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Call for Proposal: Rapid Evaluation Pilot based on the Design Evaluation of the District Development Model

Application Deadline 21 February 2020 Location: South Africa   INTRODUCTION AND PROBLEM STATEMENT 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 [...]

By | February 17th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Proposal: Rapid Evaluation Pilot based on the Design Evaluation of the District Development Model

The African Voice at the IDEAS 2019 Global Assembly

The IDEAS 2019 Global Assembly and 3rd International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development took place in Prague from 2nd to 4th October 2019. It brought together M&E Practioners and political officials to deliberate on issues around the themes of:  the use of evaluation for transformative change; evaluating environment and development; transition experiences and best [...]

By | January 30th, 2020|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on The African Voice at the IDEAS 2019 Global Assembly

MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT TOOL (MPAT): PROCESSUS DE MISE EN ŒUVRE ET RESULTATS

    Depuis les années 2000, le Bénin a revu son système de gestion de la performance et est passé d'un système de gestion basé sur les ressources à une gestion basée sur les résultats. À cette fin, le pays a revu ses outils et son approche de la gestion de la fonction publique. Cependant, [...]

By | January 24th, 2020|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT TOOL (MPAT): PROCESSUS DE MISE EN ŒUVRE ET RESULTATS

Recruitment opportunity: Twende Mbele Administrator

Applications close February 10th. Applicants are requested to send a 2-page CV and motivation letter to cara.waller@wits.ac.za Administrator Introduction Twende Mbele is a multi-country programme aiming to strengthen National Evaluation Systems of African countries. It currently consists of government partners from six different countries (South Africa, Benin, Niger, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda), and two technical [...]

By | January 22nd, 2020|Announcements, Opportunities|Comments Off on Recruitment opportunity: Twende Mbele Administrator

EXPERIENCE IN DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING A COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

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, [...]

By | December 9th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on EXPERIENCE IN DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING A COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

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

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 [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on Elements of a successful ECB intervention in Africa: Participant’s perceptions.

The Ghana Public Sector and M&E Culture

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 [...]

By | November 25th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on The Ghana Public Sector and M&E Culture

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

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 [...]

By | August 19th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on New blog: How “Practical” or “Useful” are Rapid Evaluation, Really? – By Khotso Tsotsotso

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

  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. [...]

By | August 12th, 2019|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on Latest blog: “Evidence informed decision making amidst competing priorities in the public sector”- by Kachero Benjamin

We are hiring

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 [...]

By | July 22nd, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on We are hiring