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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Measuring resilience of adaptation interventions and beyond - Adaptation Futures 2016

By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Consultant, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016

The Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF (IEO) recently organized two panel sessions at the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference, which took place in Rotterdam May 10-13.

Adaptation Futures 2016

Evaluation and Adaptation Pathways

By: Leon Hermans, Assistant professor in policy analysis, TU Delft
On: Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

Policy analysts have a new addition to their toolbox that recognizes the importance of deep uncertainty and the resulting need for adaptive planning approaches. The use of adaptation pathways, as this new addition is known, supports the development of adaptive policies and programmes.

Professionalization With a View to Eval2030

By: Caroline Heider, Director General, Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) - World Bank Group
On: Thursday, Nov 05, 2015

Are we ready, will we ever be? The conversation about professionalization in evaluation has a long history, and often raises much concern and interest. But come to think of it: many other professions took hundreds of years to shape their professional standards.

Chance to Make Infrastructure Climate-Friendly

By: Vinod Thomas, Director General, Independent Evaluation Department / ADB
On: Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

As multilateral development banks, private sources and governments gear up to fill massive infrastructure gaps in Asia, we must not miss a unique opportunity.

We Are All Knowledge Brokers, You Know

By: James Smith, Strategic Consultant & Community Facilitator, REEEP
On: Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015

We’re all knowledge brokers. As social beings we naturally pass around information, filtering it and combining it with other bits of information that we think are relevant or interesting, then communicating that to others.

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