Gender & Eval Community- Year of Evaluation'2015

Marco Segone, A K Shiva Kumar & Yamini Atmavilas in front of the Gender & Evaluation community poster in Jan 2015- first event in the Year of Evaluation held in Delhi.

August 2015 Blog Posts (13)

Training “Building Gender-responsive National Evaluation Capacity”


Dear colleagues,

UN Women and the Africa Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership (ACTIL), with support from EvalGender+, the global partnership to promote Equity Focused and Gender Responsive…


Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on August 26, 2015 at 17:14 — 1 Comment

The Light House of Hill : To Flourish Properly, Needs People Participation and Asset Based Development

Very nice shiny morning. The hills show their natural beauty. Suddenly clouds have come and surrounded the whole area. After ten minutes, clouds have gone and everything gets clearly visible. It seems that the hilly area flourishing itself newly. Very nice moments for the travellers, come from the plane lands. But it is the common phenomenon of this hilly area named Sajek,…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on August 25, 2015 at 9:18 — 1 Comment

Who will be attending the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) evaluation conference 2015?

Dear All,

I am trying to collect the names of those from Gender and Evaluation community who will be attending the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) evaluation conference 2015 scheduled in Melbourne early September. The aim is that those participating can connect face to face.

Please share in comments section below if you are attending and in case you are presenting please do share the session that others can attend.

Also happy to share that for the first time I will…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on August 23, 2015 at 16:57 — 3 Comments

EvalStories: Watch short videos by 21 key evaluators worldwide

Dear colleagues,

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly will endorse the…


Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on August 21, 2015 at 14:59 — No Comments

Evaluation included in SDG Outcome document

Dear colleagues,

(for additional info click …


Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on August 17, 2015 at 16:59 — 1 Comment

Closing the series on participation in evaluation

To end the 4 part blog series on BetterEvaluation, Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt recently gave a live Q&A that focused on questions provided by BetterEvaluation members. The questions covered a range of issues in making evaluation processes more participatory. This blog post offers a recording of the Q&A and also a couple of questions on which Leslie and Irene would like your feedback.…


Added by Nick Herft on August 17, 2015 at 5:00 — 6 Comments

Women Leading from the front at the Evaluation Society of Kenya (ESK)

The Evaluation Society of Kenya just concluded a successful two-day Outcome Mapping Training Workshop, sponsored in collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Department (MED) of the Ministry of Devolution and Planning of the Government of the Republic of Kenya and Right Track Africa.

Leading by example... The workshop was facilitated by an Outcome Mapping…


Added by Awuor Ponge on August 14, 2015 at 17:30 — 9 Comments

The World Bank's World Development Report 2015: A Justice-based Critique


 Justice is about fairness and equity. It is also about equitable distribution of power, resources, and outcomes in society. It requires expanding rights of the marginalized and ceilings on the privileged.


Does the…


Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on August 12, 2015 at 9:16 — No Comments

Creative way of explaining M&E to Non-technical persons

Throughout my career as a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) practitioner, I have come across many managers who were simply confounded by M&E jargons. What is an activity versus an input? How is an outcome different from an output? So confusing, daunting and and sometimes downright scary! However, it does not have to be this way.

During my workshops, I found an effective and fun way to explain basic M&E concepts to non-technical persons.It uses the analogy of a person on the…


Added by Ann-Murray Brown on August 11, 2015 at 13:00 — 5 Comments



Golden Award for Excellence in Evaluation

The Ivorian Initiative for Evaluation (2IEval) in Collaboration with CAPEC (Political and Economic Analysis Unit) of CIRES (Ivorian Economic and Social Research Centre) has launched the first edition of the Ivorian Golden Award for Excellence in Evaluation.

Applications are open for the…


Added by Samuel KOUAKOU on August 9, 2015 at 4:07 — 1 Comment

EvalCafe in Yaounde (Cameroon) for EvalYear 2015

EvalCafe_Yaounde 2015

Celebration of EvalYear 2015 in Cameroon by Cameroonian Community of Evaluators


Under the initiative of the Former President of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA), Mr Serge Eric Yakeu, EvalCafé was launched in May 2015 with the…


Added by Serge Eric Yakeu Djiam on August 8, 2015 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

Uganda Evaluation Year celebration Report 2015

The Government of Uganda represented by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Evaluation in partnership with the Uganda Evaluation Association with support from USAID, GIZ-ECD project and International Labour Organization organized the Uganda Evaluation Week 2015 to join the rest of the world in celebration for  Evalyear 2015. This Event is an international platform where Policy makers, Government technocrats, Civil Society, Academia, Development Partners,…


Added by Grace Tukaheebwa on August 3, 2015 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Conducting Gender Sensitive Evaluations Training Report

Uganda Evaluation Week 2015 Conference Report on the Pre-Conference Training Topic: Conducting Gender Sensitive Evaluations Trainers: Rose Nalwadda& Grace Tukaheebwa

Introduction: This report presents feedback on the pre-conference training on conducting gender sensitive evaluations that took place on 11th March 2015 during the Uganda Evaluation Week 2015. It outlines the purpose of the training, explains the methodology used, highlights the participants’ general appreciation of…


Added by Grace Tukaheebwa on August 3, 2015 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

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