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IFAD Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation Kyrgyzstan


Agriculture, Environment and Climate Change, Gender Equality, Monitoring and Evaluation, Land Administration, Market Development, Natural Resource Management,

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The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) conducted a country strategy and programme evaluation (CSPE) in the Kyrgyz Republic in 2022. This was the first CSPE in the country. The main objectives of the CSPE were to: (a) assess the results and performance of the IFAD-financed strategy and programme; and (b) generate findings and recommendations for the future partnership between IFAD and the Government. The 
evaluation was conducted in accordance with the IFAD Evaluation Policy, Evaluation Manual (2015 second edition or revised edition), as well as the CSPE approach paper detailing evaluation methodologies. The CSPE main missiontook place May – June 2022. The CSPE team comprised five members, the lead evaluator (IOE senior evaluation officer) supported by international, regional and national consultants with different expertise. 
The evaluation covered the period between 2009 and mid 2022, including the major loan projects as well as grants, knowledge management, partnership building and policy engagement; as well as considering the overal country strategy. The major focus of the work has been on the topics of livestock development,  community pasture management, veterinary services, and more recently, value chain development.