When We Evaluate Development Projects, We Must Ask: What Lessons Have We Learned?
Each time a lesson is learned in international development, we are closer to our goal of using valuable resources in the right way.
The Pandemic’s Impact on Government Budgets Calls for Renewed Commitment to the SDGs
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented economic and development challenges but it also offers opportunities for financing solutions to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
To Make Vaccination Programs Work, Communication is Key
Evaluation evidence shows that communication is crucial to combatting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation.
Project Evaluations Show that Greater Electricity Access Leads to Income and Education Gains
Studying and evaluating the results of projects and programs is crucial for policy planning and decision-making.
Learning from the Past for a Bright Post-Pandemic Future
Carefully evaluating development projects, and learning from success and challenges of past efforts, is more important than ever as governments fight COVID-19.
During the Pandemic, Monitoring and Evaluation Matter More Than Ever
The COVID-19 crisis has taught us that robust and credible monitoring and evaluation systems are vital to ensure development projects and programs improve the lives of people most in need.
COVID-19 Projects and Programs Need Careful Oversight
Governments and organizations, including multilateral development banks, are funding tens of billions of dollars in development projects and programs to help countries respond to COVID-19. The evaluation and monitoring process should not be bypassed.
What’s the Value of a Project Evaluation If It is Not Influential?
For quality evaluations of international development projects and programs to lead to better results, they need to be influential.
My Surprising Discovery About Women’s Opportunities in Armenia
Underserved businesses run by women in Armenia need help to create a reliable client base and convince skeptical banks that their enterprises are a good investment.
Cost-Sharing Can Be the Solution for Small-Town Water Supply Services
There is clear potential for replication and scaling up this model across developing Asia.