The evaluation gives an appraisal of the impact of the Dutch development cooperation.budget cuts in 2010 on countries and programmes. One general conclusion for designing exit strategies is: 'less assumption and more evidence' .
|Title||The gaps left behind : an evaluation of the impact of ending aid|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Kemp, A. de, Lobbrecht, C.|
|Secondary Title||IOB evaluation|
|Pagination||164 p. : 14 fig., 23 tab.|
|Publisher||Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Place Published||The Hague, The Netherlands|
The evaluation gives an appraisal of the impact of the Dutch development cooperation budget cuts in 2010 on countries and programmes. The impact is measured by a) assessing the effectiveness of the discontinued projects and programmes and b) comparing the exit with the counterfactual situation of continued support.
The conclusions of the evaluation are mainly based on an analysis of the impact on six countries: Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Tanzania, and Zambia. These countries represent 47% of the budgets in the 18 exit countries on the eve of the exit decision.
The main conclusions are:
Includes ref. (p. 121-127)