This final evaluation focused on results achieved and lessons learned from two components of USAID/Indonesia’s decentralization support program. The evaluation team visited sites in Java and Sumatra to assess the extent to which project activities had helped provide local governments in Indonesia with the administrative tools they need to manage their new responsibilities in a transparent, efficient, and participatory manner. The team also examined issues of coordination with other technical assistance programs aimed at strengthening local government management and service delivery, and provided recommendations regarding the structure and approach for future USAID programs to support local governance in Indonesia.
Checchi served as prime contractor for nine consecutive USAID IQCs for evaluation and related services. Under these IQCs, Checchi completed a wide range of studies,