With the widespread implementation capacity problems not only in Ethiopia but also across the continent, monitoring and evaluation happen to be one of the key areas in undertaking any project in Africa. Frontier i consult helped governmental, nongovernmental, bilateral and multilateral organizations appropriately put their projects and policies into practice through its meticulous midterm Evaluation services. Going through the list of projects we carried out over the years, you could get an impression of our unsurpassed services, which are results of the profound devotion and seamless intellect of our experts and partners.
  • 1. Mid-Term Evaluation for Basic Services Project (BASES) Under Peace and Development Program (PDP), Save the Children Ethiopia.

    Though the Peace and Development Program have four major areas of emphasis, the major area of emphasis of this particular project was on the support to the delivery of Basic Services Project (BASES) in Somali region, which has been implemented by a conglomerate, including organizations such as: Save the Children International (the leading agency), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Islamic Relief (IR) and Ogaden Welfare and Development Association (OWDA).

  • 2. Impact Evaluation of PSNP and CBHI Linkages: Qualitative Component of a Longitudinal Study to Assess the Impacts of PSNP and CBHI Linkages on Client Households:

    The major purpose of this consultancy service is to collect qualitative data in three waves of longitudinal study to assess the impacts of PSNP and CBHI linkages on client households at Amhara regional state. Three rounds of qualitative data collection will take place at baseline, midline and end line. Frontier i consult in partnership with the UNICIEF’s Office of Research (OoR) design and implement the qualitative data collection of the impact evaluation. Frontier i consult is required to lead the overall data collection process, including preparation of field manuals for interviewers and supervisors, obtaining ethical approval, design and implement all data collection plans for three round that contain recruitment and training of enumerators, procurements of logistics and supplies, conducting pilot testing, transcription and translation of interview, responding to the queries of data collection errors and preparation of field work report. In addition, as presented in the ToR, the consulting firm will provide support service for OoR in designing data collection instruments, analysis, interpretation of the results, and dissemination workshop. The qualitative data collection will consist of a sub-sample of quantitative evaluation sample. As indicated in the ToR, the overall evaluation comprises 2 woredas as treatment and 2 woredas as comparison group. Then the qualitative sample, in collaboration with OoR, will be purposively selected from the 2 treatment districts. The data collection methods, as suggested in the ToR, include in-depth interview, key informant interview and structured observation. The sample contains three groups, i.e. same 30 beneficiaries for the in-depth interview per wave; 7-12 key informant interview with key experts and officials; interview with 15 household heads and 15 females of ages 12-24 year in same household to examine dynamics around early marriage.