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April 2019

Systems of Evidence in African Parliaments

By | April 12th, 2019|news|

Representatives from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, The East African Legislative Assembly, South Africa, Malawi, and Ghana have called for improved research and evidence use in African Parliaments. They were hosted by the Parliament of Uganda for a workshop on research and evidence use in the Parliament Context. Link to interactive presentation...

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March 2019

Gender equality and social equity called for by African evaluators

By | March 27th, 2019|Announcements|

Members of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) have launched a Global Campaign for Gender Equality and Social Equity in Evaluation following the association’s annual event held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire during March. Participants at the event backed a new  12-point declaration, committing to strengthening evaluation culture and practice on the continent and, in particular, enhancing [...]

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January 2019

Global Parliaments and the Colombo Declaration

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

Introduction Over the years there has been a shift in the use of evaluations, from a donor dominated space to, in recent years, an increased use by both governments and parliaments. Parliaments represent the bridge between the state and its citizens, so the use of evaluations by Parliamentarians for increasing accountability can be seen as [...]

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December 2018

Consultant needed for Rapid Evaluations in South Africa

By | December 5th, 2018|Announcements|

A number of evaluation recommendations in government are not fully implemented due to a host of constraints, and thus the opportunity for learning and improvement are lost. These relate to time-constraints (delays in completing evaluations), financial challenges (evaluations are costly) and the lack of human capacity (general lack of experienced evaluators in the country). Additionally, [...]

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#Evidence2018 insights

By | December 5th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

In a recent panel discussion at the #Evidence2018 conference in Pretoria, South Africa, panellists from Benin, Uganda and South Africa, discussed how government institutions made use of evidence for better informed policy-making. The panel discussion titled: Cross-Governmental Panel Discussion: Sharing Institutional Insights into Evidence Informed Policy-Making Approaches in Africa, also delved deeper into governmental landscapes [...]

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November 2018

From infancy to maturity: Constraints to the “Made in Africa Evaluation” (MAE) concept (Part 2)

By | November 28th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

By: Mokgophana Ramasobana and Nozipho Ngwabi The blog titled “Made in Africa Evaluation: Africa’s novel approach towards its developmental paths (Part 1) provided an historical overview on some of the initiatives proposed to pioneer the MAE concept by various African scholars and evaluation practitioners. These include Prof. Zenda Ofir, Prof. Bagele Chilisa, Dr. Sukai Prom [...]

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Offre d’emploi

By | November 23rd, 2018|Announcements|

Coordinateur pays: Bénin Twende Mbele recherche des candidats qualifiés pour le poste de coordinateur de pays: Bénin. Ce poste est basé à Cotonou et obligera le / la titulaire à maîtriser l'anglais et le français. Le rôle des coordonnateurs de pays du Bénin est de gérer la coordination, l’administration et les activités techniques du programme [...]

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Extension de la date limite de soumission des Resumes

By | November 20th, 2018|Announcements|

En raison d'un certain nombre de demandes de prolongation, la date limite de soumission des résumés pour la 9ème conférence internationale d'AfrEA a été repoussée au lundi 26 novembre 2018. La 9ème Conférence internationale de 2019 de l’AfrEA aura lieu du 11 au 15 mars 2019 à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire. Le thème de cette conférence [...]

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Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

By | November 20th, 2018|Announcements|

Due to a number of requests for an extension, the submission deadline for Abstracts for the 9th AfrEA International Conference has been extended to Monday 26 November 2018 The 9th AfrEA International Conference 2019 will be taking place on 11 – 15 March 2019 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. The theme for this conference is “Accelerating Africa’s Development: Strengthening National [...]

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