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FAO Office of Evaluation is Hiring

Date: Monday, May 13, 2019

The FAO Office of Evaluation is currently recruiting for the positions below:


Date: Friday, May 10, 2019

EVAL-ForwARD is a community of practice hosted by FAO, IFAD, WFP and CGIAR which focuses on evaluation for food security, agriculture and rural development. A new video presents the rationale behind the community of practice and perspectives of the Directors of the Evaluation units that are supporting it.

Economic Evaluation of Sustainable Development

Date: Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

The newly published book Economic Evaluation of Sustainable Development by authors Vinod Thomas and Namrata Chindarkar provides evidence of how evaluations can be useful when related to the sustainability of development interventions. Thomas and Chindarkar underline the types of policies and investments that better ensure sustainability, and also determine the best ways sustainability can be evaluated, reported, and acted on.  

IUCN is Hiring

Date: Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019

IUCN is seeking to hire:

GEF & GCF Regional Task Manager Central and West Africa
Vacancy # 4023
Unit: West and Central Africa Region
Location: Senegal Programme Office, Dakar, Senegal
Grade: SP
Type of Contract: Fixed-term (12 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date: 25 April 2019

Third International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development

Date: Friday, Apr 12, 2019

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) together with the Earth-Eval Community of Practice (CoP) will organzie the Third International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development in collaboration with IDEAS Global Assembly (GA). The theme of the conference is Evaluating Environment, Climate Change, and Natural Resources Management. The conference will gather the participants in Prague, Czech Republic, for 2 days of intensive discussions.There will be an opening plenary jointly with the IDEAS GA in which a high-level keynote speech will be delivered.


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