Blog Posts

Blog Posts

Blog Posts

We collect knowledge-rich blogs from evaluators and persons both within and without our community. These blogs offer writers the opportunity to narrate in less formal writing styles their personal evaluation experiences, capture evaluation findings in easy-to-understand ways while engaging the community with other relevant knowledge.


Displaying 179 Blogs

Communicating Evaluation to Non-Evaluators

Simon Hearn
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Research Fellow
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This blog was originally posted on BetterEvaluation by Simon Hearn and the original post can be found

Dissecting the Resilience Adaptation Transformation Assessment and Learning Framework (RATALF)

Dennis Bours
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The concepts of "resilience", "adaptation" and "transformation" have captured the attention of the global policy community, and are being translated into aspirational goals that guide policy development.

Sustainability as Evaluative Minefield; on Systems Perspectives and the IDEAS General Assembly 2015

Rob D. Van Den Berg
International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS)
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It is a great pleasure to return to Climate-Eval and contribute a blog on an issue that should be music in your ears!

The Answer is 42. On Data, Information and Knowledge

Dennis Bours
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A recent discussion with some colleagues on the differences between data, knowledge and information made me realize that there still is a lot of confusion when it comes to the use of terms; confusion that goes well beyond my earlier blog post

Protected Areas: PADDD and Poor Governance go Hand-in-hand

Najeeb Khan
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There are various ways of defining protected areas.

Building Adaptive Learning Systems for NRM and CCA Outcomes and Sustainable Inclusive Growth

Stephanie Hodge
Gaia Consulting
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Lessons from Mauritius, Seychelles and Iran, other GEF-UNDP projects

Patrons and Partners in Climate Compatible Development: The Water Filter Story

Jasmine Hyman
Yale University
PhD Candidate
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My doctoral work opens the black box of practice (Mosse 2004) to examine how climate-compatible development projects that utilize carbon finance can enable (or hinder) local economic development.

Independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's work on climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean: 3 Main Takeaways

Maria Paula Mendieta
Veronica Gonzalez Diez
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Evaluation Senior Specialist
Victor Beltran
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Communications Consultant
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Independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank?s work on climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean: 3 Main Takeaways

Hello from the new Climate-Eval moderator!

Shanna Edberg
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Hello to the Climate-Eval community! My name is Shanna Edberg, and I am the new moderator of Climate-Eval.