How well are development & humanitarian actors doing in their #COVID19 response & recovery efforts? How can they improve?

The Lessons from Evaluation series by the COVID-19 Global Evaluation Coalition provides timely summaries of evaluation evidence to inform the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These demand-driven summaries, are authored by different Coalition participants and drawn from the collective evidence base of all. Findings Nine key lessons were identified across five functional areas- Partnerships and Operations, Management, Communications,… Read More How well are development & humanitarian actors doing in their #COVID19 response & recovery efforts? How can they improve?

GLOBAL EVALUATION INITIATIVE is launched

Become a partner now! Policymakers around the world have long grappled with interrelated threats of poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, and fragility. They now find themselves navigating the uncharted waters of the COVID-19 pandemic, facing challenging policy choices. The crisis could drive up extreme global poverty and its derailing the progress towards the Sustainable… Read More GLOBAL EVALUATION INITIATIVE is launched

New partnership: P2P+ Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators

“Peer to Peer Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators” (P2P+), the new joint initiative to support emerging evaluators is now an #Eval4Action partner. P2P+ addresses the growing need for career guidance on evaluation, fueled by an increasing demand for high quality M&E professionals. If you are a young and emerging evaluation professional, look out for their online… Read More New partnership: P2P+ Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators

The health of the planet and intra-generational equity – lessons learnt from a pandemic

Development Matters By Milindo Chakrabarti, Professor, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana and Visiting Fellow, RIS, New Delhi, and Jhalak Aggarwal, Post-Graduate Student, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access… Read More The health of the planet and intra-generational equity – lessons learnt from a pandemic

IPDET #Evaluation #Hackathon starts 7 July 2020

The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)  #Evaluation #Hackathon will provide a platform for creative individuals and ideas from around the world to unite their skills, knowledge, and inspirations to find creative solutions to the challenges of our times. It’s here: https://ipdet.org/online-program-2020/ipdet-evaluation-hackathon/ COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to the field of evaluation. The IPDET Hackathon… Read More IPDET #Evaluation #Hackathon starts 7 July 2020

Register now for e-Courses on Development Evaluation

EvalPartners, in cooperation with several partners, is pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the second 2020 cohort of the FREE introductory e-Courses on Development Evaluation, which started on 11th May 2020. In previous rounds, over 30,000 participants from 172 countries registered.  https://ecourses.evalpartners.org/ The e-learning is composed of the following courses: ·         Equity-focused and Gender-responsive Evaluations ·         National Evaluation Capacity Development for Country-led… Read More Register now for e-Courses on Development Evaluation

Upcoming webinar | 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research, 12 May, 3pm BST

Dear colleague, I enjoy taking part in the 3ie Virtual Evidence Weeks, which I recommend to you as well. 3ie has many more events lined up in the coming weeks. Here are all the details. 12 May | 15:00-16:30 BST 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research What if we had all… Read More Upcoming webinar | 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research, 12 May, 3pm BST

Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1

by Karsten Weitzenegger, updated 7 May 2020 Evaluation can inform global policy decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. However, M&E systems themselves are affected by the current crisis. Here is a quick review of recent literature. This may guide evaluators and managers in global development evaluation. Comments are appreciated, as we are preparing for a remote… Read More Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1