Independent report

Evaluation of World Bank Statistics for Results Facility: Catalytic Fund

This evaluation aims to assess the success of the pilot phase in achieving the Statistics for Results Facility Catalytic Fund specific objectives.

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The evaluation aims to assess the success of the pilot phase in achieving the Statistics for Results Facility (SRF’s) specific objectives of: * promoting a system-wide approach in statistics * increasing resources for implementing national statistical plans * linking improvements in the statistical system to the needs of national and sectoral monitoring frameworks * promoting an improved national dialogue and partnership between statistics users and statistical producers * delivering more efficient and effective assistance to statistics through better coordination and alignment to agreed national statistical plans

The evaluation also assesses the impact of the in-country donor statisticians in helping countries reach the SRF objectives, and the Facility’s governance arrangements and operational practices and procedures.