Evaluations of the Special Evaluation Office - 2018

Evaluation of inclusive and sustainable entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector in Benin

This country evaluation was launched during the preparation of a new cooperation programme in Benin in 2018. The purpose was to draw lessons about the effectiveness and added value of an integrated approach from a sample of interventions.

A mapping of the Belgian expertise should identify opportunities for future programming aimed at inclusive and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Final report
 FR (PDF, 1.4 MB)
 NL (PDF, 1.5 MB)
 Annexes (PDF, 1.34 MB)

Management responses
 DGD (PDF, 146.6 KB)
 NGA (PDF, 467.41 KB)
 Enabel (PDF, 257.79 KB)

Evaluation of the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation to the private sector

This evaluation focused on the Strategic Policy Note ‘Belgian Development Cooperation and the local private sector’ of 2014. In particular, the evaluation aims to identify the support Belgian Development Cooperation has provided to private sector development (mapping), to assess the relevance of the strategy, its implementation and the results achieved, as well as to draw lessons for the ongoing reflections on the strategy.

Final report
 FR (PDF, 1.19 MB)
 NL (PDF, 1.18 MB)
 Annexes (PDF, 11.31 MB)

Country notes
 Peru (PDF, 4.4 MB)
 Rwanda (PDF, 2.01 MB)
 Tanzania (PDF, 1.47 MB)

Management response DGD
 FR (PDF, 117.63 KB)
 NL (PDF, 115.86 KB)

Impact Evaluation of the Belgian University Development Cooperation

The main objective was to examine the evaluability of the Belgian university development cooperation. The second objective was to analyse and interpret the impact of the Belgian university development cooperation on the basis of a sample of interventions in Benin, Ethiopia and Vietnam.

The scope included longterm partnerships between academic institutions (2000-2014), as well as individual scholarships (2008-2016) by two umbrella organisations VLIR-UOS and ARES.

Final report
 EN (PDF, 3.98 MB)
 FR (PDF, 3.64 MB)
 NL (PDF, 4.13 MB)

 Annexes (PDF, 1.14 MB) 
 Inception report (PDF, 3.08 MB)

Country reports
 Benin (PDF, 1.09 MB)
 Ethiopia (PDF, 668.72 KB)
 Vietnam - VLIR (PDF, 1.32 MB)
 Vietnam - Ares (PDF, 836.1 KB)

Management responses
 DGD (PDF, 1.36 MB)
 VLIR-UOS (PDF, 408.31 KB)
 ARES (PDF, 608.86 KB)

Evaluation of development education actions financed or co-financed by the Belgian Development Cooperation between 2014 and 2017

This evaluation aimed to better understand the effectiveness of development education actions and possible ways to improve their effectiveness. The results can feed and support reflections on future education programmes.

In the first phase audiovisual productions, short actions and events were evaluated, in the second phase projects and multi-annual programmes of NGOs were examined.

Final report
 FR (PDF, 1.89 MB)
 NL (PDF, 1.68 MB)
 Annexes (PDF, 2.13 MB) 

Management responses
 DGD (PDF, 174.11 KB)
 OSC (PDF, 212.58 KB)
 CMO's (PDF, 284.2 KB)