Evaluation at FAO


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.
Ghana - Women put Shea seeds in a sack at Ojoba Women's Shea Cooperative
How important are partnerships to FAO’s work?

Our programme evaluation review found a link between strong partnerships and high quality programme delivery.

EvalForward Community of Practice

EvalForward is a Community of Practice (CoP) for evaluation in agriculture, food security and rural development. It brings together officers and...

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.
Joint evaluation of collaboration among the United Nations Rome-based agencies

The UN Rome-based agencies – FAO, IFAD and WFP – collaborate in many forms, from joint advocacy, policy and technical work to joint projects. This...

Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluation of the drought response in Ethiopia

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

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

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...

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

Between the end of 2013 and early 2014 three major humanitarian crises broke out in different parts of the world. The international humanitarian system...