20 May 2011
The Annual Evaluation Report for 2010 focuses on operational issues arising from evaluations of country portfolios and operations, and impact evaluations of selected school feeding programmes.
The findings reaffirm WFP’s corporate areas of strength in responding to emergencies under the most difficult circumstances and in providing school feeding, as one of the Programme’s flagship programmes. However, impact evaluations of these programmes also showed the importance of implementing school feeding in cooperation with partners who invest in education sector improvements. Areas where largest improvements can be made relate to food-for-work, where funding often is curtailed and thus strategic objectives moved beyond reach, and nutrition where the ambiguous objectives and small size of programmes make it difficult to demonstrate results.
1 June 2010
The Egypt Country Programme is the only WFP operation ongoing in Egypt and it follows a number of earlier country programmes. The overall aim of the CP is to strengthen capacity to reduce poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition in Egypt. It is intended that the lessons learnt from this evaluation will allow adjustment or reorientation of the current CP and/or improved performance in the next phase of the CP operation.