Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries increased to USD 78.6 billion in 2004, its highest level ever. Taking into account inflation and the fall in the U.S. dollar, this represents a 4.6% rise in real terms from 2003 to 2004 and follows a 4.3% increase from 2002 to 2003.
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Latest news, statistics and best practice recommendations from the DAC, with guest speakers and comment from leaders in development.
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Presentation by Jean Louis Chomel (EC) on EC evaluation standards and good practise, presented at the Quality of Evaluations Workshop, New Delhi (14 -15 April 2005).
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Presentation made by Mary Bacher UN Norms and Standards for Evaluation at the Quality of Evaluations Workshop, New Delhi (14 -15 April 2005).
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Presentation by Tony Beck given at the workshop - DAC Quality Standards for Evaluation of Development, 14 April 2005.
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Background document for the workshop on Joint Evaluations. This workshop was orgniased by the DAC Secretariat and held from the 20 - 21 April, 2005 in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Presentation by Rita Tessalaar, Policy and operations Evaluation Department,Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs given at the DAC Quality Standards for Evaluation of Development workshop, New Delhi, 14-15 April 2005.
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Quality Assessment of SDC’s External Evaluation Reports - Presentation made by Anne Bichsel (SDC Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Evaluation & Controlling Division) at the Quality of Evaluations Workshop, New Delhi (14 -15 April 2005).
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Newsletter produced by the Development Gateway, March 2005. Topics include: - AID MANAGEMENT PLATFORM ADDRESSING NEED FOR HARMONIZATION - HEWLETT FOUNDATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS - DISTINGUISHED JURORS TO DECIDE 2005 DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY AWARD - NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: NEW AFFILIATED TOPIC PAGE - SOUTH-SOUTH LIAISONS: COUNTRY GATEWAYS BUILD LOCAL CAPACITY - ICT, HEALTHCARE, AND HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA: JOINT
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Workshop on Joint Evaluations - Challenging the Conventional Wisdom - the View from Developing Country Partners (Nairobi, 20 -21 April, 2005). Workshop organised by the DAC Secretariat as part of the Network on Development Evaluation's work on Joint Evaluations.