eConsultant2: Evaluation of IFC Private Sector Devt Program in South Sudan

The final project evaluation will provide an International_Finance_Corporation_Logoassessment of the design and delivery of the South Sudan PSD Program, assessing whether the Program achieved intended results and impacts. The evaluation will also provide learnings from experience to improve future design of PSD programs in conflict and fragile states like South Sudan. The evaluation will be conducted in line with the OECD Development Assistance Committees principles of evaluation. This tender is for an individual consultant, not a firm.

Description of the Program Being Evaluated
The Programs objectives were to assist South Sudan in developing a robust private sector capable of driving broad-based development in non-oil sectors. At the end of the program, aside from strengthening a number of critical institutions and a legal framework to support investment, it was expected to result in a 20% reduction in the cost of doing business; an increase of at least 300 direct and 15,000 indirect jobs through new investments; at least additional 20% SMEs with more access to banking services; and, building capacity of more than 1,000 SMEs.

The program had three main components:
1. The South Sudan Investment Climate Reform Project Phase 2

2. The South Sudan SME Development Project

3. The South Sudan Access to Finance Project

See full tender here: #1196866 Program Evaluation of IFC Private Sector Development Program in South Sudan

Expression of Interest Deadline: 21-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (EST)

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification: # 1196866

Assignment Countries:

  • South Sudan

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