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Assessment of Development Results: Ethiopia


The Assessment of Development Results (ADR) covers the period over the last five to seven years (2000-2005). The evaluations shows UNDP played a central role in facilitating and coordinating dialogue among development partners in Ethiopia. During the period of evaluation UNDP demonstrated that it can play a vital development role even without having large resources at its disposal. While UNDP is well positioned at upstream levels, the evaluation pointed out there may be a need in the future to reposition in response to increasing Government capacity to coordinate development assistance. Gaps were found in translating success at upstream levels into UNDP’s downstream projects, suggesting a need for UNDP to re-orientate itself at the downstream level so that it is more focused on results.

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