The evaluation is designed to understand the impact of MCC’s first maintenance-only investment (the Roads Project) on Liberia’s economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Roads Project aims to build institutional systems and capacity that supports sustainable road maintenance practices. The project is comprised of two activities: 1) the National Road Maintenance Activity, aimed at matching the Government of Liberia’s contributions to periodic maintenance up to $15 million dollars through a Matching Road Maintenance Fund, and 2) the Road Sector Reform Activity focused on building capacity of the existing and newly created institutional systems focused on road maintenance. The evaluation is mainly three-fold and interwoven of an economic analysis and performance evaluations of road maintenance, road usage pattern, and transport market structure.
Similar to some of the other road evaluations, the evaluation methods for the project are: