Increasing the income of poor families, landless, youth, single women, people with disabilities, and people living with HIV by creating employment opportunities in four rural municipalities of Nepal (ICAV) Project in Bajhang and Morang
The goal of the project is to contribute to increased income and food security of poor and marginalized populations in Eastern and Far West Regions of Nepal. The objective of the project to independently evaluate verify (and supplement where necessary), UMN record of ICAV project achievement as reported through its Annual Reports and defined in the project log frame. To assess the extent to which the project was good value of money, the following things will be considered:
• How well the project met its objectives?
• How well the project applied value for money principles of effectiveness, economy, efficiency in relation to delivery of its outcome?
• What has happened because of DFID funding that wouldn’t have otherwise happened?
• How well the project aligns with DFID’s goals of supporting the delivery of the MDGs?
• To evaluate the project based on relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and impact and also answer its sub-questions
An integrated multi-level mixed method research approach will be adopted for evaluating the project of increasing income of poor women and men through commercial agriculture and vocational training in four rural municipalities of Bajhang and Morang district. In doing so, the evaluator will collect and analyze data, integrate the findings, and draw inferences using both qualitative and quantitative methods. A variety of data sources including outcome indicators will be analyzed to understand the social phenomena and realities of poor farmers, landless, youth, single women, people with disabilities, living with HIV in Bajhang and Morang. The transformation of theory to praxis of multi-level mixed method model is given above.