MIF Evaluation - Business Development Services

Dec 2003
This document (MIF/GN-78-12) reports the results of OVE's evaluation to MIF's Business Development Services. From 1994 to 2002 a total of US$135 million were allocated for 100 Business Development Services (BDS) projects. Following the evaluation framework and methodology developed by OVE to carry-out the evaluation of MIF activities, the first chapter analyses the context for MIF interventions, the second chapter reviews the evolution the strategic approach pursued, and the third chapter summarizes the analysis of the projects according to the evaluative dimensions considered. In the fourth chapter, there is a review of the main strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities for the MIF derived from this evaluation.