Assam Riot Victims’ Rehabilitation/Development Support Project (ARRP) –Full Term Evaluation (2009-2013)
The project works within 200 communities of Kokrajhar and Chirang districts spread over five development blocks. The objectives of the project include building healthy relationships between different ethnic groups, strengthening CBOs to address various issues concerning them, improving food security, empowering women, improving psycho social security and establishing partnerships between duty bearers and other service providers. The LWSI intervention was initiated after the riots in 1996 and 1998. The focus of the intervention was Relief (1996—2003) followed by Rehabilitation (2004-2008) and then Development (2009-2013). The major aim of the evaluation was to assess the progress of the project towards its set goal, objectives and intentions. In addition the evaluation would have to consider relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability in the course of evaluation. Other specific areas for review are mentioned in the Terms of Reference.