Earlier this month, I received an announcement from Rituu about a webinar entitled. 'Global Systems Change Design & Eval: Webinar on Blue Marble Evaluation." While that title doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, something about it caught my attention. It must have been the Blue Marble. What's that got to do with… Continue
Added by Kevin Murray on January 26, 2019 at 4:30 —
This is to share the announcement and the flyer of the APEA conference to be held in Manila from 25 Feb- 1 Mar 2019. In… Continue
Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on January 17, 2019 at 19:24 —
‘Ownership’ of evaluation & evaluative mindset in communities – key to achieving the goal of No one left behind
We often use the term community participation in evaluation but do we reflect enough on the degree and depth of this engagement?“Use of participatory tools alone do not guarantee ‘ownership’. Evaluation can be a largely extractive process of getting data from the communities…did the communities have a say in what data has to be… Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 2, 2019 at 22:30 —
Moroccan Evaluation Association (AME) and the Arab Network for Evaluation (EvalMENA)
hosted the 7th Arab Evaluation Conference in Rabat from 27 to 30 November 2018.
The conference was attended by more than 200 participants from different sectors and sectors, Continue
representing the various national evaluation societies, parliamentarians, government officials and
other partners, namely the United Nations Programs and other Development Partners in the region.…
Added by Kassem El Saddik on December 23, 2018 at 7:30 —
Yesterday (13/12/18) I met David Fetterman, one of the most important theorists in programme evaluation area. He came to Claremont, at the invitation of the Claremont Evaluation Center, as one of the speakers of the CEC Speaker Series, short events generally performed at lunch time. It is always exciting to find reference authors of your literature. This is a common practice for authors of this area. The usual is to imagine someone with distant behavior and willing only to talk about… Continue
Added by Marcia Paterno Joppert on December 16, 2018 at 15:00 —
LANCEMENT DU PROJET P2P
Dans le cadre de son programme de petites subventions, l’OICE, à travers EvalPartners a octroyé une subvention aux vopes des régions d’Afrique pour dérouler un projet intitulé « Améliorer l'évaluation rigoureuse et constituer une base de données probante sur des interventions et des approches efficaces dans les secteurs de la Démocratie, des Droits de l’Homme et de la Gouvernanceen Côte-d’Ivoire, au Sénégaletau… Continue
Added by Dieynaba DIA NDIAYE on December 11, 2018 at 3:30 —
Still today, in almost all societies around the world, women are less well-off than men. Women are still paid less than men; they are less represented in business, politics and decision-making. Their life chances remain overwhelmingly less promising than those of men.
This inequality hurts us all. The world would be 20% better off if women were paid the same as men. Delaying early marriage in the developing world by just a few years would add more than $500 billion to annual global… Continue
Added by Pradeep Kumar Panda on November 14, 2018 at 19:41 —
I recently had the opportunity to share some thoughts about Value for Money in the international development sector at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), in Brighton, UK. I just wanted to share some of the highlights as well as the video of the event in case you're interested.
Blog: … Continue
Added by Francesca D'Emidio on November 13, 2018 at 6:30 —
By: Fabiola Amariles, Rituu B Nanda, Gerardo Sánchez, Claudia Olavarría
During the 13th biannual Conference of the European Evaluation Society in Thessaloniki, Greece, (EES2018), members of the EvalPartners´ sponsored initiatives EvalGender+ and… Continue
Added by Fabiola Amariles on November 9, 2018 at 19:00 —
I was recently involved in hosting (and contributing to) a webinar on "evaluative thinking" for the organizational learning and evaluation capacity building topical interest group of the American Evaluation Association. Since the material covered may be of interest to this group, I'm sharing the link to the recording here: https://youtu.be/fgAlk1SC2LI… Continue
Added by Tom Archibald on October 24, 2018 at 10:30 —
Folks, following on from Rituu's blog about the EES conference, here's mine on sustainability and the SDGs, not gender per se but maybe interesting. Waving!
Assuming Sustainability and Impact is Dangerous to Development (+ OECD/ DAC evaluation criteria)
We all do it; well, I used to do it too. I used to assume that if I helped my field staff and partners target and design funded projects well enough, and try to… Continue
Added by Jindra Cekan, PhD on October 21, 2018 at 1:00 —
I presented at EES conference but more importantly learned from brilliant professionals from around the world.
Nicest thing was the informal meet ups between members of Gender and Evaluation community. see pictures https://gendereval.ning.com/forum/topics/european-evaluation-society-conference-informal-meet-ups ;… Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on October 9, 2018 at 22:00 —
There are two indicators to measure progress towards SDG 5 target 5a “Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to, ownership and control over land… “, namely:
- Indicator 5.a.1:(a) Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex; and (b) share of women among owners or rights bearers of…
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on October 6, 2018 at 21:57 —
Sharing a recently published paper based on a literature review of studies on Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes in India with a gender lens (part of my PhD thesis).
Would appreciate if anyone can share insights/experiences on how to engender measures such as 'catastrophic health expenditures' and 'impoverishments' widely used by health economists in a gender neutral way.…
Added by Rajalakshmi RamPrakash on October 4, 2018 at 22:28 —
In-spite of several decades of development, the progress has been limited in reducing gender based violence, gender gap in economy, and gender gap in political participation globally. Yet a lot of development programmes and projects focus on these issues, and several evaluations have been carried on 'gender integrated' and 'gender specific projects".
A key question is "Are evaluations creating to knowledge building on what works and what does not work with regard to reducing gender… Continue
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on September 25, 2018 at 0:30 —
(I had the opportunity to attend a session Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during recently held #EvalColombo2018. Florence Etta facilitated the panel comprising of Oscar A. Garcia, Soma De Silva, and Stefano D’Errico)
I did not know much about the VNRs. After the session I decided to read about the VNRs. Here is what I have read including what I learned from the panelists. Thanks a lot to all the four in the panel and those who responded during Q&A from whom I… Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on September 21, 2018 at 21:00 —
Dans le cadre de sa mission de promotion de la culture et de la pratique de l’évaluation au niveau national et international, l’Association Sénégalaise d’Evaluation (SenEval), à travers son Groupe Thématique Evaluation Genre Egalité et Equité (GTEGEE), et en partenariat avec l’UNIICEF, a organisé un atelier de formation à… Continue
Added by Dieynaba DIA NDIAYE on August 17, 2018 at 5:00 —
La cinquième édition des Journées Béninoises de l’Evaluation (JBE) s’est déroulée du 06 au 08 août 2018, au Bénin Marina Hôtel de Cotonou, sous le haut patronage du Ministre d'État, Secrétaire Général de la Présidence de la République du Bénin, Monsieur Pascal Irénée KOUPAKI.
Cette rencontre à portée internationale s'inscrit désormais dans une tradition car depuis 2010, les Journées Béninoises de l’Evaluation se tiennent… Continue
Added by Elias Segla on August 17, 2018 at 2:33 —
Salut les collègues, je partage avec vous le communiqué final des Journées Béninoises d'évaluation.
La cinquième édition des Journées Béninoises de l’Evaluation (JBE) s’est déroulée du 06 au 08 août 2018, au Bénin Marina Hôtel de Cotonou, sous le haut patronage du Ministre d'État, Secrétaire… Continue
Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on August 14, 2018 at 14:29 —
Le premier prix de la quatrième édition du Prix d’Excellence « Evaluation d’Or » a été remporté par M. Kamara Joël Habib, ivoirien résident au Sénégal, qui a conçu un indicateur d’évaluation important pour la stabilité financière. Continue
Les lauréats de ce Prix d’Excellence « Evaluation d’Or 2018 » ont été présentés au cours de la cérémonie officielle de remise de prix qui s’est déroulée dans l’après midi du jeudi 02 août 2018, à l’Hôtel Tiama d’Abidjan, sous le…
Added by Samuel KOUAKOU on August 10, 2018 at 2:52 —