Nepal is passing through a transition following a 10-year conflict. Growth is estimated to increase to almost 5 percent in 2012. The next few years are critical if Nepal is to build on its success, managing its transition while confronting development challenges.
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The primary objective of an upcoming
Nepal Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE) will be to
evaluate the outcome of the Bank's assistance program.
The assessment, based... Show More + on IEG country assistance evaluation
methodology, will apply the standard evaluation criteria of
relevance, efficacy, efficiency, and sustainability. The
CAE will discuss and assess: the relevance of IDA objectives
and instruments; the extent to which these objectives were
achieved (efficacy); how they were achieved (efficiency);
and the institutional development impact of the Bank's
assistance and resilience to risks of development benefits.
The CAE will also assess the role played the Bank in
achieving the country program outcomes
(contribution/attribution) in the context of
government's development goals. It will also draw
lessons for application in future Nepal Country Assistance
Strategies (CASs). The evaluation will examine progress in
achieving the following CAS outcome objectives as stated in
Annex B10 of 2003 document: broad-based economic growth;
social development; social inclusion; and good governance. Show Less -