Mid-Term Evaluation of the Ethiopia Country Programme 10430.0 (2007-2011)
This report evaluates WFP’s ongoing country programme in terms of relevance, results and factors explaining the performance. The evaluation found that WFP’s country programme was generally well-aligned with government policies and partners’ strategies that address major natural and human resource constraints affecting Ethiopia’s food-insecure rural poor. In the component Managing Environmental Resources to Enable Transitions to More Sustainable Livelihoods Through Partnership and Land Use Solidarity, ongoing physical asset creation and watershed rehabilitation have resulted in increased water availability, soil productivity and income-earning opportunities among participating households. In the Children in Local Development – Food-for-Education component enrolment rates, gender equity in enrolment and drop-out rates have all exceeded planned targets in the first two years.