Posts Tagged "monitoring and evaluation"

Lesson 15: When defining content for capacity building, engage potential participants from early on

Lesson 15: When defining content for capacity building, engage potential participants from early on

[Editor’s note: This post is part of the ‘Lessons learned’ series on capacity building, which reviews the Spaces for Engagement programme. See Vanesa Weyrauch’s full paper here.] Identifying the skills to be developed and crafting the adequate content for that…

Have Evidence, Will… Um, Erm (guest post)

Have Evidence, Will… Um, Erm (guest post)

[Editor’s note: This post was written and published by Heather Lanthorn and Suvojit Chattopadhyay. Heather is PhD Candidate in Global Health Policy (Harvard University) based in India, and Suvojit is a development professional with a particular focus on M&E. It…

Nine challenges towards think tanks evaluation in Latin America

Nine challenges towards think tanks evaluation in Latin America

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Natalia Aquilino, Director of the influence, Monitoring and Evaluation Programme at CIPPEC, with Leandro Echt’s collaboration.] Consensus regarding evaluation relevance as a transparency and accountability strategy is rising for Latin American think tanks….

Monitoring and evaluation -from our Topic Guide

Monitoring and evaluation -from our Topic Guide

The subject of monitoring and evaluation is central to any effort to attempt to improve the connections between policy and research (or politics and ideas). Funders, particularly those focused on funding research, are keen to know if and how the…

M&E: how can we enhance its perceived value?

M&E: how can we enhance its perceived value?

Even when it is undeniable that more and more individuals and organizations are getting engaged in diverse types of M&E practices and systems, there is a long road to cover until this area and its members are regarded as true…

Are we really on the driving seat when trying to link research and policy?

Are we really on the driving seat when trying to link research and policy?

I have participated in the past years in many projects and witnessed lots of discussions on how to monitor and evaluate whether research has (or has not) influenced policy. For sure, pressure to demonstrate to donors that their money was…