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2010 Indonesia: UNICEF School and Posyandu Construction Programme in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) and Nias, Final Evaluation Report

Author: Cardno Emerging Markets (UK) Ltd. Partners: UNOPS, Design & Supervision Companies (Mott MacDonald, BITA Enarcon, Nippon Koei), Aceh and North Sumatera Government (Dinas Pendidikan & Dinas Kesehatan), BRR, and local communities.

Executive summary

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To examine to which extent the construction programme has met its objective in terms of numbers of buildings delivered and timeliness.


To provide an end-of-programme assessment of the UNICEF school and posyandu construction programme in NAD and Nias and to record lessons potentially useful for similar ongoing or future undertakings


The Evaluation was constructed in 3 phases, commenced with preparation and desk review of documentation, and then doing the substantive part which include interviews with selected UNICEF staff and external parties, consultancy with beneficiaries, field visit, and doing analysis of cost and analysisi of constraints and risk encounter; and then the last phase is reportingFindings and


The Evaluation Team concludes that the period originally considered for completion (end of December 2008) was not realistic. That implementation took 18 months longer than forseen is not surprising, particularly in an extremely complex environment. The Evaluation Team believes that overall, the programme was cost-effective.


Recommendations was based on Lesson Learned; and there are 36 lesson learned/ recommendations proposed in the Final Report.

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