Programme Evaluation and Development

Programme evaluation services include:

  • Development of evaluation criteria.
  • Programme evaluation (institutional, sector, thematic, or national scale).
  • Programme development (institutional, sector, thematic, or national scale).

Programme review is typically conducted as part of development of environmental management initiatives and systems.  Assignments undertaken solely for evaluation purposes include:

Preparation of the Annual Report for the Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) for the years 2011 to 2014, submitted by the University of the Virgin Islands to the National Science Foundation, U.S.A.

Preparation of the Program Evaluation Report for the Virgin Islands Water Resources Research Institute for Fiscal Years 2003-2007 and Fiscal Years 2008-2010, submitted by the University of the Virgin Islands to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Preparation of the Goals Update Report for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program of the Virgin Islands Port Authority for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005.

Review of the disaster management mechanism in Barbados (2004), to determine its adequacy for promotion and development of a national comprehensive disaster management strategy and programme.

Conducted the “Preliminary Assessment of Measures of Physical Alterations and Destruction of Habitats (PADH) in the Wider Caribbean Region” (2003), focused on the situation and trends in the tourism sector.  Assignment undertaken for the Global Programme of Action of the United Nations Environment Programme.

Preparation of the Status Report on the implementation of the Regional Programme on Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife for the biennium 2002-2003, on behalf of the Regional Coordinating Unit, United Nations Environment Programme-Caribbean Environment Programme.

Evaluation of the Interim Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee to the Protocol on Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (2001), under contract from the Regional Coordinating Unit, United Nations Environment Programme-Caribbean Environment Programme.

Preparation of the report on the “Relationship between the SPAW Protocol, the STAC and the work undertaken by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)”, under contract from the Regional Coordinating Unit, United Nations Environment Programme-Caribbean Environment Programme (2001).