Management welcomes the evaluation by OPEV on the project completion reports (PCR) submitted between 2008 and 2009. The evaluation period coincides with the introduction of the revised guidelines and format for the preparation of the PCR. It therefore provides a good basis for assessing the early impacts of the revised guidelines and a strong foundation for a more comprehensive impact evaluation downstream.
The report presents the results of the review of 42 PCRs, which were distributed to the Boards over the period 2003-2005. PCRs represent the end of project execution. They generate lessons learnt for ploughing back into operations for improvement of on-going projects and the design of future ones.
At the request of the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), and in collaboration with the World Bank, the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Bank has contributed to the study entitled “CAR: Public Finance Management Assessment Based on the PEFA Framework”.
Project Completion Reports (PCRs) represent the end of project implementation and the bedrock for post evaluation activities. They generate lessons learnt for ploughing back into operations for improvement of on-going projects and the design of future ones. The review exercise and subsequent synthesis was driven by the necessity to improve the quality of Project Completion Reports and to strengthen the Self-Evaluation System of the Bank in which project completion reporting represents a very important part. The report presents the results of the review of 42 PCRs, which were distributed to...