LEAP III Belarus I3 Performance Evaluation

  • Date Posted: July 26, 2021
  • Authors: Liesl Kim
  • Organizations/Projects: Integra Government Services International LLC
  • Document Types: Evaluation
  • Donor Type: U.S. Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Belarus requested the Learning, Evaluation, and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) team to conduct a performance evaluation of the Increasing Private Sector Competitiveness through Improving the Enabling Environment, Improving Management and Operational Capacity, and Increasing Access to Finance (I3) project, implemented by several local Belarusian and American implementing partners. The evaluation looks at the performance of three of the project’s ongoing activities intended to contribute to private sector development in Belarus: Facilitating Access to Venture Funding in Belarus (AID-VENTURE), Delivering Regional Instruction Vital to Entrepreneurial Success — Belarus (DRIVES), and Creating Sustainable Infrastructure to Support Start-Ups and Small Business Development in the Regions of Belarus (CSISS). Ultimately, the evaluation will outline actionable recommendations to USAID/Belarus about any necessary adjustments to the implementation of the selected activities and future programming needs and approaches.