2014 Conference 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.

Send us an email in case you would like to contribute a blog.

7 Preliminary Lessons from the 2nd Climate-Eval Conference

By: David Akana , Senior KM and Communication Specialist
On: Thursday, Nov 06, 2014

The 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development has ended in Washington D.C leaving many evaluation questions answered and perhaps many more unanswered – even though it would be fair to argue that the conference did not set out to answer all questions associated with the evaluation of climate change and development.

Lesson 1: We Know How to Evaluate Mitigation

Climate Finance Monitoring and Evaluation: Scaling-up Knowledge and Learning through On-Line Approaches

By: Pablo Benitez , Senior Economist
On: Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

Hello, my name is Pablo Benitez and I am sharing with you a blog about my forthcoming presentation on Climate Finance M&E, which will be part of the 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development. I hope that the members of this community will enjoy reading it, and am looking forward to getting any feedback you may have.

A Composite Methodology Approach to Bridging Private-Public Climate Compatible Development Goals

By: Quinn Ferguson , Senior Project Manager , Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
On: Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Hello, my name is Quinn Reifmesser and I am honoured to have been invited to share a blog about the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership’s (REEEP’s) newly developed Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Strategy and Framework and accompanying paper, which will be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development this November 4th, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Insurance against weather risk: A quasi-experimental evaluation of weather index insurance impacts on productivity and welfare

By: Yesuf Awel , PhD fellow , United Nations University (UNU)
On: Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014

Hello! I am Yesuf and I would like to communicate to you my work (co-authored with Théophile T. Azomahou) scheduled to be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development. The title of our study is Insurance against weather risk: A quasi-experimental evaluation of weather index insurance impacts on productivity and welfare. 

Adaptation processes in agriculture and food security: Insights from evaluating behavioral changes in West Africa

By: Jacques Somda , Regional Program Officer, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning , International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
On: Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014

Hello, my name is Jacques Somda, and I would like to share a blog with you about the paper I intend to present at the 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development.  This paper focuses on evaluating the adaptive capacities in human systems in relation with agriculture and food security at the community level in West African countries. It aims to highlight approaches and domains of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of behavioral changes which can be used to formulate adaptive capacity indicators.

Pages