Status: Ongoing Mar 10 Jun 30

Policy Initiative

This project seeks to promote the translation and uptake of evidence generated through rigorous approaches into policy as was exemplified in the Niche of Impact Evaluation in East Africa report.  Four policy outreach related initiatives are in progress:Fredrick Manang is working with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) to co-create Impa...
Status: Ongoing Feb 01 Sep 30

Demand Driven Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

This project seeks to address the evidence gap in the policy making landscape that was exemplified in the Niche of Impact Evaluation in East Africa report.  Five Demand Driven related Systematic Reviews and Meta-Aalysis being developed include: 1. Impacts of resilience and adaptive capacity interventions to climate change on children and wo...
Status: Completed Jan 01 Dec 31

The Niche of Impact Evaluation in East Africa

In 2018, we concluded a comprehensive study to determine stakeholders’ demand for impact evaluation, document gaps and identify opportunities for Decision Focused Evaluation (DFE) across five countries namely, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Findings indicate that there is limited use and uptake of impact evaluation across the ...
Status: Completed Nov 10 Nov 27

Decision Focused Evaluation (DFE) Training for Policymakers and Media Practitioners

In 2020, we held a series of training workshops to understand Impact Evaluation needs of policymakers and media practitioners. The outcome informed development of curriculums and training modules for the two constituents that were later piloted and packaged for training. We are inviting policymakers and media practitioners to participate in th...
Status: Ongoing Mar 01 Apr 30

Contextualizing Impact Evaluation Pedagogy in Africa (CIPA) project

The “Contextualizing IE Pedagogy in Africa - CIPA” project is a joint initiative between the Centre for Global Challenges based in Utrecht University (UU) and the Network of Impact Evaluation Researchers in Africa (NIERA) based in the United States International University (USIU-Africa). The project was conceived against evidence th...