Are Sida Evaluations Good Enough? - An Assessment of 34 Evaluation Reports

Kim Forss, Evert Vedung, Stein-Erik Kruse, Agnes Mwaiselage, Anna Nilsdotter
Serier – Sida Studies in EvaluationDescription:
Sida Studies in Evaluation 2008:1 / In this study an external team of evaluation specialists takes a searching look at the quality of a sample of evaluation reports commissioned by Sida line departments and Swedish embassies in countries where Sweden is engaged in development co-operation. Assessing the coverage and credibility of the sample reports, the authors seriously question the practical usefulness of the results information generated through Sida evaluations. It concludes with a set of broad recommendations for improvement.