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Back Evaluation of UNDP Support for Youth Economic Empowerment
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This is the first comprehensive attempt to gather and analyse evidence about the UNDP contribution to youth economic empowerment, decent work and livelihood creation for youth in UNDP programme countries. The evaluation assesses the extent to which the three-pronged approach of UNDP has contributed to enhancing youth psychological, behavioural and economic empowerment, and created an enabling environment for poverty reduction and livelihood improvement.
This is a theory based evaluation, framed around a modified version of the theory of change developed for the UNDP Youth-GPS, 2016-2020. The evaluation takes a mixed-methods approach inspired by contribution analysis. Therefore, data were collected and analysed through an iterative process and triangulated across sources and methods. The evaluation included an innovative multi-stakeholder consultation process.
The evaluation collected data through five main channels: (1) Analytics of corporate data, including “web scraping” of social media; (2) Comprehensive document review; (3) Key informants interviews; (4) Comprehensive document review; (5) A survey with Youth Organisations