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November 2018

By | November 7th, 2018|Announcements, Opportunities|

Gender Specialist Needed Twende Mbele and the Department of Planning Monitoring & Evaluation are searching for a short-term consultant to assist with  writing a guideline for commissioning and managing gender responsive evaluations. Additionally, the consultant will be required to assist with the team reviewing the National Evaluation Policy, and to write guidance on [...]

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October 2018

Parcours de la demande de systèmes d’évaluation gouvernementaux: Une vue de l’Afrique Francophone et du Maroc

By | October 17th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

Une récente table ronde tenue lors des Journées Bénoises de l’Évaluation, à Cotonou, Bénin, a permis de mieux comprendre certains des facteurs qui affectent l’institutionnalisation des systèmes nationaux d’évaluation en l’Afrique Francophone et du Maroc. Le panel, intitulé ‘Évaluation et perspectives de l’institutionnalisation de la fonction d’évaluation’, a examiné les progrès accomplis dans la mise [...]

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Journeys of demand for government evaluation systems: A view from Francophone Africa and Morocco

By | October 16th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

A recent panel discussion at the Journees Bèninoise de l’Èvaluation Benin, in Cotonou, shed light on some of the factors affecting institutionalisation of national evaluation systems in Francophone West Africa. The panel, ‘Assessment and perspectives of the institutionalization of the evaluation function’, discussed progress in building the systems and structures for a government evaluation system [...]

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September 2018

Looking for web developer for APNODE website

By | September 4th, 2018|Announcements, Opportunities|

CLEAR AA is looking for a service provider to build a new APNODE website to give the secretariat and various stakeholders with a platform to provide content that would address the concerns of the target audience. The service provider must provide CLEAR-AA and APNODE with a simple user friendly WordPress. The proposal must include timeline [...]

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Changing the Game for Evaluation Education in Africa: The Collaborative Curriculum Development Project

By | September 3rd, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

Introduction Unlike other professions such as accountants or doctors, the field of ‘Monitoring and Evaluation’ is relatively new and non-standardised. Employers and recruiters of M&E staff don’t always know what they’re looking for, and presently in Africa, there is no harmonisation of competencies, resulting in the variable quality of practitioners.  Academic and non-academic training programmes [...]

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August 2018

Communique from Benin Evaluation Days/Journées béninoises de l’évaluation

By | August 10th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

This week saw over 300 participants from Africa, the Americas and India converge on Cotonou, Benin to participate in the 5th edition of the Benin Evaluation Week. Participants included evaluation practitioners, researchers, specialists and professionals from the evaluation of public administration, institutions of the Republic of Benin, communities, local authorities, universities, professional organisations and civil [...]

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July 2018

Looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Monitoring & Evaluation

By | July 17th, 2018|Announcements|

CLEAR AA and Twende Mbele are offering an exciting opportunity for a postgraduate PHD student in their last year of study or a recent graduate to join a multi-disciplinary team in undertaking various research work in the field of monitoring and evaluation. The Post-Doctoral (M&E) Research Fellowship is designed to support the emergence of scholarship [...]

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Looking for a Literature Review Consultant

By | July 4th, 2018|Announcements|

Twende Mbele is searching for a Literature Review Consultant who's work will include literature review on plan priortisation and budget alignment, also using M&E evidence, should give a comparative overview of ongoing and innovative efforts in this area. Furthermore, it should provide insight to work being done in contexts similar to that of the Twende Mbele [...]

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Determinants of evaluation use among Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Uganda

By | July 2nd, 2018|Announcements, Blog|

The need to understand Evaluation use by NGOs This blog draws from research conducted by Elizabeth Asiimwe, a Twende Mbele PhD Fellow at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, in 2017. The study is premised on the assertion that, although there is a growing discourse on evaluation utilisation for evidence-based policy making in [...]

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