Shanghai International Program for Development Evaluation Training (SHIPDET)

November 25, 2019 to November 26, 2019

The GEF IEO facilitated a course on Evaluating at the Nexus of Development and Environment: Challenges and Opporunities for the Shanghai International Program Development Evaluation Training (SHIPDET). SHIPDET is hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Independent Evaluation and the Asia-Pacific Fianance and Development Institute (AFDI). The two-day workshop aimed for participants to (1) identify specific challenges in evaluating environmental programs (in social-ecological systems) and (2) identify approaches and tools that can be used to address these challenges as well as create opportunities for going beyond the usual criteria. 


  1. Introduction
  2. Complex Systems
  3. Evaluation Approaches and Methods
  4. Geospatial and CSS
  5. Additionality and Scaling Up
  6. Transformational Change

More information available on AFDI website.

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