Mid-Term Evaluation of Program Performance

International Financial Consulting Ltd. was engaged by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development to undertake an evaluation of the CARTFund, a special purpose trust fund administered by the Caribbean Development Bank to promote the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (CARICOM-EU) and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) trade agreements. The team deployed for this assignment used multiple research methods to determine the effectiveness of the CARTFund to promote EPA and CSME implementation across 32 regional and national projects supporting a wide array of stakeholders, ranging from government EPA implementation units to tourism promotion associations and artisans.