Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD: National Round-table Workshop for the Ethiopia Country Programme Evaluation


Date: 5 November 2015
Venue: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Government of Ethiopia and the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) are co-organizing a national round-table workshop for the Ethiopia Country Programme Evaluation (CPE), as a final step in the evaluation process. The workshop will take place in Addis Ababa on 5 November 2015 and will entail the participation of representatives from the Government, IFAD Management and staff (including IOE), multilateral and bilateral development organizations, project management staff of IFAD-funded projects and programmes covered by the CPE, academics and research institutions, private sector and foundations, non-governmental organizations, and selected resource persons.

The objectives of Ethiopia CPE national round-table workshop are to:

  • discuss the main issues emerging from the CPE;
  • provide inputs for the preparation of the evaluation's Agreement at Completion Point (ACP); and
  • discuss the opportunities and challenges of the IFAD-Government of Ethiopia partnership in the future, taking into account Ethiopia's country context evolution, as well as IFAD's policies and priorities in the country.

Prior to the workshop, the IFAD delegation from Rome will undertake a field visit on 2-3 November to Kombolcha and Chifra in the Amhara and Afar regions to observe activities supported by the IFAD-funded Participatory Small-scale Irrigation Development Programme (PASIDP) and the Pastoral Community Development Project (PCDP). The visit will offer the IFAD delegation an opportunity to directly hold discussions with beneficiaries and their groups, project staff, state government officials and others, as well as to see project activities on the ground.

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Event Details

Lead Organization

  • Pradeep Itty


  • Workshop


  • Africa / Ethiopia

Start Date

  • 05 Nov 2015

End Date

  • 05 Nov 2015

All Day Event

  • Yes

Contact Person

  • Maurizio Navarra