CAPACITY BUILDING THROUGH FOREIGN AIDED PROJECT: AN EVALUATIVE STUDY
Sabahat Akram ()
IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 2014, vol. 10, issue 1, 53-65
PurposeThis study presents an analysis of the impact of training capacity development through a foreign aided project National Education project NEP in AJK.Methodology/SamplingA customized set of capacity domains was developed using standard analysis tools devised by UNDP against whom the change due to trainings was measured.The variables of the model are Relevance, Performance, Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Sustainability & Community Participation.The statistical estimates are based on a data set of various surveys and scheduled interviews.FindingsThe study concludes that although trainings for the master trainers were relevant and efficient but they could not provide desired results for ultimate beneficiaries that is the primary teachers.Sustainability and community participation were the weaker areas of the project creating negative effects.Practical ImplicationsThe analysis includes recommendations for more prudent future policy making of such projects.This research study is first of its kind for a particular area of Pakistan.It presents an overview of the foreign aided project and will serve as database for future planning and research.
Keywords: Capacity development; Impact evaluation; Relevance; Effectiveness; Sustainability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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