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  • Etymological map of Africa - What is in a (geographical) name?

    This map is interesting and evocative. Some of the names remind us of beautiful things; others of sad things – but certainly of the history and diversity of Africa. […]

  • SCORE Training for Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises

    The SCORE programme supports practical training and in-factory counselling that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). […]

  • BEAM Exchange - Building Effective and Accessible Markets

    The BEAM Exchange is a specialist platform for knowledge exchange and learning about using market systems approaches to reduce poverty. We exist to promote, support and encourage good practice, by providing a gateway to know-how (and know-who) for policy advisors, team leaders, practitioners, researchers and consultants. […]

  • List of #Evaluation Discussion Lists and Newsgroups

    The American Evaluation Association AEA lists a list ot lists. […]

  • Poverty Reduction Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) Conference 2018 will be in Cotonou, Benin

    The Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) Conference 2018 on Improving the quality of education and learning outcomes in developing countries organized in cooperation with the African School of Economicswill take place in Cotonou, Benin on October 11-12, 2018. […]

  • Swiss SECO Report on Effectiveness in the Field of Employment

    Independent experts had a close look at the projects in the Field of employment by SECO and SDC to find out how effectively these interventions improved employment and income generation. Almost 85 per cent of interventions received effectiveness scores in the range of "very good" to "satisfactory". […]

  • Swiss SECO Approach to Partnering with the Private Sector

    This positioning paper clarifies SECO’s position in partnering with the private sector. It outlines SECO’s objectives as well as the principles governing these collaborative arrangements. […]

  • Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 - #Botswana, #Seychelles, #CaboVerde, #Rwanda and #Namibia score above some OECD countries

    “Some African countries score better than some countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Specifically, Botswana, Seychelles, Cabo Verde, Rwanda and Namibia all score better on the index compared to some OECD countries like Italy, Greece and Hungary. In addition, Botswana and Seychelles, which score 61 and 60 respectively, do better than Spain at 57.” […]

  • Communication and Visibility Requirements for EU External Actions - European Commission 2018

    Effective communication is an essential component of successful EU-financed cooperation projects and programmes. Partners must plan communication activities from the start of their actions. The Communication and Visibility Manual for EU External Actions of 2010 continues to apply to actions launched before the end of 2017, but partners implementing such actions are encouraged to refer also to the 'Communication and Visibility Requirements' of 2018 when planning and carrying out communication activities. […]

  • Associations and Networks for Decentralisation & Local Governance

    The „Development Partners Network on Decentralisation and Local Governance“ (DeLoG) is an informal network of 29 bi- and multilateral development partners in the field of decentralisation and local governance. DeLOG lists other knowledge Networks on this page. […]

  • Glossary of Impact Management Project helps to understand impact

    When it comes to assessing and managing impact, many terms mean different things to different people, or different words are often used to mean the same thing. This glossary is not intended to be a comprehensive repository of terms used in any one discipline; rather, it is the product of a collaborative attempt to clarify the similarities and differences in language usage among a number of disciplines that often interact. […]

  • Union for the Mediterranean #UfM links the European Union and Mediterranean countries

    The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is an intergovernmental Euro-Mediterranean organisation which brings together all 28 countries of the European Union and 15 countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean. UfM’s mission is to enhance regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of concrete projects and initiatives with tangible impact on our citizens, with an emphasis on young people and women, in order to address the three strategic objectives of the region: stability, human development and integration. […]

  • Why Humanitarian Assistance Needs Rigorous Evaluation | Inter Press Service

    All the nuances of the intervention must be considered in order to be able to design an impact evaluation. Therefore, the implementation and impact evaluation teams should synergize to guarantee that all the available information is accessible to both. […]

  • Theory of change essentials online | Bond's interactive online course prepares you to develop a quality theory of change

    This interactive online course prepares you to develop a quality theory of change for your programme or organisation which meets industry-recognised quality standards as well as donors' requirements. […]

  • #C20 moves to Argentina 2018 - Civil 20 dialogue with G20 policymakers

    The G20 engagement groups are representatives of different civil society stakeholders from the G20 states. The non-governmental organizations move the civil society C20 to Argentina now. They meet in tandem with the G20 and keep up a dialogue with policymakers. […]

  • The IDEAS Guide and Facilitators' Guide | A guide for media and communication projects

    This IDEAS Guide is for organisations and people who are doing small media and communication projects. It is designed to cater for a range of different skill levels in evaluation. It is ideal for project managers and team members responsible for reporting and evaluation, as well as any other participants who are interested in evaluation. The IDEAS Guide leads you through the process of designing a project, and thinking about the project’s evaluation. The guide is focused on how to do useful evaluation for learning and continual project improvement. To achieve this, it is important to think […]

  • The EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework #EURF measures EU aid performance

    The EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework (EURF)has been developed as part of the implementation of the commitment to strengthen the capacity of DG International Cooperation and Development to monitor and report results, enhancing accountability, transparency and visibility of EU aid, as articulated in the 'Agenda for Change'. […]

  • Open Development Mekong shares open data for South East Asia

    Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an ‘open data’ website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. It stimulates public demand, builds coalitions, and offers a constantly evolving platform to support the transparent sharing and analysis of data to improve and inform constructive dialogue and decision making for sustainable and equitable development […]

  • InterAcademy Council mobilises the world’s best science to advise decision-makern on issues of global concern

    The IAC is client-driven and works on a project-by-project basis. It has developed mechanisms and procedures to guarantee the scientific quality of its reports, the policy-relevance of its recommendations and the absence of regional or national bias. The IAC collaborates closely with the IAP - the global network of science academies, the InterAcademy Medical Panel, the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences, and the International Council for Science. The IAC Secretariat is hosted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, […]

  • Global SDG Indicators Database provides access to data compiled through the UN System

    This is the official website of the United Nations providing information on the development and implementation of an indicator framework for the follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Global SDG Indicators Database. This platform provides access to data compiled through the UN System. […]

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