Primson Management Services presented the final evaluation of the CAZCOM programme. The project was in line with Zimbabwe’s national strategies and aims to strengthen the country’s agriculture and food security. The project was implemented by CIRAD Zimbabwe in cooperation with IRD, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of the University of Zimbabwe, and Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) of the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement. The highlights of the evaluation were presented by our Executive Director at the French Embassy on June 3, 2021.
In the week of 31 May 2021, our Executive Director, participated in an induction workshop on disability inclusion, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at Cresta, Zimbabwe. The Team Leader for the National Situation Analysis on Persons with Disabilities in Zimbabwe was also in attendance. The project is dedicated to accelerating the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) ratified by Zimbabwe in 2013. Knowledge of the provisions of the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) was strengthened.
“Many funded partners consider hiring evaluation consultants to carry out evaluation activities. This brief
explores possible advantages and disadvantages of using an evaluation consultant; steps to follow to hire an
evaluation consultant; how to identify a qualified evaluation consultant; the process and criteria to use in the
hiring process; accountability procedures to use to ensure high-quality work produced on schedule; and
resources to identify an evaluation consultant.”
The unexpected failures, the down time associated with such failures, the loss of production and, the higher maintenance costs are major problems in any process plant. Risk-based maintenance (RBM) approach helps in designing an alternative strategy to minimize the risk resulting from breakdowns or failures. Adapting a risk-based maintenance strategy is essential in developing cost-effective maintenance policies.
One of the specific responsibilities of the Bureau of Strategic planning is the implementation of the principles of the results-based management (RBM) approach in programming, monitoring and reporting.
“RBM is a participatory and team-based management approach to programme planning hat focuses on performance and achieving results and impacts. It is designed to improve programme delivery and strengthen managementeffectiveness, efficiency and accountability.”