- WorkshopIFAD headquarters, Rome, Italy
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...
Enhancing funding and service delivery in agriculture: any ideas?
The agriculture sector is often underfunded and this limits service delivery and monitoring and evaluation, especially at local level.
Please share your views and any suggestion you may have.
Supporting smallhoder agriculture: what are your experiences in using evaluation?
Please share your views and examples on improving smallholder projects with evaluation.
- Technical Paper
Braking the Mould. Alternative approaches to monitoring and evaluationThis paper looks at a range of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) innovations that are designed specifically to provide input to ongoing iterative decision-making and learning at the project level. It identifies three key areas for potential innovation: 1) timing of M&E data provision; 2) flexibility...
What can we do to improve the quality of development projects?
What is your list of "good practices" that can help improve development projects quality and effectiveness?
Recurring errors in public policies and major projects: contributions and solutions from evaluation
How is evaluation helping address mistakes and failures of policies and major programmes?
E-learning course - Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Food Security and Agriculture ProgrammesThe joint EU/IICA/CTA/FAO elearning course entitled: “Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Food Security and Agriculture Programmes“ is now available online. This course has the objective to support countries and regions in planning the information needs for monitoring, pilotage and...
Can agriculture and food security policies be effective when statistical data is unreliable?In conducting research presented at the AfrEA Conference, I was asking myself if the persistence of hunger and poverty in Africa was not related to the unreliability of statistics.
What can we do to improve food security data?
How can we monitor and evaluate efficiently progress towards the SDG2 – Ending Hunger if we cannot count on reliable data and consequent statistics and indicators?
Do you think there are also weakness and challenges in data collection in your country?
- TrainingJohannesburg, South Africa
DEPTA - Development Evaluation Training Programme in Africa
We need evaluation to support agricultural transformation in AfricaDaudi Sumba, head of Monitoring and Evaluation at the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), shares his views on how evaluation can support Africa's agricultural transformation.
- TrainingIstambul, Turkey
PRiME Impact Evaluation Course