Evaluation of PUM Netherlands Senior Experts 2012-2015

The purpose of the theory-based evaluation of the Evaluation of PUM Netherlands Senior Experts 2012-2015 was to assess the:

  1. (continuous) relevance of the PUM programme, including the poverty focus as well as the relevance for the aid and trade agenda;
  2. improvement of the monitoring and evaluation function of PUM;
  3. adequacy of available management information for monitoring and evaluation purposes, in order to ensure the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the programme;
  4. effectiveness of the PUM-programme during the period 2012-2015; and
  5. efficiency of the management and programme itself.

Implementation period:
November 2015-June 2016

Reports:
Nico van der Windt, Niek de Jong, Alexander Otgaar, Marie Heydenreich, Hans Slegtenhorst, Hidde van der Veer and Jan-Jelle Witte. Evaluation Foundation Netherlands Senior Experts (PUM) 2012-2015. Final Report. The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. June 2016


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Niek de Jong and Carlos García. Evaluation Foundation Netherlands Senior Experts (PUM) 2012-2015. Country study Colombia. The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. May 2016

Projections of supply and demand for teachers in Chile

The aim of this project was to study past trends in the labour market for teachers in Chile, to make projections of the supply of and demand for teachers in Chile for the period 2016-2025, using a forecast model with (econometrically) estimated parameters, and to give policy recommendations.

Implementation period:

November 2016-July 2017

Report:

Niek de Jong Paul de Hek and Jaap de Koning. Estudio de Proyecciones de Oferta y Demanda de Profesores para los Próximos 10 Años en Chile. Informe Final. Study commissioned by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Chile. Rotterdam: ERBS, Erasmus University Rotterdam. July 2017

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 Migrant 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.