Umi Hanik (Indonesian Development Evaluation Community, InDEC)
The Challenge and Potential of Being Women Evaluator, Asia Context
In 2009 Indonesian Development Evaluation Community (InDEC) was…
I recently had the opportunity to work with OMG Center for Collaborative Learning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. OMG's mission is to "accelerate and deepen social impact through strategy, evaluation, and capacity building."
Below is a link to an interview I did with OMG about Cultural Responsiveness in Evaluation. During the conversation we discussed several issues including:…
The Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST), in association with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, held the twelfth Gender and Economic Policy Discussion Forum (GEP) on 'Migration - Implications on Gender and Equity' on 16 April, 2014 at the India Habitat Centre.
Ms Indrani Mazumdar (CWDS), Dr S K Sasikumar (V V Giri National Labour Institute), Mr Nabesh Bohidar (CARE) and Ms Amrita Sharma (Aajeevika Bureau) presented at the forum which was chaired by Mr…Continue
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The 7th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon from March 3 – 7, 2014. The conference brought together evaluators from across Africa and around the world. The first two days of the conference were dedicated to interactive workshops while the latter three days showcased presentations from a variety of topics.
In an effort to increase access to the cutting-edge evaluation knowledge being shared at the conference, the conference organizers decided…Continue
was wanting to know if anybody is working on climate change evaluation? Anything interesting to contribute on the topic of gender and CCA? Have been feeling very isolated until I found this site.
Why do u guys need to ask for dowry at the time of Marriage??? Can't u afford to buy the things by yourself? Y do u need the financial help (in the form of Dowry) frm Bride's side? nd then its actually not 'financial help', u ppl get demanding Nd ask for branded Car, cash, gold, furniture, etc. which the girls parents are not able to afford but jst to make you satisfy, they take Loans, which they hv to repay all…
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Do you have good ideas about how to make evaluation reports more interesting?
On the BetterEvaluation site this week we're sharing some strategies and resources, including data visualisations and cartoons, skeleton evaluation reports, and findings as headings.
Rituu has kindly shared a real-time evaluation query about this, and is going to 'road-test' the best suggestions on her evaluation report. You can read about 7 strategies, with lots of resources, on the…Continue
I was fortunate to attend a session by Chris Collison, Knowledge Management specialist on learning. He was one of the speakers at Africa Evaluation Association Conference held recently in Yaounde, Cameroon. Here are some of the points Chris shared:
Individual learning happens naturally. When we move from individual learning to group of people learning collectively there is a big leak. Learning does not spread naturally from person to person. Moreover, learning decays over time when…Continue
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Dear Gender and Evaluation Community
This is a bit late, but nevertheless I am posting my reflection on AEA, 2013 which I had the opportunity to attend.
Comments most welcome.
South African Government Standards for EvaluationContinue
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I was facilitating a daylong gender sensitization session with my project staffs working in dairy value chain in Bangladesh. I am sharing a PowerPoint (Gender Sensitization.pptx) of that session.
Actually the session was based on the tools used and lesson learned through a gender/equity sensitive monitoring and…Continue
This information is courtesy John Lavelle. Thank you John!
For the 7th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference, the Claremont Evaluation Center is proud to partner with AfrEA and the Rockefeller Foundation to bring you live webcasts of selected workshops and sessions from the conference free of charge! Even if you are not able to attend the conference in-person, you can still have access to the cutting-edge topics being discussed at AfrEA, and you will be…Continue
I am enclosing a recent powerpoint that I to facilitate a half day session on gender/equity sensitive indicators with a group of NGOs from Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu indicators.ppt.
Often NGOs, government and at times even evaluation teams get stuck at monitoring process or output indicators, and do not adequately evaluate outcome and impact indicators. The…Continue
Hi, Rituu asked me to tell something about the Shared Learning and Participatory Approach I'm working on... We called systematization!
The word systematization is used in several disciplines, mainly in the sense of classifying, ordering data and information, that is “placing them into a system”. However, as it is understood in Latin America, systematization is much more than classifying, ordering and documenting a case. It has to do with obtaining lessons from our interventions, or…Continue
The Middle East and North Africa Evaluators Network (EvalMENA) is pleased to invite you to its third general assembly taking place in Amman – Jordan on April 28-30, 2014…Continue
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Respected Members, Friends and Colleagues on the Blog and on the site
Received OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR GENDER BUDGETING IN THE NORTH EASTERN REGION AND ALSO FOR SYSTEMATISING TOTAL QUALITY CONTROL IN RURAL PRODUCTS UNDER NRLM.
Everyday in our endeavors as development professionals, researchers, policy makers, government representatives. we come across strategies that work for the poor, and some which don't. However there are lessons to be learned from all of these interventions. The Development CAFE has started a…Continue