Evaluation of Namibia’s WFP Country Strategic Plan

WFP, Namibia

Within its existing Long-term Agreement to conduct Country Strategic Plan Evaluations, Mokoro was contracted by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to carry out the evaluation of its Country Strategic Plan (CSP) in Namibia from 2017-2023. The evaluation served the dual purpose of accountability and learning to inform the next country strategic plan. To align with the extension of the United Nations Partnership Framework announced in January 2023, WFP extended the CSP until November 2024.

The CSP was aimed at strengthening government capacities with regards to national policy frameworks, monitoring and evaluation of social programmes; and coordination of stakeholders in the area of food security and nutrition.

The Mokoro team was led by Javier Pereira, supported by a team of experienced evaluators and thematic experts in food security and school feeding. The evaluation adopted a theory-based mixed-methods approach, drawing on monitoring data, a literature review, semi-structured interviews and beneficiary focus group discussions. Gender and other cross-cutting issues were integrated in the evaluation design. Particular attention was paid to developing a methodology for the assessment of country capacity strengthening, a core objective of the CSP. Internal and external stakeholder learning workshops were conducted to validate and disseminate the findings.

The people behind the project

Project leader: Javier Pereira

Principal Consultant and Director

Principal Consultant

Research Officer

Rima Al-Azar, Justin Ellis, Tega Shivute, Stephen Lister (Quality Support), Stephen Turner (Quality Support)