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Supporting the Development of Localised Approaches in Rakhine State

Supporting the Development of Localised Approaches in Rakhine State

Danish Refugee Council, Myanmar

 

Rakhine state is a challenging cotext for civil society, and in particular for local actors; the Rakhine are a marginalised group within Myanmar, the Rohingya are both a religious and an ethnic minority, and exisiting civil society consists of very small local actors, often with strong community ties but limited understading of principles of assistance. The project, conducted in the aftermath of the coup, included a review of the ethical issues associated with localisation as well as the proposal of a new approach to engaging with local actors. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Evaluation of the Mediterranean Mixed Migration (3M) Response Programme

Final Evaluation of the Mediterranean Mixed Migration (3M) Response Programme

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3M CONSORTIUM (DRC, IRC, START NETWORK)

LIBYA, NIGER, MALI, TUNISIA, BURKINA FASO

3M was a three-year FCDO-funded migration response programme led by a consortium of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), International Rescue Committee (IRC), the Start Network and the Mixed Migration Center (North and West Africa). The programme was operational in Mali, Niger, Libya, Tunisia, and Burkina Faso – with additional reach provided by Migration Emergency Response Facility (MERF) grants provided by the Start Network.

Meraki Labs was commissioned to complete a final evaluation of the programme, with the overall objective of this assignment is to support the 3M migration program to assess to what extent the project has contributed to its overall objective and achieved its results, and to evaluate if the project’s approach (design and implementation) was the right strategy. Meraki Labs used a traditional OECD DAC evaluation approach, combined with an in-depth theory of change review, value for money assessment, and modified the effectiveness assessment to correspond with a routes-based approach framework.

Evaluation of Refugee and Host Community Protection Programming in Cox Bazaar

Evaluation of Refugee and Host Community Protection Programming in Cox Bazaar

DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, BANGLADESH

With funding from ECHO, DRC worked to support general protection, protection specifically related to gender-based violence, advocacy and coordination in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. Both host community and refugee camps were targeted, with a range of community based programming activities.

Meraki Labs conducted an end-line evaluation including conducting key informant interviews with staff and stakeholders as well as focus group discussions with beneficiaries. The project was evaluated along OECD criteria, and the team was supported in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and learning from the evaluation.

Mixed Migration Consortium Monitoring and Evaluation System

Mixed Migration Consortium Monitoring and Evaluation System

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DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, ETHIOPIA

The Ethiopia Migration Programme is a consortium in which five agencies implement programs across at least 3 regions in Ethiopia, targeting over one million people.

Meraki Labs supported the EMP in translating project objectives and indicators into an M&E framework, and identifying the structures required to roll out this framework effectively across all organizations.

Mixed Migration Consortium Theory of Change

Mixed Migration Consortium Theory of Change

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DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, ETHIOPIA

The Ethiopia Migration Programme (EMP) is a GBP 21 million programme, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DfID), aiming to enhance the protective environment for migrants and would-be migrants whilst reducing unsafe irregular migration through and from Ethiopia.

Meraki Labs worked with the consortium to analyse the strengths and weaknesses in the Theory of Change and propose revisions and refinements which could increase the impact of the programming.

Global Strategy for Humanitarian Sector Prioritization, Selection, and Investment

Global Strategy for Humanitarian Sector Prioritization, Selection, and Investment

DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, Global

Danish Refugee Council has a presence in 40 countries, with a budget of approximately 400 million USD. The organisation uses a beneficiary-centred framework based on a holistic understanding of the stages of displacement that allows a flexible approach to individual country programmes. As a result, DRC works across 13 sectors humanitarian sectors.
Meraki Labs conducted a strategic evaluation of DRC’s global level programming and supported the organisation in streamlining its programmatic approach. Meraki Labs conducted an in-depth analysis, engaged with senior management and developed a set of options for the global Senior Management Team.

Evaluation of ECHO Funded Multisectoral Project

Evaluation of ECHO Funded Multisectoral Project

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DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, IRAQ

DRC Iraq provided multi-sectoral support in camp management, protection, shelter, WASH and livelihoods, across eleven governorates in Iraq, with support from ECHO.

Meraki Labs conducted an end-line evaluation including conducting key informant interviews with staff and stakeholders as well as focus group discussions with beneficiaries. The project was evaluated along OECD criteria, and the team was supported in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and learning from the evaluation.