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Plantwise Evaluation: Bolivia, Peru and Nicaragua

Published: September, 2016

External publication

Evidence on Demand

An Evaluation of the Plantwise programme in the Latin American countries was conducted by a team of two independent consultants during the period June to September 2016. The consultants were Eduardo Quiroga and Bruce Kernan. The countries evaluated were Peru, Bolivia and Nicaragua. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the performance of the Plantwise programme, with a focus on Latin America, in terms of its relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, impact, coherence and value added, including risks and potential for the future. The evaluation also sought to identify key lessons learned and to assess programme responsiveness to challenges in implementation. Lastly, the evaluation aimed to propose practical recommendations for the improvement of country-specific interventions to strengthen the outputs, outcomes and impact of the program in the region. The consultants worked together for a week in Peru. Eduardo Quiroga then went to Bolivia for a week and Bruce Kernan to Nicaragua, where they interviewed government officials and farmers at select sites where Plantwise has assisted in establishing and operating plant clinics. The methods employed by the team involved collecting field data through interviews, observations and studying crop budgets.

Plantwise Evaluation: Bolivia, Peru and Nicaragua


Type External publication

Published in Evidence on Demand report

Language English

Year 2016

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