End of the Project Evaluation: Rural Electrification Project in Honduras


The overall objective of the Project was to extend the electricity grid to rural and peri-urban areas with the aim of reducing poverty. The project has been financed partly by national funds from Honduras and external funding provided by Finland. This evaluation was expected to enable the MFA to assess:
1) Whether the Project was implemented in an appropriate and efficient way;
2) How well it achieved the targets and goals laid out in the Project plan; 
3) How sustainable the outcomes of the Project are, including any long-term development impacts; 
4) To provide the MFA with a set of lessons learned that can be used in further developing the PIF funding instrument, which has replaced the concessional credit –instrument. This evaluation is a part of a series of evaluations conducted on projects implemented with the terminated Concessional Credit instrument.

The evaluation considered the project relevant because it improved the living conditions of the recipient communities and it was directed to the population below the poverty line. In the planning of future projects, the evaluation recommended clearly defining indicators during the project planning and appraisal, and quantify both baseline and targeted values.

Evaluation report:

End of the Project Evaluation: Rural Electrification Project in Honduras (pdf, english, 3,67 MB, 69 pages)

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