Event

9th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) International Conference

March 11, 2019 to March 15, 2019

The 9th African evaluation Association (AfrEA) International Conference "Accelerating Africa's Development: Strengthening National Evaluation Ecosystems” took place from March 11-15, 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The conference was co-hosted by the Réseau Ivoirien de Suivi et d'Evaluation (RISE) and the Government of Cote D'Ivoire. The conference aime to:

  • Support evaluations that contribute to real and sustained development in Africa
  • Promote Africa-rooted and Africa-led evaluation through sharing African evaluation perspectives
  • Encourage the development and documentation of high quality evaluation practice and theory
  • Support the establishment and growth of national evaluation associations or VOPEs
  • Facilitate capacity building, networking and sharing of evaluation theories, techniques and tools among evaluators, policymakers, researchers and development specialists.

The GEF Indepedent Evaluation Office participated in the following sessions:

  1. Climate Change Interventions: The Use of Evaluative Evidence for Sustainable Development: SDGs/Planning/Adaptation

    Thursday, March 14 | Panel 2 on Climate Change, Adaptation, Vulnerability and Resilience: Evaluation and Learning
    Chair:

    • Svetlana Negroustoueva

    Panelists:

    • Carlo Carugi, Senior Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office
    • Nega Sharma
    • Matthew Harris
    • Detlev Puetz
  2. Climate Change Interventions: The Use of Evaluative Evidence for Sustainable Development: Water, Agriculture and Energy
    Thursday, March 14 | Panel on Climate Knowledge in Theory and Practice
    Chair:
    • Carlo Carugi, Senior Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office