September 21, 2017

The challenge of generating evidence of impact within public/private sector agricultural programmes

By Kieron Crawley Across the development sector there is increasing pressure from investors and donor partners to demonstrate the impact of programmes that they are supporting. Driven in part by pressure development budgets and a growing accountability of those partners…
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,…
July 17, 2017

How to Launch MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses)

By Ezethu Mandlelize Blended learning is the new buzz word gaining traction in the Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) sector, conjoining the best of both classroom and eLearning methods. It is appealing to a far broader range of learners engaging varied…