Evaluation questions the value of aid interventions. We need to keep warranting the value of evaluation.As evaluators, do we know what value we bring? The question is not new, nurtured by the rise of the ‘post-truth politics” (KALPOKAS, 2019). Despite the many discussions on the relevance and utility of evaluations, this issue is not resolved and merits attention.
Can visual thinking facilitate evaluation? WFP’s innovative approach to validation workshopsSince the advent of the Internet, we have been living in a time of information explosion. As the amount of available data grows, managing all of that material becomes more difficult, which can lead to information overload.
Why use facilitation in evaluation?Soft skills are essential assets for every evaluator; we all know it. What we might not realize is how far soft skills can go in supporting the evaluation process increasing its effectiveness and ultimately enhancing the evaluation use.
Dissemination of decentralized evaluation results through an innovative and participatory approach: drawingsWhen communicating with rural communities with their own dialect, WFP Colombia gets creative, with pens, paint and paper.