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Global Parliaments and the Colombo Declaration

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 [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on Global Parliaments and the Colombo Declaration

Consultant needed for Rapid Evaluations in South Africa

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, [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Consultant needed for Rapid Evaluations in South Africa

#Evidence2018 insights

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 [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on #Evidence2018 insights

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

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 [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on From infancy to maturity: Constraints to the “Made in Africa Evaluation” (MAE) concept (Part 2)

Offre d’emploi

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 [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Offre d’emploi

Extension de la date limite de soumission des Resumes

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 [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Extension de la date limite de soumission des Resumes

Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

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 [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

Gender Specialist needed

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 [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Announcements, Opportunities|Comments Off on Gender Specialist needed

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

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 [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on Parcours de la demande de systèmes d’évaluation gouvernementaux: Une vue de l’Afrique Francophone et du Maroc

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

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 [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on Journeys of demand for government evaluation systems: A view from Francophone Africa and Morocco