Monitoring & evaluation projects

Profiled projects

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)


Context – By 2014 DFAT had invested nearly 130 million AUD in response to the crisis in Syria. The Office of Development Effectiveness had been tasked with conducting an evaluation of the Australian assistance to the Syrian crisis and Humanitarian Advisory
Group was invited to be on the team to provide humanitarian technical support and advice.

Support provided – Humanitarian Advisory Group worked with DFAT to develop an appropriate methodology to evaluate assistance provided. The team conducted interviews and focus group discussions in Australia and travelled to Jordan and Lebanon to evaluate the programme on the ground. Humanitarian Advisory Group assisted with the writing of the final evaluation report.

Outcome – A final evaluation report that was published with key recommendations regarding Australian assistance to the Syrian crisis.

Australian Red Cross

Context – The International Humanitarian Law Program of the Australian Red Cross is a central component of the organisation’s work. In 2016 the programme commissioned an external evaluation to understand the relevance and effectiveness of the programme.

Support provided – Humanitarian Advisory Group led the evaluation of the programme conducting research across Australia over a period of three months. The team provided the IHL program team with detailed recommendations to support the relevance and effectiveness of the programme moving forward.

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