Mid-term evaluation of AGIR II Programme in Mozambique
The Swedish support to civil society in Mozambique is structured through a program called AGIR (Programa de Acções para uma Governação Inclusiva e Responsável) in which four international NGOs with a common overall objective to support Mozambiqan local Partner Organisations (POs). AGIR II covers six years (December 2014- December 2020). The intermediary partner organisations (IPOs) are Oxfam IBIS, Oxfam Novib, Diakonia and the We Effect, and they implement four “sub-programs” All the four sub-programmes work towards both an individual and a common results framework where each IPO’s operations contribute to the overarching goal for the AGIR-programme.
This mid-term evaluation was comissoned by the Swedish Embassy in Mozambique with the objective to assess the results of AGIR II in accordance with the four of the OECD/DAC standard criteria; relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and to formulate recommendations on how project implementation may be adjusted. In addition to this, the evaluation was also supposed to serve as input to discussions on how to better address continued support to the civil society in Mozambique. The evaluation covers the implementation of the AGIR programme phase II, during December 2014- December 2017.