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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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Scoping Study of Evaluations of NRM Interventions Linked to Climate Change

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By: Najeeb Khan, Short Term Consultant, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

Building on its successes and increasing membership, Climate-Eval has broadened its scope to take on a wider set of issues and development interventions around evaluation in the field of Natural Resource Management (NRM). This intent was first communicated to the online community in a blog last year as well as a...

On Climate Change Targets, Indicators and Data in Post-2015 Agenda

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

The post-2015 development agenda is taking shape.

As expected, climate change takes a preponderant place on the blueprint designed to end poverty in all its forms everywhere in the period (2015-2030) and also ensure the overarching goal of sustainable development is achieved.

In the current iteration of the plan, climate change is positioned...

What's in a name? On indicators, measures and metrics

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014
Working on the upcoming study on Indicator Development, Selection and Use Principles for Climate Change Adaptation M&E I was reading through a wide selection of adaptation M&E frameworks. After a while I started to notice the different ways in which authors talked about indicators, measures and metrics. The definitions of the terms 'indicator', 'measure' and 'metric' vary across agencies and are often used interchangeably, though there are subtle differences. But what is really the difference between an indicator, measure and metric?!

Good Practice Study on Indicator Principles for Climate Change Adaptation M&E

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
Over the past years, Climate-Eval has commissioned state-of-the-art studies to facilitate evaluations of climate change mitigation and adaptation. The latest two studies focused on climate change mitigation, while two earliers studies focused on M&E in relation to climate change adaptation. As a follow-up on the two adaptation focused studies of 2008 and 2011, Climate-Eval recently reopened the discussion that started end 2012 on the need for more guidance on indicator development for adaptation M&E.

What the Green Climate Fund Can Learn from Climate Investment Funds Evaluation

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014

The evaluation of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has been published and contains plenty of food for thought for board members of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), its stakeholders and the overall international climate change community focused on finance.

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