WFP and FAO jointly serve as Global Cluster Lead Agency for the Food Security Cluster. While some FSCC work existed at country level prior to the IASC decision to set up a Global Food Security Cluster at the end of 2010, more intensive support for this work has been ongoing [...]
Since 2005, country evaluations have been part of the evaluation programme of FAO; they cover all FAO activities in the country, including national projects from all funding sources, national participation in regional projects, use made of normative outputs and the work and functioning of the FAO Representation. The Programme Committee [...]
The Programme Committee at its session in March 2011, received the Evaluation of FAO’s Regional Office for the Near East. The Committee recommended that such evaluations should be conducted in other regions. Thus, FAO Office of Evaluation in 2012 carried out and completed a similar evaluation for Europe and Central [...]
In January 2012, at the request of the Programme Committee, OED launched the evaluation of FAO’s work and role in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The evaluation covers the period 2006-2011 and the work by all units identified within FAO that are responsible for contributing to DRR; it also considers ongoing [...]
Over the past two decades, FAO has been undertaking a progressive process of decentralization aimed at strengthening the capacity of FAO’s decentralized structures in order to maximize the Organization’s impact at country level. At its 108th session in October 2011, the FAO Programme Committee gave a high priority to [...]
In September 2012, prompted by both FAO management and resource partners, OED launched the evaluation of FAO’s interventions in Somalia since 2007. It will examine the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and connectedness of FAO’s interventions in Somalia, including in particular FAO’s role in coordinating food security responses and efforts on [...]
In 2010, OED carried out a first evaluation of a Regional and Sub-regional Office in the Near East and North Africa region. The Programme Committee, after reviewing it at its session in March 2011, recommended that such evaluations should be conducted in other regions.
The FAO Europe and Central Asia [...]
In recent years, the role of forests in global responses to the challenges of sustainable natural resources management, bio-energy development and natural disaster mitigation has been given considerable attention by the international community.
As part of the Independent External Evaluation of FAO, an assessment of FAO’s forestry programme was undertaken, [...]
The Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) was unanimously adopted by FAO Member States on 31 October 1995. The Code and its related International Plans of Action (IPOA) are voluntary instruments widely recognised by governments and NGOs as the global standard for the sustainable development and management of fisheries [...]
Evaluation générale du programme de coopération de la FAO dans le domaine du développement et de la réponse aux urgences sur la période 2005-2010.
Secure tenure and access to land and other natural resources has been a long-standing area of FAO concern. Much of FAO’s work has focused on analysis, policy, legislation and practical approaches related to land reform, land consolidation, land registration and cadastre, leasing, customary and communal land tenure, rural property [...]
In 1989, for the first time FAO formally integrated in its work the recommendations emanating from international conferences for the advancement of women, including the 1985 Nairobi-Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women. This was achieved by preparing the first of four successive plans of action: the first two [...]
While nutrition is part of FAO’s mandate, its place and role in the Organization’s overall activities have varied and evolved, reflecting the priority given to this area of work. In recent years, the resources for nutrition have declined. Nonetheless, an intensive programme of work has been maintained and thin resources [...]
Policy is one of the eight “Core Functions” that FAO has identified as cross-cutting approaches that underpin its work in achieving its Strategic Objectives.
The main purpose of the evaluation is to assess the capacity, role and comparative advantage of FAO in providing policy support to the global community in [...]