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The ongoing evaluation of the Operational Programme Fisheries (up to the 31 December 2018) and the analysis of the introduction of financial instruments

Solution period: 05/28/2018 - 03/31/2019
Contract authority: Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic
Realizator: IREAS centrum
Contact: Martin Pělucha (pelucha@ireas.cz)

Fishermen in the Czech Republic are supported by the EU to create conditions for long-term maintenance of fish production. The evaluation project therefore focuses on evaluating the ongoing results of OP Fisheries. Part of the project is a specific analysis of the applicability of loan instruments in this sector.

The objective of the ongoing evaluation of the Czech Operational Programme 2014–2020 is to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of OP Fisheries interventions at the level of particular measures and to assess the progress in meeting the programme objectives using data as of 31 December 2018. The results of the evaluation will also serve as a base for the extended annual implementation report on the programme for 2018. A partial objective of the evaluation is also to assess the setting of the implementation structure, i.e., whether the system setting is efficient and effective from the point of view of all relevant stakeholders.

The objective of the analysis of the introduction of financial instruments is to obtain a sound basis for negotiating future forms of financial support from the European funds for the aquaculture sector in 2020+. Financial instruments in the form of preferential loans or guarantees are not implemented in the OP Fisheries in the programming period 2014–2020.


Final report on the ongoing evaluation of the Opperational Programme Fisheries 2014 - 2020  (download pdf in Czech)

Project team: Martin Pělucha (project manager) and other experts: Jan Kouřil, Aleš Zatloukal, Emil Machálek, Jana Kouřilová, Viktor Květoň, Lenka Slavíková, Jan Macháč, Petr Fanta, Marek Feurich, Jan Lehejček