November 20, 2017

CLEAR-AA launches Development Evaluation Training Programme in Africa

By Mokgophana Ramasobana and Candice Morkel The Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results – Anglophone Africa (CLEAR-AA-AA) in collaboration with Wits University launched the Development Evaluation Training Programme in Africa (DETPA) on 14 August 2017. This was in response…
November 20, 2017

SAMEA 2017: Evaluation Case Studies Stream

By Caitlin Mapitsa At the recent conference of the South Africa Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA), I attended a stream on lessons learned from Evaluation Case Studies. At CLEAR, we often struggle with how to codify and synthesize our evaluation…
September 21, 2017

Understanding parliamentarian’s incentives to engage with evidence, the parliamentarian’s compass.

By Kieron Crawley Over the last year and a half CLEAR AA has been working with parliamentarians across Africa as part of its strategy to strengthen national evaluation systems. Parliamentarians have a unique role acting as a both a source…
September 20, 2017

How Politicians and Commissioners of Evaluation have “Captured” the evaluative space in SA

By Takunda Chirau Ever found yourself 6 months into the evaluation process, with an evaluation commissioner stating, “Find us evidence for us to shut this project down” and yourself as the evaluator wondering … “what just happened”?….. In recent times,…