The Department of External Resources, the Department of National Planning and the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) are co-organizing a national workshop for the Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation (CSPE) conducted by IOE in the course of 2018, as a final step in the evaluation process.

The national workshop will take place on 13 March 2019 in Colombo, and will bring together representatives of the Government, IFAD senior management and project management staff of IFAD-funded projects and programmes covered by the CSPE, resource organizations and international development cooperation institutions.

The main objectives of the national workshop are to:

  • Discuss the main findings, conclusions and recommendations from the CSPE;
  • Provide inputs for the preparation of the evaluation’s Agreement at Completion Point (ACP); and
  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges of the future partnership between IFAD and the Government of Sri Lanka, taking into account the  country context, as well as IFAD’s policies and priorities.