Blogs

We collect knowledge-rich blogs from evaluators and persons both within and without our community. These blogs offer writers the opportunity to narrate in less formal writing styles their personal evaluation experiences, capture evaluation findings in easy-to-understand ways while engaging the community with other relevant knowledge.

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Using M&E to maximize children’s participation in community-based adaptation

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By: Jimena Eyzaguirre, Senior Climate Change Specialist, ESSA Technologies Ltd
On: Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015

The senior climate change specialist Jimena Eyzaguirre reflects her experiences around the questions of scaling child centred climate change adaptations and the generation of evidences so interventions can contribute to climate change and development aims. Furthermore she shares her lessons learned from this evaluation in South-East Asia.

The GESTOR Programme’s M&E from a Resilience Perspective

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By: Roy Córdova Salcedo, Planning and Monitoring Specialist, Helvetas Swiss Inter Cooperation
On: Thursday, Jan 08, 2015

The 'Concerted Territorial Management of Natural Resources' Programme in Bolivia sought in its first phase to combine governance, natural resource management with integrated water management. In the now started second phase it seeks to mainstream climate change adaptation into current public policy. In order to do this successfully, M&E Strategies had to evolve under consideration of resilience factors.

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies from Rural Ethiopia: Does Social Protection Help?

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By: Zerihun Weldegebriel, PhD candidate, University of Trento - Italy
On: Monday, Dec 22, 2014

This blog is based on a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and Development, and it is part of a PhD research to be completed by April 2015. The paper focuses on evaluating the role of social protection in climate change adaptation in Ethiopia.

Draft Study on Evaluation of NRM Interventions Linked to Climate Change - Now Available for Comments

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By: Najeeb Khan, Short Term Consultant, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014

Natural Resource Management (NRM) is at the center of the Climate-Eval Community of Practice’s expanded focus for the next phase of engagement. As such the community is looking to explore the issues relevant to evaluation practitioners when climate change aspects are incorporated into NRM interventions. Although the NRM sector is not new, looking at it from the environmental evaluation perspective is somewhat new and unchartered territory. That is why Climate-Eval commissioned a ‘scoping study’ of evaluations of NRM interventions linked to climate change a few months ago (see...

The Evaluator’s Race against Climate Change- Reflecting the IDB Seminar on the 4th of December 2014

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By: Michelle Peña Nelz, Short Term Consultant, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Thursday, Dec 11, 2014

During the seminar on climate change and green growth, Andrew Steer (World Resources Institute) set the starting signal for “The Race against Climate Change, Economics, Politics and the High Stakes of the next 12 months” together with the discussants Julie Katzman (Inter- American Development Bank), Naoko Ishii (Global Environmental Facility) and Rakesh Nangia (Independent Development Evaluation at the African Development Bank).

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