Ninasam end line report - MFS II country evaluations, Civil Society component

D.C. Klaver, M. Hofstede, S. Wadhwa, A. Madaan, R. Pandey, B. Prasad Mohapatra

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Abstract

This report describes the findings of the end line assessment of the Indian theatre and arts organisation Ninasam that is a partner of Hivos. It assesses Ninasam’s contribution to Civil Society in India and it used the CIVICUS analytical framework. It is a follow-up of a baseline study conducted in 2012. Key questions that are being answered comprise changes in the five CIVICUS dimensions to which Ninasam contributed; the nature of its contribution; the relevance of the contribution made and an identification of factors that explain Ninasam’s role in civil society strengthening. The evaluation was commissioned by NWO-WOTRO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in the Netherlands and is part of the programmatic evaluation of the Co-Financing System - MFS II financed by the Dutch Government, whose overall aim is to strengthen civil society in the South as a building block for structural poverty reduction. Apart from assessing impact on MDGs, the evaluation also assesses the contribution of the Dutch Co-Funding Agencies to strengthen the capacities of their Southern Partners, as well as the contribution of these partners towards building a vibrant civil society arena.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherCentre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
Number of pages72
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR, Centre for Development Innovation
PublisherCentre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
No.CDI-15-040

Keywords

  • poverty
  • civil society
  • society
  • empowerment
  • development projects
  • india
  • south asia
  • asia

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