Gana Pati Ojha

Consultant, CARE International Timor-Leste

March- April 2009

Mid-term evaluation of Local Initiatives for Food-security Transformation Project (LIFT) that focused on promoting the empowerment of vulnerable women, men and youth groups to access social and agricultural support services; increasing agricultural production and productivity; increasing availability of improved seed through seed production at the households level, and mainstreaming community-based disaster risk management and climate change for sustainable production systems. Activities include document review, methodology design, field survey, data analysis and report preparation. Scope included assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the project, assess the impact and sustainability of the project, lessons learned of the project and recommendations for the remaining period of project implementation, and measure the indicators as provided in the logical framework of the project. EC and ADA fund.