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Developing NEC in the SDGs era: four key challenges

Pleased to share with you the latest IIED-EVALSDGs Briefing on Evaluation National Capacities. You can access it on

Developing National Evaluation Capacity (NEC) in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) era brings four dynamic and interrelated challenges. These are: developing a National Evaluation Policy, setting up the institutional processes, securing adequate evaluation…


Added by Kassem El Saddik on January 11, 2017 at 10:00 — 2 Comments

5 good things in 2016 & priorities in 2017!

Enjoy this short and crisp video from Marco Segone, chair United Nations Evaluation group, who shares the 5 good things that happened in terms of Evaluation in the year 2016 and priorities in 2017 . Thanks to Marco Segone, Jin Zhang and UNEG Secretariat for the video.

Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 11, 2017 at 8:17 — No Comments

A video to watch and show

This is what it looks and feels like.

Added by Ian C Davies on December 14, 2016 at 17:57 — No Comments

EvalGender+ à Marrakech (Maroc)

Bonjour chers membres,

Une opportunité importante pour la rencontre des membres de EvalGender+ au Forum International Francophone de l'Évaluation qui se déroulera du 13-16 Décembre 2016.

Dès le 13 Décembre 2016, venez partager vos expériences en matière d'évaluations axées sur l'équité et le genre. Venez nous dire comment évaluer les objectifs de développement durable en tenant compte de l'équité et du genre?  Comme vous le savez, plus on partage, plus on s'enrichit. Des…


Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on December 8, 2016 at 5:00 — 2 Comments

Gender and indicators

Gender and Indicators - Eldis › Home › Topics › Resource Guides › Gender › Key Issues
... contribute to the process of determining how best to move forward. This key issues guide was written by Angela de Prairie with advice from Ranjani K Murthy

Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on December 5, 2016 at 13:16 — No Comments

Investigation on Women's Allocation of Time In India, Indonesia, and China (November 2015)

There is extensive literature on poverty, gender equality, and sustainable development but few data and information regarding how the use of time affects such issues. This report, through facts and figures, clearly shows that time spent in unpaid employment, mainly by women, contributes to economic growth even if it is generally ignored in economics. Therefore provides motivation for time use surveys (TUSs) to measure, monitor, and understand economic and social consequences of many…


Added by Laura Gagliardone on November 22, 2016 at 0:00 — 2 Comments

MODEL OF CHANGE: Elements of Social Psychology for Evaluators to Modify People's Behavior

Author: Laura Gagliardone

Date: November 2016

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People’s behavior is determined by their setting of goals, the motivation they feel…


Added by Laura Gagliardone on November 16, 2016 at 15:38 — 1 Comment



Author: Laura Gagliardone, Research Analyst and Development Writer


Date: November 2015


  1. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: review the literature regarding the…

Added by Laura Gagliardone on November 16, 2016 at 13:13 — 3 Comments

EvalGender+ Successes and Challenges: Presentation at the AEA 2016 Conference

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During the recent AEA conference 2016 in Atlanta, several members of the Management Group of EvalGender+ presented a panel on “Challenges and Successes of Operationalizing EvalGender+ Globally”.…


Added by Svetlana Negroustoueva on November 14, 2016 at 23:00 — No Comments

Rwanda Monitoring and Evaluation Society is Born

Dear Team,

4 November 2016, goes down in the History of the Evaluation Profession in Rwanda as the day that gave birth to the Rwanda Monitoring and Evaluation Society. I am happy to have witnessed this great milestone in Africa’s Evaluation History as it unfolded at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. The process that finally culminated into the official launch of…


Added by Awuor Ponge on November 6, 2016 at 11:30 — 10 Comments

Presenting Lessons on (post-project) Sustained and Emerging Impact Evaluations from the U.S. AEA Conference REBLOG

Dear readers, attached please find the barking-up-a-better-tree-aea-oct-26-final presentation we did last week at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) conference in Atlanta GA. I had the pleasure of co-presenting with Beatrice Lorge Rogers PhD, Professor, Friedman Nutrition School, Tufts University (aka the famous …


Added by Jindra Cekan, PhD on November 4, 2016 at 3:07 — 2 Comments

New Guidance on Evaluating SDGs with a No One Left Behind lens

I am very pleased to share with the Gender and Evaluation community the new Guidance on Evaluating SDGs with an equity-focused and gender-responsive lens.

The objective to publish a new  guidance is to focus on the SDGs process, and support  national evaluation systems on how to integrate equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluation to inform national reviews of SDGs. The guidance proposes a step by step process  for country-led evaluations that are equity-focused and…


Added by Florencia Tateossian on November 1, 2016 at 20:19 — 3 Comments

Mapping of Capacity Development Evaluation Resources

The report on Mapping of Capacity Development Resources in the field of evaluation is from the Capacity Building Task Force constituted by EvalGender+ Management Group in April 2016 with three co chairs- Rashmi Agrawal, Julia Espinosa ,Tatiana Tretiakova which was joined by about 50 members . The report has been developed by Rashmi Agrawal, BVLN Rao*, and Neha Kumra* (*Evaluation Community of India members). The process of mapping involved wide range consultations and collection of information.… Continue

Added by Rashmi Agrawal on October 14, 2016 at 16:37 — No Comments

Making a Difference: Empowering girls through sports, life skills and gender awareness

This report presents findings from a Qualitative Evaluation of a sports-based adolescent girls and young women's empowerment programme in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai called the Goal Programme. The evaluation was commissioned by the Naz Foundation and Dasra. It argues that the Programme has strengthened self-esteem, leadership and life skills of adolescent girls and young women, and made a dent on ability to handle gender based violence, menstrual health, and financial literacy. Gender…


Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on October 11, 2016 at 10:00 — 2 Comments

Donna Mertens and Transformative Mixed Methods: More justice-oriented methods are needed!

During four days from 20-23 September 2016, Donna Mertens, the well-known professor and author of several books on mixed methods in research and on diverse participatory and inclusive approaches to evaluation, conducted a course on Transformative Evaluation to 35 professionals of several disciplines from Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, and Paraguay in Santiago, Chile.  The course was sponsored by Fulbright Foundation, Universidad Santiago de Chile and American Evaluation…


Added by Fabiola Amariles on October 5, 2016 at 17:28 — 2 Comments

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