Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF), World Bank

The Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund is a new trust fund established within the World Bank to carry out and support research evaluating the impact of programs to alleviate poverty. The knowledge generated will provide evidence for designing more effective policies and programs. The SIEF will finance impact evaluations in the

3ie’s Open Window 4: Call for proposals

3ie is now accepting proposals for impact evaluations of social and economic development interventions in low- and middle-income countries. Under the Open Window 4 programme, 3ie will make 6-10 awards of up to a total value of US$ 4 million. Deadline for expressions of interest: 11.59 GMT, June 24, 2012.

Social Protection Thematic Window | Grant Program | Funded Studies

Social Protection Thematic Window | Grant Program | Funded Studies. 3ie has just launched a call for quality impact evaluations of social protection programmes. The focus of this grant programme is on generating evidence that is relevant to low-income countries and filling critical gaps in our knowledge about social protection. Green Economy and Development | June 2011

This Newsletter guides you to content relevant for international co-operation and economic development. Reposted from sources linked below. Feel free to circulate it to your network. Edited by Karsten Weitzenegger CONTENT Special Issue: Green Economy and Development On the road again to Rio+20 1. UNEP: Green Economy is key catalyst

Micro-methods in evaluating governance interventions

Although billions of dollars have been invested on improving governance in developing countries in the past decade, few of the programmes that have received funding have been subjected to strong and rigorous impact evaluation. The aim of the paper is to answer three key questions: what are the features of

Public consultation on external relations funding

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how the EU should fund its external relations activities, in particular the European External Action Service (EEAS). Contributions will be used by the Commission next year when preparing its proposals for the EU budget after 2013. The EU budget has been

Public consultation on future funding to boost EU competitiveness and innovation

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the successor to the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme 2007-2013 (CIP). The CIP is the main EU budgetary instrument targeting competitiveness outside the research and skills areas. Its main priorities are SMEs, access to finance, innovation (including eco-innovation), take-up and use

Websites of the Month, July 2009

ACP Business Climate The Private Sector Enabling Environment Facility (PSEEF) is an EU funded initiative under the Cotonou Agreement. From now on, the Facility will be promoted under the ACP Business Climate facility (BizClim).On this newly established Professional Network , you can have your own page. On the main