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

Sida Studies in Evaluation
Kim Forss , Evert Vedung , Stein-Erik Kruse , Agnes Mwaiselage , Anna Nilsdotter
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.

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