The Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Newsletter represents an ongoing opportunity to inform others of ECD initiatives and opportunities for collaboration. It provides information on country, regional and global ECD initiatives, as well as new resources.
This analysis focused on building a shared understanding of the Somali context and the need for a ‘roadmap for resilience’ to transcend the country’s chronic challenges.
Our technical library for producing accurate, reliable and transparent aid statistics. DAC statistical data collection is based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions, ensuring comparability of data across donors and recipients.
ECA-OECD Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa
Data on DAC members’ aid targeting gender equality and women’s empowerment are compiled with the help of the gender equality marker in the Creditor Reporting System (CRS).
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Evaluating development co-operation activities is one of the areas where the DAC’s influence on policy and practice can most readily be observed. Having an evaluation system that is well-established is one of the conditions of becoming a member of the DAC. Each peer review examines the set-up and management of the evaluation function, using the norms and standards developed by the DAC’s Network on Development Evaluation.
The DAC published a global relations strategy in November 2011 welcoming countries and organisations not members of the DAC to engage in dialogue and mutual learning.
The China-DAC Study Group was formed by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) and the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in 2009. It aims to facilitate the sharing of experiences and promote learning on growth and poverty reduction.
Innovative financing for development refers to initiatives that aim to raise new funds for development, or optimise the use of traditional funding sources. They aim to narrow the gap between the resources needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, and the resources actually available.
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This February 2015 issue presents the synthesis of budget support evaluations conducted by the EC. It also features the US Department of State's evaluation of GBV prevention programmes in Chad. Also read about the celebrations scheduled for the 2015 International Year of Evaluation.