Social Protection Sector Review and Development of Costed Social Protection Action Plans for Five Regions and two City Administrations

The Ethiopian economy has shown a tremendous increase in the past ten years. However, there still remains widespread poverty and vulnerability among some parts of the society. This fact is indicated in the MoLSA (2016) strategic document that the number of people living with absolute poverty decreased only slightly over the last decade. In view…

Impact Evaluation – types of questions to address and to ask

Impact Evaluation (IE) assesses whether programs have achieved their intended goals of improving the well-being of individuals attributed to the particular program or intervention. Imas and Rist (2009) mentioned three types of questions that the evaluation should address: Descriptive questions. The evaluation seeks to determine what is taking place and describes processes, conditions, organizational relationships,and…

Frontieri Employee Profile

Belaineh Legesse (PhD): • PhD in Rural Development Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Completed June 2003. • M.Sc. in Rural Development Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), 2000. • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, Haramaya University, the then Alemaya University (AU) of Agriculture, 1991. • B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, Addis Ababa University, Alemaya…

Frontieri Consult PLC is Partnering with Drexel University (USA) in Validating the Global Framework to Measure & Evaluate Changes in Social Norms in FGM Programming

Over the last decade, UNFPA, UNICEF & other partners have implemented a Joint Program to accelerate the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in 17 countries, 16 of which are in Africa. This program is now in its third phase, with the first phase (2008-2013) implemented in seven countries, including Ethiopia; the second phase (2014-2017)…

#ThrowbackThursday

Frontieri had developed three national documents for the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) in 2010; financed by UNICEF. They were: Community Care Coalition National Framework; Community Care Coalition National Implementation Guideline; and Community Care Coalition National Action Plan. MoLSA organized a three days National Workshop 26-28 June, 2019 in Adama. The third day…

Exit Evaluation of General Education Quality Improvement Program II (GEQIP II)

 INTRODUCTION Since the introduction of the 1994 Education and Training Policy, the Ethiopian government has initiated and implemented five successive longitudinal education sector development programs (ESDPs) with the intention to achieve improved access, efficiency, equity, quality, and relevance. Reform efforts implemented through the programs have brought about rapid education system expansion. Despite the achievements in…