External evaluation of SAFBIN program

The evaluation team comprising of Mr. Amir Irfan, Mr. Khalid Shabbir (Country Evaluator), Miss Aisha Zahid & Miss Saba (Co-evaluators) visited village 40/SB district Sargodha and village 50/MB district Khushab from 20-21 May 2021. Mr. Amir Irfan and field team gave detailed briefing on SAFBIN activities.

Meeting with Country Evaluators was held on 25 May to discuss the process and methodology adopted for evaluation. The main objective was to review the programme performance after three years of program implementation. The time period for this external evaluation is 1st April 2018 to 31 March 2021.

Experiences of farmers and other stakeholders during baseline, research trials, capacity building and LFA quarterly monitoring data collection helped evaluator to better assess the progress, process and impact and suggest mid-course corrections for last year’s activities and other recommendations.