Evaluation of 7 projects in Turkey awarded under two EU programmes: (1) Reproductive Health; (2) GAP Regional Development Programme

Evaluated 7 projects with total EU grants of EUR 1.7 million addressing sexual and reproductive health, cultural heritage, and agriculture. The evaluation was undertaken in the provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin, Şanlıurfa, Aydın, and Izmir, and covered the following projects: ‘Create Awareness about Sexually Transmitted Diseases Early Diagnosis of Breast and Cervix Cancer and Screening of … Read more

Review of the Results of the Agricultural Support Programme (ASP) 2003 – 2008

Agriculture Support Programme (ASP) was planned to be executed for 6 years from January 2003 to December 2008, with total funding of approximately USD 45 million. The ASP’s overall objective was poverty reduction. Increased incomes from the sale of agricultural products, and improved household food security were its subordinate objectives. ASP covered four provinces: Northern, … Read more

Monitoring of EBRD ‘Private Sector Support Facility’ (PSSF) in Turkey

Carried out monitoring of €22.5 million EU contribution supporting implementation of five EBRD credit lines in Turkey covering energy efficiency, agriculture, and female entrepreneurs. This monitoring assignment was carried out in the framework of ‘Service Contract for a Results-oriented Monitoring system of the Implementation of Projects and Programmes of External Co-operation financed by the European … Read more

Assessment of the requests of third countries to be included in the ‘List of recognised third countries’ referred to in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008.

This project assessed the organic standards and control systems of countries in Latin America and Asia seeking recognition of the equivalence of their organic standards & systems with those of the European Union. Roderick Ackermann developed the technical proposal and was responsible for the coordination of experts and quality assurance of numerous outputs.