Country Program Evaluation: Barbados (2005-2009)

Jun 2010
This report (RE-369) presents an evaluation of the Bank's Country Program in Barbados over the period 2005-2009. The evaluation is organized in the following chapters: Chapter I provides an overview of the structure of the Barbadian economy, developments that took place over the period of review, and the development challenges faced by the country. Chapter II describes and evaluates the Bank's programming intent for the country based on two evaluative criteria: relevance and coherence. Chapter III reviews the delivery of the Bank's program; and Chapter IV examines the developmental effectiveness of the program in areas identified by the strategy. In conclusion, Chapter V presents the general findings of the evaluation, and recommendations for future Bank programming and action in the country.