• Making it count: Lessons from Australian electoral assistance 2006–16

    This ODE evaluation found Australian assistance has made a positive difference, but could deliver better results with greater attention to the wider environment, longer-term planning and better use of Australia’s expertise.

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  • Unfinished business: Evaluation of Australian advocacy for disability-inclusive development

    This evaluation assesses the effectiveness and credibility of DFAT's global advocacy for disability-inclusive development.

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  • Cambodia Agricultural Value Chain (CAVAC) Phase One evaluation

    This evaluation assesses the results and lessons from the first phase of CAVAC, DFAT’s first market systems development program.

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  • Pandemics and emerging infectious diseases

    The Office of Development Effectiveness has conducted an evaluation of Australia’s assistance to combat pandemics and emerging infectious diseases in Asia and the Pacific from 2006 to 2015.

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The Office of Development Effectiveness

The Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE) at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) builds stronger evidence for more effective aid. ODE assesses DFAT’s internal performance management systems, evaluates the performance of the Australian aid program and contributes to evidence and debate about aid effectiveness.



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