Managing Aid Exit and Transformation: Malawi Country Case Study

Serier – Joint EvaluationDescription:
Joint Evaluation 2008:1:5 / Initiated by Sida in cooperation with evaluation departments in Denmark, the Netherlands, and Norway, this is an evaluation the management of donor aid exits and transformation. The Synthesis report is based on country studies of exits and tranformation processes in Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi and South Africa. One overall conclusion stands out: systematic exit planning with a focus on the sustainability of development outcomes is the exception rather than the rule. The evaluation ends with a set of recommendations for the formulation of shared international guidelines for aid exits and transformations.