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9th AfrEA International Conference

Date: Monday, Dec 17, 2018

The 9th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) International Conference will be held from March 11-15, 2019 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The theme for this conference is "Accelerating Africa's Development: Strengthening National Evaluation Ecosystems".

Evaluation on ADB Support for Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development

Date: Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018

This sector-wide evaluation covers a 13-year period from 2005 through 2017, with an emphasis on the period since 2008 following the adoption of ADB’s Strategy 2020. During the evaluation period, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) support for the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development (ANRRD) sector amounted to $12.2 billion. ANRRD lending as a share of total ADB lending for the 2005–2017 period fluctuated between 2% and 12% per year.

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, the M&E Interest Group hosted 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 was 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).

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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