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Assessment of Development Results: Tanzania
Commissioning Unit: Independent Evaluation Office
Evaluation Plan: 2014-2017
Evaluation Type: ICPE/ADR
Completion Date: 06/2015
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Tanzania
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
1. Recommendation: UNDP, with its strong partnership with the Government, is in a unique position to galvanize development efforts in Tanzania. UNDP should leverage this strength to continue developing its programmes based on national development needs and on its own mandates.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/08/12]

The country office will provide support to: (i) the Government and stakeholders to review national development frameworks (e.g. Five Year Development Plan and MKUKUTA II); (ii) the Government and stakeholders to integrate Sustainable Development Goals in national development framework and their localization; and (iii) strengthen capacity of the Government for implementation of the Five Year Development Plan and monitoring and evaluation systems.

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation: To fully exercise Delivering as One, UNDP should strengthen its engagement with other development partners, including donors and UN agencies.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/08/12]

UNDP will strengthen the role of the Development Partners Group Secretariat it hosts; actively participate in dialogue processes as per development partners and government structures; and scale up its role in the next UNDAP.

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3. Recommendation: While results of the UNDAP outcomes are collectively reported at UN level, UNDP should also strengthen its internal practice of clearly demonstrating its programme performance and results.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/08/12]

The country office will recruit M&E/Gender Specialist to strengthen the M&E function of the country office and a Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist to strengthen advocacy and knowledge sharing. The office will continue to refine its programmes to align with the Strategic Plan 2014-2017.

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4. Recommendation: Following the favourable results achieved in the internal gender exercise, the country office should continue with gender mainstreaming efforts and ensure full integration of gender equality and women?s empowerment components in all its programmes.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/08/12]

The country office will complete the assessment of gender baselines, and develop and implement its gender action plan as part of the Gender Seal exercise. New programmes that have explicit gender outcomes and outputs in line with the Strategic Plan will be developed. It will also further enhance partnership with UN-Women and other UN agencies for the inter-agency work and the development partner?s working group.

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5. Recommendation: For current and future projects, UNDP should work urgently to resolve the key efficiency issues identified in this evaluation and to establish a sustainability plan for projects implemented through the national implementation modality.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/08/12]

The country office will: (i) ensure active use of evaluation reports, baseline studies and capacity needs assessments of implementing partners during the project formulation process; (ii) integrate measures of scaling up interventions during project formulation, as opposed to ex-post; and (iii) integrate exit strategies in projects.

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