Central project evaluation of two projects “Energy Efficiency in Morocco” and “Employment promotion through energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energies (RE) in mosques”

Subject to this evaluation are 2 projects: 1) “Energy Efficiency in Morocco (DKTI IV)” with a commissioning value of 5 Mio. Euro and an overall term from 14.10.2016 – 31.12.2020; it targets at Government institutions, companies and education and research institutions in Morocco contributing more effectively to the National Energy Strategy (esp. in transport, industry and buildings) and 2) “Employment promotion through EE and RE in mosques (short: Green Mosques and Buildings)” with a commissioning value of 8.5 Mio Euro and an overall term from 01.01.2015 – 31.05.2021 which targets at creating employment and business opportunities through EE and RE in mosques and other buildings.



Morocco (and remote)

Project Period:

23.09.2020 and 07.07.2021

Services Provided:

Evaluation based on OECD DAC criteria (relevance, coherence, effectiveness, impact, efficiency, sustainability)

Name of Client(s)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Name of Staff involved and functions performed:

Hr. Hedi Feibel, as international evaluator and energy expert
Dr. El Mostafa Jamea as local evaluator and energy expert (subcontractor)

Description of the Project:

Objective: Central evaluations of projects commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) serve a) to support evidence-based decisions, b) to promote transparency and accountability, and c) to foster organizational learning to contribute to effective knowledge management. The 2 projects were selected for evaluation in a random sample, aiming at a coverage rate of 30-50% of all GIZ projects with a volume of EUR 3,000,000 or more.

Services provided by Skat: preparation and implementation of online workshops and interviews, verification of several hypotheses selected from the results matrix (Theory of Change), SMART analysis of indicators, application of efficiency tool based on cost data, etc.; reporting on both evaluations with due regard to the requirements of GIZ.

Activities and results: Phase 1: Preparation of an inception report on the methodological approach, which includes a semi-remote inception mission. Phase 2: Evaluation through collection of data and information from project and other documents and numerous stakeholder interviews with a variety of involved partners and beneficiaries. Evaluation report in French elaborated based on a comprehensive analysis of interview results, triangulation, and validation of findings. Elaboration of a 1-pager and a 7-pager summary.