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BA Reports & Resources

A growing number of Beneficiary Assessments are being conducted around the world. Here you will find:

  • Selected BA reports from different projects
  • Video testimonies from specific BA experiences
  • Reflections on and descriptions of the BA approach
  • Reports and inputs from BA Learning Events

 

Together with the other parts of the BA Pack, they should give you all the background information you need to plan and implement a Beneficiary Assessment in your own project or programme context.

 

​​Country / Regional BA Projects

 

Haiti - 2016

Evaluation par les Acteurs du service de l’eau, concept pour l’évaluation des impacts du projet EPA-V, Haiti, 20 Mars 2016

EA_methodologie_EPA-V.pdf

Rapport d'evaluation des impacts du projet EPA-V, projet eau potable et assainissment. Haiti, Juin 2016

Evaluation EPA-V par les acteurs_final.pdf


Honduras - 2016

Honduras BA Report on VET (Vocational Education and Training) / Evaluación Participativa - Project PROJOVEN, SWISSCONTACT - January 2016

20160127--InformeFinal-ResultadosBA.pdf


Lesotho / Swaziland - 2015

See a description of how a BA was conceived and implemented in Lesotho, Swaziland, from the point of view of an SDC Regional Programme Manager, here.


Nicaragua - 2014
Final Report on Beneficiary Assessment of PAGRICC Program (Environment, Disaster Risks Management and Climate Change)
Informe Final Beneficiary Assessment (Evaluación participativa por protagonistas) del Programa Ambiental de Gestión de Riesgos de Desastres y Cambio Climático (PAGRICC) MARENA

 Download Report (PDF, 6.79MB, SP)


Bangladesh
2014
Beneficiary Assessment of Improving water, sanitation and hygiene status in the Kurigram and Barguna Districts of Bangladesh
Terre des hommes Bangladesh / Mosabber Hossain and Humyra Habiba / Mach 2014

Download Report (PDF, 788.53 KB, EN)


Ethiopia
2013
Beneficiary Assessment of Community’s Perceptions on Rehabilitated and Improved Water Resources in Miyo Wereda, Borana Zone of the Oromia Region . HEKS / Dr. Mirgissa Kaba and Liben Gollo / December 2013

Download Report (PDF, 1.57 MB, EN)


Nepal
2013
Beneficiary Assessment of the Water Resources Management Programme (WARM-P). Validation workshop / Ramesh Chandra Bohara, Harihar Sapkota, Riff Fullan, Martin Fischler / September 2013

Download Report (PDF, 1.6 MB, EN)

 

Nepal / Ethiopia - 2013

Reflections on BAs of WASH Projects in Nepal and Ethiopia / Riff Fullan

Download Presentation (PDF, 6.10 MB)

 

Panama - 2013

Final Summary of the BA Workshop. -Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación – COSUDE (SDC)

Download Final Summary (PDF, 942 KB, SP)

Evaluacion de Beneficiario de la SDC – Nota de Cómo Hacerlo (How-To Note on BA from SDC) Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación – COSUDE (SDC)

Download Evaluation (PDF, 468 KB, SP)


Central America, Bolivia and Kenya
2012
Beneficiary Assessment – a participative approach for impact assessment. SDC learning event / Martin Fischler / January 2013

Download Report: Central America, Bolivia & Kenya (PDF, 1.08 MB, EN)


Nepal
2012
Public Audits in Nepal. SCD learning event / November 2012 / Katrin Rosenberg

Download Report (PDF, 699 KB, EN)


East Africa
2010
Impact Assessment of Pull-Push Technology developed and promoted by ICIPE and partners in eastern Africa. ICIPE / Intercooperation

Download Report (PDF, 2.49 MB, EN)


El Salvador - 2008
Informe Resultados Evaluación Participativa por Municipios (EPM)AGUASAN

Download Report (PDF, 1.71 MB, SP) 


Bolivia
2006
Valoración Participativa de Impacto (V.P.I.) - Programa ATICA. ATICA

Download Report (PDF, 2.30 MB, SP)


Bolivia
2004
Valoración Participativa de Impacto (VPI) - Programa Nacional de Semillas (PNS) PNS

Download Report (PDF, 2.43 MB, SP)


Bolivia
2003
Valoración Participativa de Impacto de proyectos productivos con manejo de recursos naturales ATICA

Download Report (PDF, 2.53 MB, SP)


Nicaragua
2003
Evaluación Participata por Productores (EPP) PASOLAC

Download Report (PDF, 780 KB, SP)


El Salvador
2003
Evaluación Participativa por Productor EPP Fase 2000-2003. PASOLAC

Download Report (PDF, 1.50 MB, SP)


Honduras
2003
Informe de Resultados -Evaluación Participativa por Productores y Productoras. PASOLAC

Download Report (PDF, 348 KB, SP)

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​​Videos - BA Video Testimonials

 

The BA Process: Bulisani Ncube, SDC Regional Programme Manager, Southern Africa
 

 

 

BA Results Informing Future Action: Bulisani Ncube, SDC Regional Programme Manager, Southern Africa

 

 

 

Ethiopia 2013: Beneficiary Assessment of the "Rehabilitation and Improvement Water Resources in Borana" Project

 

Katelo Wariyo, Citizen Observer of the Borana Beneficiary Assessment, Melbana Kebele, Ethiopia

Resource: Beneficiary Assessment of Community’s Perceptions on Rehabilitated and Improved Water Resources in Miyo Wereda, Borana Zone of the Oromia Region / HEKS / Dr. Mirgissa Kaba and Liben Gollo / December 2013

Download Report (PDF, 1.57 MB, EN)

 

 

Nepal 2013: Beneficiary Assessment of the "Water Resources Management Programme (WARM-P)"

 

Amrakala B. K., Citizen Observer of the WARM-P Beneficiary Assessment,  Nepa, Dailekh, Nepal

 

 

Madan Bhatta, WARM-P Project Manager, Surkhet, Nepal


 

 

Tulsi Prasad Upadhyaya, Village Development Committee (VDC), Nepa Dailekh, Nepal

 

 

Netra Bickram Thapa, Social Awareness Centre (WARM-P Implementation Partner), Nepal


 

Beneficiary Assessment of the Water Resources Management Programme (WARM-P)

 

Kali Badahur Pun, Chairperson of the Kanda Water Users & Sanitation Committee, Jajarkot District, Nepal 

Resource: Validation workshop / Ramesh Chandra Bohara, Harihar Sapkota, Riff Fullan, Martin Fischler / September 2013

Download Report (PDF, 1.6 MB, EN)

 

 

Reflections on the BA approach

Rapport initial concernant la partie évaluation par les bénéficiaires de l’Evaluation Externe du Programme SAHA
Marlene Buchy, May 2012

Download Report (PDF, 378 KB, FR)

 

Beneficiary Assessment - An Approach Described
Lawrence F. Salmen, August 2002

Download Report (PDF, 67 KB)

 

Learning About Beneficiary Assessment - SAHA
Testing the Beneficiary Assessment methodology in the context of external project evaluation
Marlene Buchy & A. Kelbert

Download Report (PDF, 436 KB, EN)

 

 

 

BA Learning Events Resources

 

Capitalization of Experience Workshop and Planning Session - September 2013

Capitalization of Experience Workshop and Planning Session Summary / Laurent Ruedin

Download Summary (PDF, 625 KB)

Beneficiary Assessment an Institutional Perspective: Work in Progress / Laurent Ruedin

Download Presentation (PDF, 375 KB)

 

 

Learning Event SDC - January 2013

More than 30 participants from SDC, Swiss NGO participated in these two days organized by Quality Assurance, supported by the Institute of Development Studies (UK) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation. A draft How-To Note on BA was discussed during the learning event and was adapted according to the feedback received. The final version of the How-To Note is available for download below.

Summary of Program - Presentations and case presentations:

  • Brief Methodological Introduction to Beneficiary Assessment  / Patta Scott-Villiers, IDS

Download Presentation (PDF, 418 KB)

  • BA in PCM at Strategic and Operational Level SDC (Quality Assurance Tools & Evaluation)  / Laurent Ruedin, Ursula Laeubli, Anne Bichsel, SDC

Download Presentation (PDF, 540 KB)

  • Presentation of the How-To Note on BA  / Cathy Shutt

Download Presentation (PDF, 91.76 KB)

  • Beneficiary Assessment , Central America, Bolivia, Kenya  / Martin Fischler, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

Download Presentation (PDF, 987 KB)

  • Bilans Participatif, Burkina Faso  / Nathalie Nikiéma, SDC

Download Presentation (PDF, 257 KB , FR)

  • Public Audits, Nepal  / Katrin Rosenberg, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

Download Presentation (PDF, 672 KB)

  • Citizen Engagement through Visual Participatory Processes, Bosnia, Herzegovina  / Stephanie Guha

Download Presentation (PDF, 463 KB)

  • Beneficiary Assessment: the Case of SAHA, Madagascar  / Alexandra Kelbert

Download Presentation (PDF, 816 KB)

  • Beneficiary Perspectives in the Water Consortium / Agnès Montangero, Swiss Water & Sanitation NGO Consortium

Download Presentation (PDF, 903 KB)

  • Whose Learning and Accountability? Working with citizen researchers / Cathy Shutt, Plan international

Download Presentation (PDF, 853 KB)

 

 

 

For more details on how to organise a BA

See the BA How-to Note here