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The Importance of Negative Evidence

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013

The evidence movement has often focused on positive evidence: If it does not work: no clue why, just stop funding. If it does work: no certainty why, just increase funding (Rob van den Berg)

Have you taken a minute to think through the importance of negative evidence in shaping better public policy, making better decisions and tackling our problems afresh?

A Framework to Evaluate ‘LoCAL’ Projects in Southeast Asia

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

LoCAL is the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility. It is a United Nations facility for investment in local level climate resilience. The facility channels global adaptation finance to local governments - who are at the frontline of dealing with the effect of climate change - and enables them to invest in building local resilience.

Why Climate-Eval Must be Strengthened

Climate-Eval Why Climate-Eval Must be Strengthened
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A few weeks ago, Climate-Eval online community of practice registered the membership of Guene Herve Jean-louis, consultant and researcher working with Burkina Faso’s National Institute of Statistics and Demography . Like many other people seeking membership of Climate-Eval, Guene was in need of specific information. In his case, he needed case studies on climate change and poverty.

New Partnership with lnternational Program Evaluation Network

New Partnership with lnternational Program Evaluation Network
Date: Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

As of April 15th, 2013 Climate-Eval welcomes International Program Evaluation Network (IPEN) as our new partner.  This relationship is formed to acknowledgement the commitment from GEF Evaluation Office, Climate-Eval, and IPEN to support and promote the development of evaluation capacities through knowledge-sharing, establishing and sharing of good practices in evaluation.

Call for Papers: Micro Perspectives for Decentralized Energy Supply

Date: Monday, Feb 11, 2013

2nd International Conference Berlin, Germany (February 27th - March 1st, 2013)


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