Donor reports on results
Donors are increasingly preparing reports on the results they have achieved, for Parliament and the public:
- Finland’s Development Policy Results Report 2018 (Economy and jobs section)
- Dutch Development Results 2018: Private Sector Development using (among others) DCED harmonised indicators.
- Swiss Accountability and Effectiveness Reports of SECO and SDC to 2016 (the page includes a 2018 update in French and German)
Portfolio evaluations of agencies’ PSD work
- Evaluation de l’appui au secteur privé par la Coopération Belge au Développement, 2018
- Towards Private Sector Led Growth: Lessons of experience. Synthesis of 33 evaluations of support for PSD by bilateral and multilateral institutions over the past five years, by AfDB and Norad, 2016
- UK Independent Commission for Aid Impact (2014): Independent Review of DFID’s Private Sector Development Work
- IOB Evaluation (2014): In search of focus and effectiveness: Policy review of Dutch support for private sector development 2005 – 2012
- ADE (2013): Evaluation of the European Union’s Support to Private Sector Development in Third Countries: Final Report – Volume 1.
- Bridges Ventures (2013): Oxfam Enterprise Development Programme Review.
- Devfin (2013): Evaluation of Private Sector Development of ADA (Austrian Development Cooperation).
- Devfin (2010): Evaluation of Norwegian Business-related Assistance: Main Report Oslo: Norad
- Danida Evaluation Department (2009): Synthesis of Evaluations on Support to Business Development.
Evaluations of challenge funds are here
Evaluations of business environment reform are here
Evaluations of agencies’ private sector engagement and partnerships
- UK Independent Commission for Aid Impact (2015): Business in Development. Independent review of DFID’s work with and through business
- Evaluation of Danida Business-to-Business Programme 2006-2011 (2014)
Evaluations of agencies’ support to the development of markets and value chains
- IMC Worldwide for DFID (2018-9) Commercial Agriculture Portfolio Review: Final Report
- ITAD for Sida (2018) Evaluation of the market systems development approach. Lessons for expanded use and adaptive management at Sida.
- ITAD for DFID (2018) External Review of Enabling the Business of Agriculture
- IMC Worldwide for DFID (2017) Commercial Agriculture Portfolio Review: Final Report
- Sinha et al for Sida (2013) What works for market development: A review of the evidence.
- Itad for DFID (2013): Review of M4P Evaluation Methods and Approaches.
Further relevant evaluations can be found on the Value Chain Development Database.
- Finland’s Aid for Trade 2012-2015: Evaluation (2016)
- UK Independent Commission for Aid Impact (2013): DFID’s Trade Development Work in Southern Africa.
- Olivier Cadot et. al. (2011): Where to spend the next million? Applying impact evaluation to trade assistance, CEPR and The World Bank.
- Hageboeck, Molly (2010): From Aid to Trade: Delivering Results. A cross-country evaluation of USAID Trade Capacity Building. A summary of the report can be read here.
Evaluations of development finance institutions
- Evaluation of the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) 2004-2017. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, 2019
- Evaluation of the Norwegian Norfund (2015)
- Lemma, Alberto (2015): Development Impact of DFIs, ODI/ EPS-PEAKS Helpdesk Request.
- Evaluation of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) (2014).
- Independent Thematic Evaluation Study (2014): ADB’s Support for Inclusive Growth.
Country-specific evaluations of agencies’ PSD work
- UK Independent Commission for Aid Impact (2014): DFID Bilateral Support to Growth and Livelihoods in Afghanistan.
- Devfin Advisers. (2010): Evaluation of Norwegian Business-related Assistance: Uganda Case Study. Oslo: Norad.
- Devfin Advisers. (2010): Evaluation of Norwegian Business-related Assistance: Bangladesh Case Study. Oslo: Norad.
- Devfin Advisers. (2010): Evaluation of Norwegian Business-related Assistance: Sri Lanka Case Study Oslo: Norad.