Mid Term Evaluation of the Country Programme

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, Egypt
Evaluation Type:
Country Programme Evaluation
Planned End Date:
Justification: A light midterm evaluation has already been conducted by RBAS colleague, accordingly no need for a full mid-term evaluation
Management Response:
Evaluation Budget(US $):
Document Type Language Size Status Downloads
Title Mid Term Evaluation of the Country Programme
Atlas Project Number: 86266,63968
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, Egypt
Evaluation Type: Country Programme Evaluation
Status: Cancelled
Planned End Date: 12/2020
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Organisational Output 1.1 Evidence based performance analysis and decision making at all levels
  • 2. Organisational Output 1.2 Cross-cutting approaches fully integrated into UNDP programmes and projects
  • 3. Organisational Output 1.3 High quality audits and evaluations producing implementable solutions
  • 4. Organisational Output 2.1 UNDP recognized as a development partner of choice
  • 5. Organisational Output 2.2 Cost-sharing agreements and projects ensure full cost recovery
  • 6. Organisational Output 3.2 UNDP support to integrated SDG delivery
Evaluation Budget(US $): 50,000
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 2,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Government of Egypt
Countries: EGYPT

The CPD will cover all aligned SP outcomes and UNDAF outcomes.


There is an urgent need to review and restructure the Inclusive Growth and the Gender/Social inclusion portfolio. This entails formulating an overall strategic direction and narrative for both. Secondly, the placement and location of individual projects and their more integrated linkages needs to reviewed.


Portfolios should identify a specific knowledge project that allows UNDP to claim thought leadership. The 2020 Egypt NHDR will cover the gamut of development challenges and issues in Egypt and to save time and effort it would be good to look at how complementary spin off analysis/publications could be undertaken.


Following the clarification of issues and excluding any factual areas that may remain, the CO needs to implement outstanding the Audit recommendations.


CO to keep RBAS updated on Salary survey issues to see what and how RBAS can support addressing the issue around more competitive salaries and recruitment.



PCAP process needs to be undertaken and it should include a clear plan to strengthen communications and to develop a more strategic approach with other Donor partners essential for diversifying the Donor base


CO to review RBAS Greening initiative and assess participation


RBAS will follow-up with GEF colleagues on the issue of the SG’s Climate Promise as referred to by the MFA  and assistance with representation at the forthcoming COP

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