Evaluating sustainable development: how the 2030 Agenda can helpThis briefing looks at how the 2030 Agenda and its goals can provide a sustainable development framing for a broader range of national evaluation efforts. Key issues examined are: assessing how well national policies, programmes and projects fit with one another and across the SDGs; the value of the...
Transforming the world though food and agriculture.This brochure sets out some recommendations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including transforming food systems and agriculture; nourishing humanity while nurturing the environment; investing in rural people and family farmers; and leaving no one behind.
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019)Safeguarding against economic slowdowns and downturns. The latest edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) gives an updated estimate of the number of hungry people in the world, including regional and national breakdowns, and the latest data on child stunting and...
- OtherNew York and webcasted
Four Years into the 2030 Agenda: Exploring National Evaluation Capacities
WFP Annual Evaluation Report 2018WFP annual evaluation report explains the purpose of evaluation and how it is evolving in line with WFP’s strategic direction and trends in WFP’s operating environment, providing an overview of centralized and decentralized evaluations completed, conducted and planned in the period 2018 to 2019. In...
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?
Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs era - Part 2
Evaluation for Agenda 2030Edited by the International Development Evaluation Association - IDEAS, this book presents an authoritative overview of the role of evaluation in generating evidence for informed decision making and learning to advance sustainable development. Agenda 2030 includes the Sustainable Development Goals...
Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era
Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia 2018The Europe and Central Asia region encompasses great economic, social and environmental diversity, and its countries are facing various food security and nutrition challenges. While they have made significant progress in reducing the prevalence of undernourishment over the past two decades, new...
Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2018Accelerating progress towards the SDGs The 2018 Asia-Pacific regional report on Food Security and Nutrition focuses on the urgent need to accelerate work across this region to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on Zero Hunger; presents new analyses and updates on key indicators of food...
Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Africa 2018The 2018 Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition reports that the food security situation on the continent continues to worsen. The worsening situation in Africa is due to difficult global economic conditions and, in many countries, conflict and climate-related disasters, sometimes...
- Evaluation conferenceAccra, Ghana
2nd African Evidence to Action Conference and Exhibition 2019
Monitoring & Evaluation for Inclusive and Sustainable Food Systems
Evaluation of public policies: a call for action from the EvalMena ConferenceEvalutation practitioners, public officers and academics meeting in Morocco were among those calling for greater inclusion of evaluation in institutional policies and processes in order to strengthen development initiatives.
- Event Proceedings
Investing in evidence to end hunger. A closer look at national opportunities.This brief summarizes the WFP event Investing in evidence to end hunger. A closer look at national opportunities held during the EvalMENA Conference. The World Food Programme (WFP) participation in EvalMENA is part of its commitment to expand the evaluation culture.
- Event Proceedings
Revisiting independence, objectivity and the critically reflective role of evaluation for the SDG eraThe Wilton Park event on Revisiting independence, objectivity, and the critically reflective role of evaluation for the SDG era took place from 25 to 27 June in West Sussex, UK. The purpose of this dialogue was to enable a high level, practical but informal debate, addressing conceptual and...
- Event Proceedings
People, Planet and Progress in the SDG EraThe Independent Evaluation Office and the Government of Turkey co-hosted the 2017 International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities (NEC) in Istanbul, in collaboration with the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS and the European Evaluation Society (EES). The theme of the conference was...
Breaking walls and building bridges for evidence use in Parliaments: The role of evaluation practitioners
- Evaluation conferencePrague, Czech Republic
IDEAS Global Assembly and Conference 2019
- Evaluation Synthesis
FAO Programme Evaluation Report 2017The Programme Evaluation Report 2017 is now available to download. This report aims to provide Member Countries and other readers with an analytical summary of the emerging and recurrent trends in evaluations, and to discuss the main results, gaps and lessons found in FAO’s work in the period of...
- Evaluation Synthesis
2018 Annual Report on Results and Impact of IFAD OperationsThe 2018 ARRI presents a synthesis of IFAD’s performance and highlights results and systemic issues from independent evaluations conducted in 2017. The quantitative analysis draws on ratings from 320 evaluations conducted since 2002
- WorkshopRome, Italy and on webcast
Learning event on the Annual Report on Results and Impact of IFAD Operations 2018
- Webinar9.00 a.m. New York time
Evaluation for the world we want. Making evaluation useful and influential.
WFP Annual Evaluation Report 2017This evaluation report provides an overview of centralized and decentralized evaluations completed, conducted and planned by the World Food Programme (WFP) in the period 2016-2018 and highlights the various types of evaluation evidence available to support the organization's strategic priorities....
- Evaluation conferenceRabat, Morocco
- Evaluation conferenceMombasa, Kenya
Kenya Monitoring & Evaluation Week
- Evaluation conferenceManila, Phlippines
2nd APEA International Evaluation Conference
Highlights from EvalColomboEvalColombo2018, historical first ever parliamentarians global event on evaluation was successfully held from 17-19 September in Colombo.
- Evaluation conferenceAbidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
9th AfrEA Conference
- Guidance Document
A Guide to SDG interactions: from science to implementationThis report explores the nature of interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is based on the premise that a science-informed analysis of interactions across SDGs domains can support more coherent and effective decision-making, and better facilitate follow-up and monitoring...
EvalForward moving ahead at EvalColombo2018EVAL-ForwARD first public launch took place at EvalColombo 2018. What are the expectations of the broader evaluation community?