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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Communicating Evaluation to Non-Evaluators

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By: Simon Hearn, Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
On: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has recently published a "10 Things to Know About Evaluation" infographic, in support of the International Year of Evaluation.

Climate-Eval Good Practice Study on Principles for Indicator Development, Selection, and Use in Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Jun 15, 2015

It is with a sense of pride that I present to you the final report of the Climate-Eval Good Practice Study on Principles for Indicator Development, Selection, and Use in Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation.

Dissecting the Resilience Adaptation Transformation Assessment and Learning Framework (RATALF)

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015

The Resilience Adaptation Transformation Assessment and Learning Framework (RATALF) seeks to build or adapt system properties (such as resilience) to meet normatively defined sustainability goals.

Sustainability as Evaluative Minefield; on Systems Perspectives and the IDEAS General Assembly 2015

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By: Rob D. van den Berg, President, International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS)
On: Tuesday, Jun 02, 2015

Sustainability used to mean that a project would need to demonstrate that the benefits it generated would continue after the project’s end. From relatively simple checks in evaluations, sustainability has changed into a conceptual minefield.

The Answer is 42. On Data, Information and Knowledge

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, May 25, 2015

A recent discussion with some colleagues on the differences between data, knowledge and information made me realize that there still is a lot of confusion when it comes to the use of terms; confusion that goes well beyond my earlier blog post on indicators, measures and metrics.

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