Worldwide—United Nations World Food Programme Long-Term Agreement to Provide Evaluation Services

Client: United Nations World Food Programme

Duration: 2010-2013

Region: Worldwide

Country: Worldwide

Solutions: Economic Growth Global Health

Volatile food prices, changing weather patterns, and local and regional instability are contributing to increased numbers of refugees, internally displaced people, and food-insecure communities. In a food security crisis, many of these people and communities depend on the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for assistance. DAI performed evaluations of WFP’s portfolio of programs in Central America, Chad, Haiti, Yemen, Zimbabwe, and Niger to help the organization better implement its food assistance programs.

Select Results

  • Evaluated the entirety of WFP’s portfolio in a country over a several-year period.
  • Combined quantitative and qualitative tools and methods to make evidence-based recommendations about WFP’s strategic alignment in a country, and about strategic partnerships, operational decision making, and program implementation.
  • Tailored strategies and recommendations to local country context and challenges.
  • Identified ways that WFP can better prepare local communities for natural disasters and other crises.
  • Uncovered opportunities to better serve internally displaced people.


Worldwide—Preparedness and Response (P&R)

The P&R project addressed the practical issues confronting national governments as they coped with the human, financial, and logistical constraints associated with pandemic threats.

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