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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…


Added by Tania Kahlon on April 23, 2014 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Video clips from the 7th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) conference in Yaoundé, Cameroon

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…


Added by Matt Galen on April 17, 2014 at 11:58 — 1 Comment

gender and climate change evaluation

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.

Added by Yvette Abrahams on April 5, 2014 at 19:10 — 7 Comments

Who is responsible for this?

Few Questions: 

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…


Added by Charu Pancholi on March 29, 2014 at 1:53 — No Comments

Strategies and resources for producing engaging and accessible evaluation reports

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…


Added by Patricia Rogers on March 28, 2014 at 15:30 — 18 Comments

Do we 'ever' learn?

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…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 25, 2014 at 23:44 — 11 Comments

My three key moments of the #AfrEA2014 #Eval Conference

Originally posted at Al Borde del Caos

Earlier this month was held the 7th AfrEA ( African Evaluation Association )…


Added by Pablo Rodriguez Bilella on March 17, 2014 at 19:00 — 3 Comments

Reflections on American Evaluation Association Conference-2013

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. 



Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on March 12, 2014 at 13:39 — 2 Comments

South African Government Standards for Evaluation

South African Government Standards for Evaluation



Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on March 8, 2014 at 4:30 — No Comments

Gender, Diversity and Social Transformation training

Dear All
Please find attached information on a one month long International training programme in May this year on "Gender, Diversity and Social Transformation" organised by Visthar, Bangalore.  One of the ten focus areas is on gender mainstreaming as part of which monitoring and evaluation (from a gender lens) would be covered. …

Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on March 4, 2014 at 17:45 — No Comments

Gender Sensitization Tools in Monitoring and Evaluation

Dear All,

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…


Added by Apurba Kumar Datta on March 3, 2014 at 12:00 — 6 Comments

7th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference webcast

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…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 1, 2014 at 10:54 — 1 Comment

Gender/equity sensitive indicators

Dear All

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…


Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on February 27, 2014 at 12:30 — 9 Comments

what is the systematization approach

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…


Added by ESTEBAN TAPELLA on February 25, 2014 at 16:01 — 2 Comments

Join us in Amman April 28-30 2014 for the EvalMENA 3rd general assembly... Scholarships available

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…


Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on February 18, 2014 at 16:10 — No Comments


Respected Members, Friends and Colleagues on the Blog and on the site


Added by Dr. SRIDHAR SEETHARAMAN on February 18, 2014 at 14:03 — 2 Comments

Launching 'Livelihood Strategies' : A Knowledge Bank of Sustainable Livelihood Interventions


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…


Added by Dr Valentine J Gandhi on February 13, 2014 at 19:31 — 5 Comments

Sharing DM&E for peace building site

Sharing DM&E for peace building site


Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on February 12, 2014 at 10:53 — No Comments

International Call: Evaluation Stories Project

Dear friends and colleagues of the Gender & Evaluation Community,


I am delighted to introduce you to the Evaluation Stories Project. We are an EvalPartners Innovation Challenge Award recipient. The purpose of the Evaluation Stories Project is to solicit and publish a collection of stories, told from the…


Added by Pablo Rodriguez Bilella on January 30, 2014 at 3:14 — 2 Comments

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