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									CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                             Capacity is the ability of individuals, organizations and the broader
                                                                                                                                 system or enabling environment to perform their functions effectively,
                                                                                                                                 efficiently and sustainably. Capacity building is defined as: (i) human
                                                                                                                                 resources development, (ii) institutional development, including
                                                                                                                                 development of systems and beneficiary participation (women/men), and
                                                                                                                                 (iii) the development of an enabling environment with appropriate elgal
                                                                                                                                 frameworks.
                                                                                                                                 Normally, only one indicator cannot measure capacity building as
                                                                                                                                 interventions take place at several levels. The Programme Operator must
                                                                                                                                 carefully choose one or a few indicators that best describe what should be
                                                                                                                                 measured.
                                                                                                                                 The below indicators are but a few that may be chosen to measure change
                                                                                                                                 in capacity.
INDICATOR                                                                                                                        COMMENT
Number of institutions with strengthened capacity                                                                                Please read comments to “capacity development” above
Number of staff trained with improved skills to perform their duties (by gender)                                                 Please read comments to “capacity development” above
Number of IT systems developed in use                                                                                            An IT-system may be for internal purposes, or for external purposes, for
                                                                                                                                 instance to record pollution levels in an area or to record health status.
                                                                                                                                 An example: The court system in a beneficiary state introduces a unified
                                                                                                                                 ICT system between various actors in the court system as a result of
                                                                                                                                 exchange of knowledge with the Norwegian court administration
Number of policies, laws and regulations adopted or revised                                                                      The policies, laws and regulations need to be adopted by an external unit
                                                                                                                                 (board, government, legislature) to be an outcome
Number of publications, reports, scientific papers originting from projects financed by the Programme made available to public
Number of clients/customers served by the institutions benefitting from the programme                                            It is necessary to define the baseline situation (the year the project under
                                                                                                                                 the programme started), then a target for a definite year. Each year the
                                                                                                                                 institution will report on the number of clients being served
% customer / user satisfaction with the institutions’ deliveries                                                                 Measured by survey
EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Number of persons (by gender) who have completed training/studies that gave recognized study credits (ECTS)                      Number of persons from beneficiary and donor states, that have
                                                                                                                                 completed training/studies which gave recognized study credits (ECTS),
                                                                                                                                 who received support from a programme (by gender)
Number of Masters degrees earned (by gender)                                                                                     Number of people who earned a Masters degree as a direct result of
                                                                                                                                 support from the programme, and within a maximum of 6 moths after the
                                                                                                                                 funding ended.
Number of Ph.Ds earned (by gender)                                                                                               Number of people who earned a Ph.D degree as a direct result of support
                                                                                                                                 from the programme, and within a year after the funding ended.
Number of scientific papers published                                                                                            Scientific publications co-authored by one or more researchers in the
                                                                                                                                 beneficiary state. Mainly peer-reviewed publications in scientific
                                                                                                                                 publications, national or international. Scientific reports may also count
                                                                                                                                 as long as they are made available to the public
Number of patent applications submitted   Patent applications may be:
                                          -     resident patents
                                          -     European Paten Office (EPO)
                                          -     United States Paten and Trademark Office (USPTO)
                                          -     Japanese Patent Office
                                          Note: External patent applications concern inventions already covered by
                                          resident applications; one resident patent application can give rise to
                                          several external patent applications. Source: data of the World Intellectual
                                          property Organisation (WIPO)
WORK AND ENTERPRISES
Number of jobs created                    Gross direct jobs created, full time equivalents (FTE). A new t work
                                          position created (did not exist before) as a direct result of the programme
                                          (workers to implement the project are not counted). The position needs to
                                          be filled (vacant posts are not counted) and increase the total number of
                                          jobs. Durability: The job is expected to be permanent.
                                           Gross: Not counting the origin of the jobholder as long as it directly
                                          contributes to the increase of total jobs.
                                          Data by gender
Number of new enterprises created         Number of enterprises created as a result of the programme.
                                          The enterprise did not exist the date the project under the programme
                                          started.

								
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