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…
December 6, 2017

What I learned from the Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Conference

By Caitlin Mapitsa Under the leadership of Professor Chilisa and Afrea, CLEAR-AA has been exploring what is meant by “evaluation made in Africa.” While we have various hypotheses about what is regionally specific and relevant for innovating in terms of…
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…