Midterm Evaluation Support to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, Egypt
Evaluation Type:
Mid Term Project
Planned End Date:
06/2020
Completion Date:
03/2020
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
40,000

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Title Midterm Evaluation Support to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency
Atlas Project Number: 00049150
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, Egypt
Evaluation Type: Mid Term Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 03/2020
Planned End Date: 06/2020
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Governance
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.1.2 Marginalised groups, particularly the poor, women, people with disabilities and displaced are empowered to gain universal access to basic services and financial and non-financial assets to build productive capacities and benefit from sustainable livelihoods and jobs
SDG Goal
  • Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
SDG Target
  • 1.2 By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions
  • 1.a Ensure significant mobilization of resources from a variety of sources, including through enhanced development cooperation, in order to provide adequate and predictable means for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, to implement programmes and policies to end poverty in all its dimensions
  • 17.16 Enhance the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in all countries, in particular developing countries
  • 17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships
  • 8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
  • 8.6 By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
Evaluation Budget(US $): 40,000
Source of Funding: UNDP
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 17,800
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Tamer El Meehy Evaluator t_meehy@entrust-dmc.com EGYPT
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency
Countries: EGYPT
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

MSMEDA’s ability to fulfil its  new mandate

2

The Role of Information Technology

3

Gender Unit

1. Recommendation:

MSMEDA’s ability to fulfil its  new mandate

Management Response: [Added: 2021/04/08]

UNDP will support strategic positioning and institutional capacity building of MSMEDA to support it in the implementation of its new mandate and its role as a key player in the current ecosystem of MSMEs and Entrepreneurship and to support MSMEDA to demonstrate the value it brings to the processes of MSME development and how it complements rather than replace existing efforts and actors.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
MSMEDA operational capacity strengthened
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
MSMEDA’s New Functions and Organizational Units Supported
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
Outreach, Variety and Accessibility of Financial Services Enhanced
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
Improved Delivery of Non-Financial Services
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
Linking MSME development and job creation with public works on the community level
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
2. Recommendation:

The Role of Information Technology

Management Response: [Added: 2021/04/08]

Management response: Support Digital Transformation of MSMEDA

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Digitalization of the services provided to MSMEs based on the needs of the beneficiary
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
Support digital transformation of MSMEs
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated
MSMEs platform and e-commerce
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2021/09 Not Initiated
3. Recommendation:

Gender Unit

Management Response: [Added: 2021/04/08]

strengthening of the Gender Unit and expanding its scope

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
capacity building of the Gender Unit
[Added: 2021/04/08]
MSMEDA & UNDP 2023/09 Not Initiated

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