The Growth and Employment in States program is funded by the British Government (DFID). Stuart was engaged in 2016 and earlier in 2017 to undertake the Annual Reviews GEMS 4, which operates in the wholesale and retail market sector. In 2015 Stuart also undertook the Program Completion Review of GEMS 1 (Meat and Leather) and in 2014 was part of the team that undertook the Mid Term Evaluation of the GEMS suite of projects.
In all these reviews, Stuart has also provided technical support on the Market System Development (MSD) approach being used (also referred to as M4P).
Each review has required extensive regional travel in Nigeria, and also engagement with a wide range of private and public sector stakeholders to the GEMS projects.