Office of Development Effectiveness
Strengthening the effectiveness of Australia's aid program
The Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE) at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade builds stronger evidence for more effective aid. ODE monitors the performance of the Australian aid program, evaluates its impact and contributes to international evidence and debate about aid and development effectiveness.
Evaluation of Australia—Vietnam country strategy, 2010–2015
- ODE has commissioned an independent evaluation of the Australia–Vietnam Joint Aid Program Strategy. This evaluation will cover the first three years of implementation of the strategy, from 2010 to date. The objectives of the evaluation are to assess the effectiveness of AusAID’s development and execution of the Vietnam country strategy, and assess the results obtained under the current country strategy and the legacy of past Australian aid investments.
ODE Talks to UK research and development expert John Young about research uptake
- Why should busy aid program managers care about the latest international development policy research? In this episode of ODE Talks, UK research and development expert John Young updates us on how global aid agencies are applying new research to strengthen their programs and plan more effectively.
Independent Evaluation Committee Communiqué
- The Independent Evaluation Committee (IEC) has released a communiqué outlining the outcomes of its meeting on 3 September 2013.
Latest edition of ODE Updates online now
- The latest edition of ODE Updates reports on the OECD DAC Evalnet’s 30th anniversary meeting, and updates you on ODE’s Rolling Work Plan, forthcoming evaluation reports on AusAID’s response to the 2011 Horn of Africa humanitarian crisis and Australia’s Volunteers for International Development program, a new ODE Talks podcast on the Horn of Africa evaluation, and more.