Nairobi Outcome Document – Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation HLM2

Based on an inclusive consultation that concluded in Kenya at the Global Partnership’s HLM2, the Nairobi Outcome Document was released on 1 December 2016. This document will help to shape how existing and new development actors can partner to implement Agenda 2030 and realise the SDGs. The Nairobi Outcome Document is also available in Arabic and Spanish. French translation… Read More Nairobi Outcome Document – Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation HLM2

Evaluation for Results-Oriented Management – What Can Development Stakeholders Learn from the Michelin Guide?

What would it take to create a Guide Michelin-like experience in development? At its heart, the Guide Michelin represents an evaluation system par excellence. For evaluators, it requires that we ensure our evaluations close an information gap, provide a credible source of information, and are timely. Equally important, there needs to be openness and receptivity… Read More Evaluation for Results-Oriented Management – What Can Development Stakeholders Learn from the Michelin Guide?

Top 10 Resources on the Use of Evidence | The Alliance for Useful Evidence

Top 10 resources on the use of evidence The Bond Evidence Principles and checklist. Specially designed for NGOs, this guide can assist in assessing and improving the quality of evidence in evaluation reports, research reports and case studies. Evidence for Success: The guide to getting evidence and using it. A practical guide for third sector organisations… Read More Top 10 Resources on the Use of Evidence | The Alliance for Useful Evidence

Inter-American Development Bank’s Country Program Evaluations 2016

Inter-American Development Bank’s Country Program Evaluations provide an analysis of the relevance and effectiveness of IDB Group’s support to an individual borrowing country. Taken together, these studies provide a comprehensive picture of the work done in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2016 the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) delivered six Country Program Evaluations. Check… Read More Inter-American Development Bank’s Country Program Evaluations 2016

80 Participatory tools for M&E

ActionAid has just released an online toolbox and platform focused on participatory tools and processes for monitoring and evaluation. Check out the Tools page that features some 80 participatory tools. Here is a description of the toolbox from ActionAid: The Reflection-Action Toolbox is an online platform which enable people to connect around how participatory tools… Read More 80 Participatory tools for M&E

Effective evaluation for the Sustainable Development Goals | IIED

Evaluation processes will play a key role in national and global review systems for the Sustainable Development Goals.IIED and EVALSDGs are publishing a series of briefings about evaluation designed to help promote effective conduct and use of evaluation in SDGs implementation, follow-up and review. The IIED briefing papers focus on the role of evaluation. They explain that evaluation differs… Read More Effective evaluation for the Sustainable Development Goals | IIED

Rethinking Evaluation – Have we had enough of R/E/E/I/S? | Caroline Heider opens the debate on evaluation criteria

After nearly 15 years of adhering to the DAC evaluation criteria, is it time for a rethink? Caroline Heider opens the debate on evaluation criteria at  Rethinking Evaluation – Have we had enough of R/E/E/I/S? | Independent Evaluation Group The R/E/E/I/S criteria became common ground to evaluators world-wide. However, they add to the nerdy jargon… Read More Rethinking Evaluation – Have we had enough of R/E/E/I/S? | Caroline Heider opens the debate on evaluation criteria