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Steering Committee, whose role was to undertake the technical oversight of the study. Committee members represented the government, NGOs, academia, labour organizations and the private sector. Data gathering methodologies included consultations with government agencies and stakeholders associated with the five sectors and the four cross-cutting areas, as well as a series of technical seminars and expert panel discussions.
The need for a ‘home-grown’ analytical methodology specific to the national circumstances was critical. The GESS team developed a methodology using a modification of the SCORE (Strengths, Challenges, Options, Response and Effectiveness) approach that took into consideration existing data limitations. Coupled with a highly consultative Integrated Assessment approach, the SCORE methodology is recognised as best practice.