Rolling five-year development evaluation work plan 2014-2015 to 2018-2019

This Rolling Five-Year Development Evaluation Work Plan (2014-2015 - 2018-2019) from Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development sets out the corporate evaluations that will be undertaken and the support that will be provided to branch-led evaluations in order to achieve their goals.

Their goals are stated as “100% evaluation coverage of development grants and contributions and direct program spending as required by the FAA and the 2009 TB Policy on Evaluation , while contributing to the Department's learning and decision making needs”.


In FY 2014-2015, the Development Evaluation Division will initiate and/or complete the following evaluations:

  • Countries of concentration and regional programs: Country Program Evaluations of Mozambique and Tanzania; Ethiopia and Ghana; Indonesia; Bangladesh, as well as a program evaluation of the Canada Investment Fund for Africa.
  • Countries of Modest Presence: An evaluation of programming in 8 countries with modest Canadian development assistance programs in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.
  • Fragile States: Country Program Evaluations of West Bank and Gaza, Afghanistan, Haiti and possibly South Sudan.
  • Global Issues and Development (MFM): Review of the development effectiveness of the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the United Nations Population Fund and the International Organisation of la Francophonie.
  • Partnerships for Development Innovation (PDI): An evaluation of the Partners for Development Program.
  • Corporate evaluations: A meta-evaluation of Branch-led evaluations.
  • Horizontal Evaluations: A formative evaluation of Canada's contribution to the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Initiative.


Global Affairs Canada. (2014). Rolling five-year development evaluation work plan 2014-2015 to 2018-2019. Retrieved from

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