Evaluation of CBI Integrated Programmes 2012-2018

This external evaluation intended to reflect on and provide input for adjustment of the approach of CBI – the centre for the promotion of imports from developing countries. Its main purpose was therefore to determine a series of lessons and recommendations for the future. It covered three regional Integrated Programmes (IPs) that were implemented in 2012-2018 and dealt with agro-food products and food ingredients in Central America, East Africa and Southeast Asia.

The evaluation was carried out in collaboration with the Royal Tropical Institute. For the evaluation, interviews were held in Honduras, Indonesia and Uganda.

Implementation period:

October 2018 -June 2019

Reports:

Niek de Jong, Froukje Kruijssen and Nico van der Windt. Evaluation of CBI Integrated Programmes 2012-2018. Final Report. Report commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) of the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. Rotterdam and Amsterdam: ERBS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and KIT Royal Tropical Institute. July 2019

Niek de Jong and Rafael del Cid. Country Report Honduras – Evaluation CBI Integrated Agro-Food Programmes. Report commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) of the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. Rotterdam and Tegucigalpa: ERBS, Erasmus University Rotterdam. July 2019

Evaluation of project “Manos al Agua” in Colombia

This evaluation of the project Intelligent Water Management – also known as project “Manos al Agua” – that was implemented in the Colombian coffee sector forms part of the evaluation of the Sustainable Water Fund of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project “Manos al Agua” was evaluated by means of application of both quantitative coffee farm survey-based techniques and more qualitative stakeholder analysis. The evaluation also encompassed an assessment of the sustainability of the project after its completion in June 2018.

Implementation period:

October 2014 – December 2019

Report:

Niek de Jong, Jörg Peters, Ann-Kristin Reitmann and Maximiliane Sievert. Intelligent Water Management Colombia. Final Evaluation Report. June 2019

Evaluation Migrant of Entrepreneurship Projects

The aim of this project was the evaluation of the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and sustainability of six so-called migrant entrepreneurship projects implemented in the countries of origin of diaspora living in the Netherlands.

Implementation period:

October 2018 – July 2019

Report:

Marije Balt, Willem Cornelissen, Niek de Jong, Wim Naudé and Anja Willemsen. External Evaluation of Migrant Entrepreneurship Projects. Report commissioned by the Department for Stability and Humanitarian Aid and the Department of Sustainable Economic Development of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. July 2019.