9th AfrEA Conference

9th AfrEA Conference

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Accelerating Africa’s Development: Strengthening National Evaluation Ecosystems

The 9th conference of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) will take place in La Cote D’Ivoire from 11th to 15th March, 2019 and will be co-hosted with the Réseau Ivoirien de Suivi et d'Evaluation (RISE) and the Government of La Cote D’Ivoire.

The conference goal is to raise awareness, build capacity and strengthen partnerships between AfrEA and national governments on institutionalisation of evaluation in Africa.

The direct objectives include the following: 

  • To strengthen VOPEs to work with national Governments to advance the evaluation agenda
  • To provide space for sharing experiences to enhance national evaluation capacities
  • To showcase the use of evaluative evidence in Africa
  • To contribute to the development of emerging evaluators 

AfrEA has identified 12 strands for the 2019 Conference:

1. Improving Agriculture and Food Security through Evaluation

2. Towards a more transformative approach in Integrating Gender and Equity in Evaluation

3. Achieving Educational Outcomes for Africa’s Development: Quality, Measurement, and Evaluation

4. Ensuring Good Health and well-being: New Approaches and methods in Evaluation  

5. The Role of the Judiciary, Executive and Legislature in Evaluation: Responsive national evaluation systems

6. Climate Change interventions: the Use of Evaluative Evidence for Sustainable Development  

7. Integrating Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030: Implications for Evaluation in Africa  

8. Facilitating Professional Pathways for Young and Emerging Evaluators  

9. The Role of Capacity Development in Strengthening the Evaluation Eco-system  

10. Presidential strand: Realising the Vision of Made in Africa Evaluation

11. Evaluation in Humanitarian, Governance and Conflict situations

12. The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its Impact on Development: Implications for Evaluation. 

Conference website: https://afrea.org/2019conference