Ref N° 644

Mid-term Evaluation of the Support programme for improving the competitivity and trading capacity of SMEs and co-operatives

Country
Guatemala
Client
EUD
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 157 780
Origin of funding
EC
Proportion carried out by legal entity
19%
Consortium members
DT Global (lead), OCA Global
Start date
January 2020
End date
May 2020
Number of staff provided
140 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The specific objective of the support programme is to improve the competitiveness of MSME’s and cooperatives to meet market requirements.

Expected results include:

  • Improved capacity of national quality and MSF institutions for greater compliance with formal market requirements by MSMEs and cooperatives;
  • Enhanced capacity of MINECO to support the competitiveness of MSMEs and cooperatives to access formal markets and link to value chains;
  • Improved public-private dialogue at the territorial level to support the competitiveness of MSMEs and cooperatives in the prioritized departments; and
  • Competitiveness and enhanced commercial capacity of MSMEs and cooperatives supported to access formal markets and link to value chains.

The objective of the mission is to undertake a mid-term evaluation of the programme.

Type of services provided

Evaluation using the standard five DAC evaluation criteria namely: relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and impact.

In addition, two specific EU evaluation criteria will be analysed in the evaluation:

  • The added value of the EU (the additional advantages of the Action compared to an intervention only from the MS); and
  • Internal coherence of the Action and coherence with the European Union’s cooperation strategy in Guatemala and with other EU policies and actions of the MS.


Main staff provided:

  • Team leader (38 w/d);
  • Sector specialists (102 w/d).

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