Madagascar, Formative Evaluation of Integrated Social Protection Programme in the South of Madagascar (Joint SDG Fund)

The independent evaluation of the integrated social protection- Fagnavotse programme was jointly commissioned by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Labour Organisation (ILO), United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), World Food Programme (WFP), and the Ministry of Population, Social Protection, and Promotion of Women (MPPSPF) in Madagascar.

The evaluation assessed the relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability of the Fagnavotse programme. The specific objectives of the formative evaluation were to examine the design of the Fagnavotse programme, to assess whether the plans for the United Nations Joint SDG Fund align with the national social protection strategy and to document and provide recommendations and lessons learned on the design and integration process of the social protection programmes in the south of Madagascar.