Terminal Evaluation of the UNEP/GEF Project: Implementation of National Biosafety Framework of Bangladesh. GEF ID # 4022 (2013 – 2018)

UNEP Evaluation Office (2021-03)

This report is a terminal evaluation of a UN Environment-GEF project implemented between 2013 and 2018.The project's overall development goal “To assist Bangladesh to implement the National Biosafety Framework in compliance with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety through enhancing the existing capacity on Biosafety at the Institutional, Individual and Systemic levels in Bangladesh, as well as to address national needs and priorities”. The evaluation sought to assess project performance (in terms of relevance, effectiveness and efficiency), and determine outcomes and impacts (actual and potential) stemming from the project, including their sustainability. The evaluation has two primary purposes: (i) to provide evidence of results to meet accountability requirements, and (ii) to promote learning, feedback, and knowledge sharing through results and lessons learned among UN Environment, the GEF and their executing partner Department Of Environment (DOE) of Bangladesh and other relevant agencies of the project.

Terminal Project Evaluations