Evaluation at FAO

Partners

Market stall Egypt
Rome-based food and agriculture agencies

FAO's office of evaluation works with the evaluation offices of the other United Nations Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) - the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP). The three agencies offer a vast range of knowledge, financial and technical expertise, and internationally recognized forums for discussing policy issues related to food security, agriculture, and nutrition.

Highlights
EvalForward Community of Practice
14/04/2022

EvalForward is a new Community of Practice (CoP) for evaluation in agriculture, food security and rural development. It brings together officers and professionals to exchange experience and to strengthen capacities for evaluation at country level.

A joint RBA project funded by Switzerland: RBA/GLO/002/SWI - Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas. The project aims to improve food security and income-generation opportunities through food loss reduction.
Highlights
Joint evaluation of collaboration among the United Nations Rome-Based Agencies
10/11/2021

The UN Rome-based agencies – FAO, IFAD and WFP – collaborate in many forms, from joint advocacy, policy and technical work to joint projects. This is the first independent evaluation of collaboration.

Highlights
Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluation of the drought response in Ethiopia
02/03/2020

Droughts in Ethiopia have affected millions of people between 2015 and 2018, triggering a large-scale humanitarian response from the international community.

Njemena, Chad - Vendors selling vegetables at the central market
Highlights
Joint evaluations for assessing progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals
31/12/2019

Joint evaluations are an effective way of assessing progress towards the SDGs. In November 2018, WFP and FAO organized a multi-partner event in Johannesburg to identify lessons learnt from joint evaluations.

Highlights
The inter-agency humanitarian evaluation of the response to the crises in the Philippines (Typhoon Haiyan), Central African Republic and South Sudan
16/10/2017

Between the end of 2013 and early 2014 three major humanitarian crises broke out in different parts of the world. The international humanitarian system has never faced such a test on its capacities.