Final Evaluation of STIFIMO -programme
The aim of the assignment was to conduct the Final Evaluation of the Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation between Finland and Mozambique (STIFIMO). The programme started on November 2009 and its implementation concluded on December 2014. This Final Evaluation was conducted from June to August of 2015 with missions in Finland and in Mozambique.
STIFIMO was conceived primarily to support the development of the Mozambique national STI strategy, MOSTIS. The programme purpose was to strengthen the foundations of the STI system in three principal ways: capacity building of key STI institutions; improved cooperation in four target areas: ICT, technology transfer, water and biotechnology; and the establishment of funding and support services for science and technology based innovation. The final objective was to contribute effectively to economic growth and poverty alleviation.