The evaluation aimed at identifying best practices and lessons learned to enable informed decisions on the implementation of cost-effective and efficient activities, contributing to capacity development, livelihoods and resilience building in families and communities. Recommendations informed the implementation of the Country Strategic Plan 2017-2021.
It was intended for both accountability and learning, and focused on assessing: i) the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability of PRRO activities; ii) its results; and iii) the factors explaining the results.
The evaluation analyzed: i) processes related to cooperating partners; ii) beneficiary targeting; iii) decentralized processes and control procedures; iv) local purchases related to CBT, and v) nutritional education trainings. Gender equity and women empowerment were considered throughout the evaluation process. The evaluation, which makes a number of recommendations for the future, was managed by the Colombia Country Office and conducted by a consulting firm, with fieldwork taking place between June and July 2017.