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Liberia Trade Diagnostic Integration Study (DTIS) Update 2013
We have supported World Bank projects in West Africa studying the economic benefits that could be derived from intra-regional cooperative approach towards natural resource extraction.
Our evidence-based approach to development underscores the complexities associated with negotiating concessions with multilaterals. This understanding enables us to provide critical analytical support for the several institutional capacity building requirements for the development projects.
Our experience providing due diligence analytical assessment allows us to provide in-depth support for analyzing the practical and most feasible options of leveraging infrastructure concessions towards further trade facilitation.
"Evaluation is a privileged tool for identifying the most effective and efficient ways of managing assistance programs."
James D. Wolfensohn
Former President of World Bank
Our team of evaluators provides consulting in program and project assessment, including: impact evaluation which aims at systematic identification of the effects (positive or negative, intended or not) on individual households, institutions, and the environment caused by a given program or project.
Our technical team has direct relevant experience and understanding of the trade and transportation facilitation environment in African countries. Our understanding of the efforts being taken by national governments, including customs modernization and infrastructure rehabilitation allows us to bring immediate value to development projects and successfully conduct evaluations and assessments.
E-Ternational supports multifaceted international development projects focused on transportation, trade, governance, energy use, monitoring and evaluation, project assessment and evaluation, regulatory assessment, and capacity building.
Our primary services focus on these areas:
Our Trade and Transport Facilitation practice supports multilateral donor agencies working with national governments to improve the flow of internationally traded merchandise across borders. Trade facilitation refers to the development, harmonization and implementation of rules and procedures that govern how goods cross borders. This includes support to institutions that implement trade rules and regulations, such as customs authorities, standards accreditation bodies, port management authorities and others.
Our approach to trade and transport diagnostics includes:
Our approach supports multilateral donor agencies that are working with national governments to: