Posts Tagged "monitoring and evaluation"

M&E&L for a think tank: test drive or driving test?

M&E&L for a think tank: test drive or driving test?

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Andriy Andrusevych, Senior Policy Expert at the Resource & Analysis Center “Society and Environment” from Ukraine. It is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online training to strengthen Monitoring, Evaluation and…

Reflections on developing a MEL framework

Reflections on developing a MEL framework

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Dena Lomofsky from of Southern Hemisphere. It emerges from reflection from P&I´s online course on Monitoring, evaluating and learning on policy influence, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative.]   Thinking…

Is influencing policy itself the Holy Grail?

Is influencing policy itself the Holy Grail?

Within current debates on what is policy influence and how to assess whether a policy research  organization has been successful in its efforts or not, there has been recently an increasing acknowledgment of the complexity of this task, and questions…

What influences our thinking about MEL on policy influence?

What influences our thinking about MEL on policy influence?

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Kristie Evenson, a research practitioner on development of policy research organizational capacities, based in Croatia and working in the Europe and Eurasia region. It emerges from reflection from P&I´s current course on Monitoring, evaluating and learning…

An active and sustainable organization to promote development

An active and sustainable organization to promote development

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Elena Polo, Research Analyst at AGENDA Institute, Albania. It  is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online course Re-thinking your Funding Model that took place in 2014, supported by the Think Tank Fund.]  …