The Rise and Risk of Evidence

Our guest blogger this week is Katherine Hay, a senior member of the Evaluation Unit of the International Centre for Development Research. Based in New Delhi, India, she is an expert on the role of evaluation in development in South Asia. She promotes approaches that assess how women and other marginalized groups benefit from development

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Evaluation Revisited: Improving the quality of evaluative practice by embracing complexity

How should evaluation address the complexity of many programs and policies? “Evaluation Revisited: Improving the Quality of Evaluative Practice by Embracing Complexity” May 20- 21, 2010 Utrecht, the Netherlands, will explore evaluation practices that reconcile an understanding of complex societal change processes with quality standards, including rigorous, ethical concerns, appropriateness & feasibility.

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