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Evaluation of the Sida supported research capacity and higher education development program in Rwanda, 2013–2017

Final Report


The evaluation assessed, generated knowledge and provided lessons from the Sida funded UR-Sweden Program for Research, HigherEducation and Institutional Development at the University of Rwanda. The evaluation provided information of the design of a possiblecontinuation of the program as well as provided lessons learned for the UR.The overall objective of the UR-Sweden programme is to “Increase production and use of scientific knowledge of international quality atthe UR that contributes to the development of Rwanda”.The evaluation concludes that the programme is generally very well managed, and of high importance and relevance for UR’sinstitutional development and capacity building in research. The overall recommendation is that the programme continues largely inits present form with the same overall objectives, but that adjustments are made based on i) current processes of change at UR itselfand ii) the experiences from the current phase of the programme.


Published on the website: 2018-04-04

Publication type: Sida Decentralised Evaluation

Published: 2017

Language: English

Author: Arthur Byabagambi, Inge Tvedten, Johanna Lindström, Matti Tedre