The Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 aims at improving the competitiveness of agribusiness. MDI acts as a subcontractor in the evaluation of competitiveness led by PTT. The work is mainly based on monitoring and statistical data. The evaluation aims at being as contra-factual as possible. The evaluation is conducted in three phases: In 2017 the focus is in results of the programme and in 2019 in effectiveness. In 2018 the evaluation group writes a draft final report. The work is due in 2019 and is commissioned by the Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture.