• List of Acronyms
  • Executive Summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Scope of the evaluation
  • 1.2 Structure of the report
  • 1.3 Context of EU cooperation in the transport sector in Africa
  • 1.4 Volume and evolution of EU’s direct support to the transport sector in Africa
  • 1.5 EU strategy and intervention logic
  • 2 Methodology
  • 2.1 Overall approach
  • 2.2 Data collection and analysis
  • 2.3 Methods of judgement
  • 3 Main findings and answers to the Evaluation Questions
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 EQ1: Evaluation of EU policies and strategies in response to needs
  • 3.3 EQ 2: Move from project-based to sector-wide approach and to using the SBS financing modality
  • 3.4 EQ3: Transport sector management
  • 3.5 EQ4: Infrastructure operation and maintenance
  • 3.6 EQ5: Economic and social development
  • 3.7 EQ6: Contribution to poverty alleviation
  • 3.8 EQ7: Regional integration
  • 3.9 EQ8: Selection, planning and prioritisation of EU support to infrastructure investment
  • 3.10 EQ9: Support modalities, cooperation frameworks, implementation mechanisms and legal instruments
  • 3.11 EQ10: Procedures and resources
  • 4 Main conclusions
  • 4.1 Conclusions on relevance of policies and strategies
  • 4.2 Conclusions on implementation and efficiency
  • 4.3 Conclusions on effectiveness and impact
  • 4.4 Conclusions on sustainability
  • 4.5 Conclusions on EU added value
  • 4.6 Conclusions on coherence and coordination
  • 4.7 Conclusions on cross-cutting issues
  • 5 Overall assessment
  • 6 Recommendations