The Friday Funny: Focusing on the important things in planning major initiatives

Evaluation is not just something we do at the end of a program, nor only impact evaluation. Some forms of evaluation are needed at the beginning of new interventions to inform the planning – evaluations in the form of needs analyses, situation analyses (which assess strengths as well as gaps), and reviews of the evidence

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Free webinar on Evaluation and Policies

Is policy evaluation fundamentally different to program evaluation? How can lessons learned from program evaluation (such as the value of stakeholder involvement) be applied to the evaluation of policies?

The next webinar in the series of monthly live webinars on “Developing national capacities for country M&E systems”, organized by MyMandE” will focus on ‘Evaluation and

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Our first celebrity guest blogger!

Genuine Evaluation is a tough standard. It’s methodologically, practically, and politically challenging at every turn. We don’t claim to achieve it in every piece of work we do, nor do we think we have a monopoly on useful ideas for getting closer to our goal. One of the things we try to do whenever possible is to get a burst of fresh thinking from some of the planet’s most experienced and insightful evaluators. That is the intent of our ‘celebrity guest blogger’ series. For the next week or so, we are delighted to bring you one of the southern hemisphere’s top evaluators …

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