Ardhi Yetu program initiative midterm evaluation
A Mid-Term Review of the land rights programmed supported by CARE Denmark. The programme aims at strengthening the capacity of civil society at local and national levels in Tanzania to hold land sector duty bearers (including government and private sector) accountable while advocating for the rights of small scale farmers and pastoralists.
General tasks in the Mid Term Review (MTR):
- To review general programme progress towards achieving programme objectives, annual targets and outcome progress markers.
- To review appropriateness, and recommend ways of strengthening, AYP strategies, in particular: advocacy and policy engagement including the use of multi stakeholders forum, networks, coalitions and the UN system (Universal Periodic review Process) gender mainstreaming as well as capacity building of civil society organizations, networks and platforms. Recommend also how AYP could strengthen the engagement with private sector such as SAGCOT through the feeder group, in particular looking at invited and non invited spaces to engage on private sector accountability for example in relation to SAGCOT Social environmental impact assessment (SEIA), as well as internally recognised guidelines and standards for responsible business such as UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the FAO Voluntary Guidelines.
- To review CARE's value addition and recommend ways of strengthening AYP capacity building approach and CARE's role in creating linkages and synergies between land sector national stakeholders and with other international networks and policy processes including for example in relation to SAGCOT Social environmental impact assessment (SEIA), as well as internally recognised guidelines and standards for responsible business such as UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the FAO Voluntary Guidelines.
The objective of this Mid-Term Review (MTR) was to assess progress, review appropriateness, and recommend ways of strengthening programme strategies in particluar the advocacy and policy engagement and finally to review the role and value addition of CARE.
The data collection method includes a mixture of desk review of documents, semi-structured interviews in Dar and Denmark as well as a stakeholder workshop in Dar.
The following tools will be used:
- Review relevant programme documentation.
- Undertake key informant interviews in Denmark and Tanzania
- Convene stakeholder's workshop
- Debriefing with CARE Tanzania team prior to departure.
The Midterm Review was indicator-based assessing whether CARE has reached the targets and results it had set for itself and the programme. The assessment of the indicators was supplemented with an assessment of the outcome mapping progress markers, The Theory of Change was a key analytical tool for the review.