Capacity Building for Itang Water Utility, Ethiopia
Implemented in association with Sachsen Wasser GmbH (lead company) and Zenas Engineering Plc
June 2018 – May 2019
The project focused on lasting and resilient solutions for both refugees and hosting communities; equity in terms of distribution of services, ultimately preventing conflicts for access to (water) resources; and engagement of private sector to ensure quality and efficiency in the WASH service provision. The objective of the project was to support the Regional Water Bureau to fully establish the Itang Water Utility and build the management and technical capacity of the utility to independently manage the integrated water system in Itang Special Woreda.lessmore
4G eval prepared the Service Delivery Perception Survey, contributed to management manual and business plans and training of utility staff in accountability to clients.
Evaluation of the Chuko Food Security Project, Ethiopia
Diaconia Czech Republic
August 2015 – January 2016
The project supported some 14,600 households in improving food security by increasing and diversifying crop and livestock farming, improving access to water and sanitation and supporting income generating activities.lessmore
The evaluation assessed achievement of results, sustainability, shared responsibility and accountability, appropriateness of design and resource allocation for the individual components as well as for the project as a whole. Lessons learned will provide guidance for decisions on continuation of support as well as on processes and implementation mechanism.
Complex Evaluation of the Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in the Sector Water Supply and Sanitation in Ethiopia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic
May 2014 – October 2014
The evaluation was based on six projects implemented between 2010 – 2014 in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia under the Czech Development Cooperation.lessmore
The principal purpose of the evaluation was to obtain objectively substantiated and consistent conclusions that can be used in the decision-making of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, in collaboration with the Czech Development Agency, on the future direction of the Czech development cooperation in Ethiopia in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. Conclusions inferred from the evaluation can also be used for improving the implementation the WASH Sector Program and as the basis for the implementation of sector strategy and the synergic orientation of future projects, or for decisions concerning the implementation of similar projects in other partner countries.
Evaluation of two Projects in the Natural Resource Management Sector in Ethiopia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic
April – June 2013
The principal purpose of this evaluation was to obtain information that will guide decision-making on upcoming interventions of Czech development cooperation in Ethiopia in the sectors Soil and Water Conservation and Water Supply and Sanitation (WASH).lessmore
The evaluation included two completed projects: Anti-erosion Measures in the Surrounds of Lake Awassa and Sustainable Management of Soil, Forest and Water Resources as a Pilot Model for Community Development in Southern Ethiopia. Both projects were implemented in Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia under the Czech development cooperation. Scope included assessment against the OECD DAC evaluation criteria and cross cutting principles of the Czech development cooperation: Good governance, human rights and gender and environment.
Assessment of the Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector in the SNNPR Region, Ethiopia
Czech Development Agency (CZDA)
Implemented in Association with AKSES s.r.o., Czech Development Agency (CZDA)
June – October 2011
The purpose of this assessment was to advise on focus for the 2011- 2017 water and sanitation sector program and guide decision-making of the Czech development cooperation in Ethiopia. Conclusions of the assessment have been used by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (MFA CZ) and Czech Development Agency for planning, identification and formulation of project activities. Scope: rural areas of Sidama zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia. This involved assessment of the current state, formulating sustainable options for technical solutions, assessing ground water resource management, prioritizing areas on the basis of hydrological and hydrogeological considerations, assessing social, economic and environmental impacts of proposed options, assessing the feasibility of technical and “soft” solutions, and formulating recommendations for future interventions in the sector in the area.lessmore