99/19 Technical Assistance to Central and Eastern Europe

Claes Lindahl, Monica Brodén, Peter Westermark
Serier – Sida EvaluationDescription:
This report concerns an evaluation of eleven technical assistance projects in Central and Eastern Europe in institution building in private sector service organizations and assistance at the enterprise level. The projects are capacity building of Cambers of Commerce in Latvia, Lithuania, Kaliningrad and Bosnia Herzegovina, female entrepreneurship training in Poland and Swedish Baltic Corps project, SBC, in Latvia and Lithuania. The projects have been implemented by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern Sweden, CCISS, and the Chamber of Commerce of the Provinces of Örebro and Västmanland, CCIÖV. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the achievements, impact, relevance, cost-effectiveness and sustainability on the local organisations and their capacity to support the local trade and industry.