- ReportCarried out by the FAO Office of Evaluation in collaboration with EvalForward, the study aimed at shedding light on M&E activities, capacities and dynamics taking place in Ministries of Agriculture through interviews with officers working in monitoring and evaluation units in 23 countries and over a...
Review of monitoring and evaluation capacities in the agriculture sectorThis brief summarizes the main results of the Review of monitoring and evaluation capacities in the agriculture sector carried out by the Office of Evaluaution of FAO with EvalForward. The study aimed at clarifying monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, capacities and dynamics taking place in...
Racism in the field of evaluation
Being in New York during the COVID pandemic and witnessing the recent Black Lives Movement rallies made me reflect more on racism. I find it comforting that EvalForward is a safe space where we can discuss ideas openly.
EVALUATION LANDSCAPE IN AFRICAThis book explores the discourse on evaluation in Africa and answers these questions: What is the purpose of evaluation in the region, based on the evaluations currently being conducted? What is the professional background of evaluators in Africa? What methods are used in evaluations in the region...
Country Led National Evaluation: experiences and challenges from Sri Lanka and other countries
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Embedding Evaluation in Voluntary National Reviews in Africa: A GuideThis guide is a result of a partnership between UNICEF's Evaluation Office and CLEAR Anglophone Africa
e-Panel on Leadership and RBM in the African Agricultural SectorThis e-Panel was held on 6 May 2020 by AVANTI and EvalForward. Experts from Benin, Ghana and South Africa discussed on the importance of leadership and results-based management (RBM) in the African agricultural sector. Among factors mentioned that appear to be crucial for building a culture of...
How to improve results in the agriculture sector: A discussion on leadership and RBM at the national level
Using Evidence in Policy and Practice – Lessons from Africa
Can we settle for evaluation alone to ensure that the SDGs are achieved?
Are evaluation and monitoring mutually exclusive practices, or are they complementary and both necessary for assessing and correcting the performance of a development action?
Evaluation practice in Africa: key trends in the landscapeEvaluation trends and dynamics have an influence on our work as evaluators. But what exactly are those dynamics?
Evaluation in the Agriculture sector: what do we know about countries’ capacities?Evaluation and, more generally, Results-Based Management (RBM) are amongst the best-known instruments to strengthen accountability and learning, and, ultimately, improve policies and practices.
EVALUATION FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGESince 2015, the world has shown great enthusiasm for the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.However, after more than four years since the launch of the Agenda, there are at least two threatening challenges for sustainable development. This report not only looks at challenges ahead but also uses...
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Four Years into the 2030 Agenda: Exploring National Evaluation Capacities
ESK 2018 NewsletterNewsletter of the Evaluation Society of Kenya.
Advancing the Evaluation Agenda at the Kenya 7th National M&E WeekThe Monitoring & Evaluation Department of Kenya recently hosted the 2018 National M&E Week (Nairobi, 12 to 16 November).