FGV/EESP Clear develops projects for and in partnership with government agents and organs, private institutions, civil society organizations and academia, aiming for the formulation and/or improvement of the management of public policies and social programs based on results.

Projects encompass the production of information and evidence on such objects through studies and research, as well as technical assistance in the implementation of the partners’ own M&E systems, involving technology and knowledge transfers throughout activities.

Projects are developed along the following axes:

  1. Diagnosis
  2. Monitoring: monitoring systems, construction of indicators
  3. Evaluation: theory of change, process evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, impact evaluation
  4. Institutional capacity building

Latest projects

Evaluation of the ReDes Program

2014 -2014

Created in 2010 from a partnership between the Votorantim Institute and the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES), the program is present in 22 Brazilian municipalities through 40 projects. The projects are divided into four areas of activity, namely: Commerce and Services; Recycling; Food Supply and Creative Economy. The ReDes program aims to stimulate regional economic development by supporting projects that generate work and income, and consequently stimulating the social capital of communities. The project assessed the impact of the ReDes Program on its beneficiaries between 2010 and 2014.

Impact Evaluation of the “Entrepreneur Residency” Program

Project, sponsored by Itaú Unibanco S.A., for impact evaluation of the State of Espírito Santo’s “Entrepreneur Residency” program, which pursues the social inclusion of vulnerable youngsters through the supply of professionalizing workshops. The final goal is the elaboration of recommendations for improving the program.

Vocational Education and Training in Brazil

Project developed for the Inter-American Development Bank on professional education in Brazil, within the framework of collaboration between the IDB and South Korea’s government for sharing experiences and lessons learned between such country and Latin America and the Caribbean. The project developed by FGV/CLEAR, which has collaborated for the analysis of labor market experiences and the promotion of workers and companies’ productivity by virtue of relevant and efficient labor training mechanisms, was part of the 3rd Korea-Latin America and Caribbean Business Forum, which took place in Busan in 2015.