Confirmed with PMO History
3. Recommendation:

The returned revolving fund should be reviewed and clearly defined for future uses.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Agreed.  An agreement will be made to ensure the returned fund will be used for further support to the embroidery association.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Sign an agreement to ensure the returned fund will be used for further support to the embroidery association.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/29]
UNDP, CICETE, YYEEF 2020/12 Initiated Postponed to December 2020. The current revolving fund will be all returned by November 2020. The agreement on the use of the returned funding will be signed after that. History
According to the management measures of the revolving fund, the returned fund will be assessed and audited by independent evaluator(s). If the evaluation results met the expectation, the revolving fund will be handed over to YYEEF.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/16]
UNDP, CICETE, YYEEF 2020/10 No Longer Applicable [Justification: Audit for the project has been done before.]
History
4. Recommendation:

The rose planting base should take inventory and report to the public. Xin Nong should continue the principles of fair trade.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Agreed. Actions will be taken prior to the project closure to ensure compliance to fair trade.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Ensure the rose planting base to make its inventory known to the public.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/29]
YYEEF 2020/10 Completed The inventory is completed. History
Require Xin Nong to continue participating in the cooperative governance process and maximize the benefits to the community.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/16]
YYEEF 2020/10 Completed The local community will keep participating in growing the roses. History
5. Recommendation:

Phase out plan from August 2019 to February 2020

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Partially agreed to have a phase out plan until April 2020

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Handover from existing team to local team with operation, decision-making, use of resources and responsibilities.
[Added: 2019/12/22] [Last Updated: 2020/10/16]
CICETE, YYEEF 2020/12 Initiated The project has been postponed to December 2020. All the handover work will be done by then. History
6. Recommendation:

Communicate with Jala’s senior management and invite technical experts to do an assessment of the cultivation effect of small roses.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/12/22]

Disagree. Communication with Jala’s senior management was carried out, concluding that Jala will not be purchasing the roses to be produced from the base and the Jala’s rose production standards will not be necessarily followed.

Key Actions:

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