Evaluation finale du Programme d'Aide au Commerce PIN 10ème FED
Delegation of the European Union to DR Congo
February 2018 – May 2018
Pinto Consulting GmbH
(EuropeAid FWC Lot 10 2017/389275/1)
The evaluation mission analyses the project according to the five OECD-DAC evaluation criteria, namely: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and impact. In addition, the evaluation will assess two specific EU evaluation criteria:
The “Programme d'Aide au Commerce” (AIDCOM) was financed under the 10th EDF National Indicative Program with a budget of 16 million Euros. The aim of the programme was to support the government in its efforts to make the economy more competitive for the national, regional and international market and to prepare for its integration under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).
The specific objectives were to improve legal certainty for investments, facilitate trade and customs transactions, support the development of a commercial policy and improve the quality in order to make Congolese companies more competitive. The AIDCOM programme was part of a large European Union intervention for institutional support and good governance.
The four components of the programme were:
Geographical scope of the evaluation: Kinshasa and provinces (Bandundu, Kasai, Katanga, Central Kongo, North Kivu, Province Orientale)