UNDP Evaluation Resource Center

Evaluation Resource Center ERC (erc.undp.org) was developed in 2002 with the simple goal of publically sharing all UNDP evaluation reports and to communicate the organization’s contributions to development. This global platform which holds more than 3500 evaluations has been re-designed using tools and enhancements, to simplify and improve access to

Evaluation fit for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda: a commitment by evaluators

More than 150 world leaders attended the UN Sustainable Development Summit on September 25-27, 2015, at the UN headquarters in New York. At the Summit, Heads of States and Governments formally adopted an ambitious new sustainable development agenda and affirmed strong political commitment to its timely implementation, review and follow-up.

Do you have a challenge in monitoring complex projects ?

Struggling with useful outcome monitoring ? – then see  USAID 2013 discussion note on complexity-aware monitoring (http://usaidlearninglab.org/library/complexity-aware-monitoring-discussion-note-brief)  it introduces 5 approaches that help us address three blind spots of classical performance monitoring (logframe-type approaches based on predicted linear causal pathways): 1) broader range of outcomes associated with the system; 2)

How to build a theory of change for an impact evaluation | Video by Howard White

Speaker: Professor Howard White, Former Executive Director, 3ie https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/pWutrZwzP18?list=PLMdLqa33jxDnYmlJXC6_ExjpefosgQ3BF A comprehensive theory of change is integral to designing a high quality and policy relevant impact evaluation. In this video, Professor Howard White uses the example of a school feeding programme to illustrate the steps involved in building a theory of

New EES Evaluation Capabilities Framework for the conduct of quality evaluation

This is the new Evaluation Capabilities Framework prepared by one of the Working Groups within the European Evaluation Society (EES). The development of such document is particularly timely as it is likely to foster some interesting debates and hopefully promote further collaboration with professional evaluation associations in other countries and