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December 2019

EXPERIENCE IN DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING A COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

By | December 9th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

By Florence Mbabazi Background Instituted in 2017, the Directorate of Monitoring, Evaluation and Inspection (DMEI), in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), is mandated to monitor and evaluate government policies, programs and projects across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions. This mandate is ensured through generating evidence (eg. data) on government interventions, good practices, challenges, [...]

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November 2019

Elements of a successful ECB intervention in Africa: Participant’s perceptions.

By | November 27th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

Introduction The last decade has witnessed the growth in accountability, especially on the side of donors who demand to understand how their funds were utilized to deliver respective results. This has led to a precedent increase in the demand of employees with skills in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). Expertise not only increases projects delivery, it [...]

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The Ghana Public Sector and M&E Culture

By | November 25th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

In 2017 the Government of Ghana added a new tool to its development process by establishing the ministries for Planning (MoP) and for Monitoring and Evaluation (MoME). The MoME and the NDPC (National Development and Planning Commission) and the local M&E Association – the Ghana National Monitoring and Evaluation Forum (GMEF) - have developed a [...]

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August 2019

New blog: How “Practical” or “Useful” are Rapid Evaluation, Really? – By Khotso Tsotsotso

By | August 19th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

There is no doubt that evaluations can play an integral role in decision-making. On the one hand, when the information is accurate, detailed, and insightful; evaluations can help make effective programme decisions, like whether to continue, scale up, discontinue or even, whether to intervene at all.  On the other hand, it is well understood that [...]

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Latest blog: “Evidence informed decision making amidst competing priorities in the public sector”- by Kachero Benjamin

By | August 12th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

  Background Basic economic theory notes that scarce resources should be optimally utilized which in turn point to a need for evidence-informed decision-making. The availability of evidence should guide decision-makers on adopting government policies that will best meet development imperatives.  Globally there is a clarion call for using existing and new evidence to inform decision-making. [...]

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July 2019

We are hiring

By | July 22nd, 2019|Announcements|

The Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results – Anglophone Africa (CLEAR-AA), in partnership with Twende Mbele, is embarking on a tracer study to better understand the effects of our work aimed at strengthening evidence use and M&E processes in parliaments over the last three years. The tracer study is specifically looking at the learning [...]

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Offre d’emploi

By | July 15th, 2019|Announcements|

Twende Dans le but de mieux informer les citoyens sur les activités et les résultats de SE, TM a initié un projet dans ses pays partenaires (Afrique du Sud, Bénin, Ghana et l’Ouganda) pour élaborer une stratégie de communication sur le SE au niveau national dans chacun de ces pays. Ce projet aidera les pays partenaires [...]

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Pamoja

By | July 4th, 2019|news|

Welcome to our latest edition of the Pamoja newsletter. We are particularly proud and excited to have extended our partnership with the Hewlett Foundation for another two years. This gesture will deepen the scope of peer learning within the partnership, while allowing partner countries to continue strengthening their national evaluation system. In this edition of [...]

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June 2019

Strengthening Systems of Evidence in Parliaments: A side event at the AfrEA conference, 2019.

By | June 21st, 2019|Announcements, Blog|

Forming part of a side event at the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) conference 2019, the Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results Anglophone Africa (CLEAR-AA), and Twende Mbele hosted a peer-learning Symposium on ‘Strengthening Systems of Evidence in Parliaments’. The symposium reflected on a number of key issues affecting evidence use within parliaments. The discussions [...]

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An African Approach For Gauging The Gender Effectiveness Of National M&E Systems: An IDEV Article

By | June 18th, 2019|news|

The importance of strengthening national evaluation systems is gaining traction with more states investing in developing the evaluation capacity of their institutions and systems for improved program delivery. Embedded in that approach, is the development of homegrown evaluation tools to conduct country-driven evaluations to improve overall government efficiency and effectiveness. Mainstreaming gender into evaluation policies [...]

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