End evaluation of regional project IMPULS (spatial data infrastructure)
The purpose of this evaluation was to assist Sida and Lantmäteriet in assessing the performance of the IMPULS project, to learn from what has worked well and what challenges remain, and to assess how sustainability can best be achieved in similar future projects. The primary intended evaluation users were Sida and Lantmäteriet. The evaluation was carried out by an independent evaluation team of two experts.
The IMPULS project which aimed to establish core national spatial data infrastructures (NSDIs) in the Western Balkan region with the ultimate goal of supporting e-governance, economic development and enhanced cooperation and transparency. This Sida-funded project was implemented by Lantmäteriet, the Swedish government mapping, cadastral and land registration authority in cooperation with the State Geodetic Administration of the Republic of Croatia (SGA) as the junior project partner. It was implemented over a five year period from 2014 to 2019. The geographical scope of the project covers six countries comprising of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia and involves eight beneficiary organisations.