Impact Evaluation of the Interreg IPA Cross-border Programmes 2014 - 2020

In year 2023, the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works awarded a service contract for external performance of the impact evaluation of the Interreg IPA Cross-border Programmes 2014-2020, managed by the Republic of Bulgaria.
The evaluation was performed in the period March – November 2023 by Afrit Ltd. providing an analysis of the level of achievement of programmes output and result indicators and their compliance with the set programmes’ targets and  their long-term impacts of Programmes’ interventions on the cross-border area, project partners and target groups. The recommendations for the implementation of the Programmes for the 2021-2027 period through summarizing lessons learned from Programmes/projects implementation 2014-2020 were also presented in the Impact Evaluation Report.
The aggregated Impact Evaluation Report and the Executive summary are herewith attached.