Strategic Evaluation of the Effectiveness of WFP Livelihood Recovery Interventions

This evaluation examines the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of WFP’s support to people’s recovery of their livelihoods after disasters. The objectives of this evaluation were to assess how far WFP interventions are meeting their stated and implicit recovery and livelihoods objectives and to encourage learning for WFP to improve its recovery related programming. The findings of this evaluation are based on field research conducted in Bangladesh, Colombia, Lesotho, Nepal and Uganda, together with a desk analysis of recovery issues in Ethiopia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and Sudan and a wider review of WFP documentation and the secondary literature on livelihoods and recovery.