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Evaluation of the World Bank Group's Support to Carbon Finance

Date: Monday, Dec 10, 2018

The Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank recently released an evaluation of the World Bank's Support to Carbon Finance. The evaluation aimed to answer the following overarching question: 

What has been the strategic objective, nature of engagement and contribution of the WBG in supporting Carbon Finance? And going forward, what lessons can be drawn from this to inform the WBG's strategic direction in supporting the next generation of market-based carbon mitigation activities given its potential comparative advantage?

Webinar on Assessing Impact - Monitoring and Evaluation for Environmental Peacebuilding

Starting Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Location:
online

On November 14, 2018 from 10-11am US Eastern time, the M&E Interest Group will host an introductory webinar about the purpose of the interest group, including a brief discussion on the current state of the field and future directions for the group. The webinar will be facilitated by the group's co-leaders, Juha Uitto (Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility) and Amanda Woomer (Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at General Board of Global Ministries). All are welcome to join the webinar. A recording of the webinar will be shared.

Improving International Development Evaluation through Geospatial Data and Analysis

Date: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Improving International Development Evaluation through Geospatial Data and Analysis is an article written by Malte Lech, German Institute for Development Evaluation, DEval; Juha Ilari Uitto, Global Environment Facility, GEF; Sven Harten, German Institute for Development Evaluation, DEval; Geeta Batra, Global Environment Facility, GEF; and Anupam Anand, Global Environment Facility, GEF. 

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2018 American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference

Starting Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Ending Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Location:
Cleveland, OH, USA

Evaluation 2018: Speaking Truth to Power by the American Evaluation Association will hold its annual conference from 29 October - 3 November, 2018. The conference seeks to answer the following questions: What responsibilities do we have as evaluators for Speaking Truth to Power? When? In what contexts or situations? With what consequences? At what risk or cost? To whom, with what expectations?

Introducing Eval-ForwARD - A new CoP for Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development

Date: Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018

Interested in learning more about evaluation when it comes to food security, agriculture and rural development? Eval-ForwARD, a community of practice, is a joint initiative of the evaluation offices of FAO, IFAD, WFP and CGIAR.

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