The overall objective of the Cocoa Sector Support Program, Phase II (CSSP), was to contribute to an improved livelihood of smallholder cocoa farmers in Ghana. The CSSP II expected results were: 1) Increased adoption of sustainable cocoa production methods; 2) Improved cocoa sector governance (strengthening of cocoa farmers’ organisations and their vertical integration in cocoa governance structures); 3) The preparation and inclusive implementation of a support strategy for the Cocoa sector.
CA 17 International’s mandate was to conduct the final external evaluation of the Ghana Cocoa Sector Support Program – Phase II to provide relevant and independent evaluation elements to Ghanaian decision-making bodies on:
- Possible results and impacts of the program’s previous phases,
- Key lessons and practical recommendations for future interventions,
- Economic efficiency of the resources implemented to achieve the expected objectives,
- The program’s implementation approach, which was intended to be efficient and effective.
CA 17 International provided :
- One international expert in Rural Development, Team Leader, specialized in the design and evaluation of agricultural development projects in support to export-oriented crops and institutional strengthening of producers’ organizations.
- One national expert in cocoa production specialized in the enhancement of the sustainability of cocoa production in Ghana and the development of export-oriented crops (production and marketing).
Sector of activity
AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Men - months
European Union Delegation in Ghana
0 à 500 000€