Framework to support the Private Sector Development and Investment Climate Country Diagnostic Studies



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TC Com approved

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09 May 2016

Project Description

TC funds are sought to support the Private Sector Development and Investment Climate Country Diagnostic Studies (‘Country Diagnostic Studies, CDSs’) that will provide the analytical foundation for policy reform agenda for private sector development in each country of operation in connection with the EBRD Country Strategies.
The objective of the CDSs is to identify what are the key obstacles to well-functioning markets and private sector development in order to prioritise, plan and tailor EBRD operations and policy reform engagements in Country Strategies. The CDSs will offer evidence-based assessments based on both EBRD primary sources of research and data as well as building on existing analysis.T

he Bank is ‘piloting’ such country diagnostic studies, including for Kazakhstan and Egypt, ahead of the start of preparation of Country Strategies that are due in 2016. The first Assignment of this TC framework will cover an initial set of CDSs as the format of the studies is piloted through different approaches.


Project Objectives

EBRD has sufficient information on the gaps in private sector development and investment climate to guide the development of country strategies for the targeted countries.

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Project Cost

€ 500,000

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