Blogs

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.

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Call for ideas: How to integrate Natural Resource Management as a new focus area on Climate-Eval?

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By: Sophie Edwards,
On: Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013

As those of you who have been members of Climate-Eval since its inception will know, the Community of Practice was developed to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing around issues related to climate change and development evaluations.  Its genesis came during the 2008 International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development held in Alexandria, Egypt, after which the CoP was duly established.  Over the next four years Climate-Eval has steadily grown to become the platform for a number of successful activities and projects including an active blog with contributions from...

Dealing with multiple objectives' poverty reduction and climate challenges in Finnish development co-operation

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By: Mikael Hilden,
On: Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013

Prof. Mikael Hilden, Director for the Climate Change Programme at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), outlines the findings and recommendations of a recent study exploring how poverty reduction and climate change responses could, and are in some cases, being integrated in the activities of development cooperation organizations such as the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Special Climate Change...

UNDP evaluates its work on the poverty-environment nexus

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By: Juha I. Uitto, Director, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Jan 07, 2013

Juha Uitto, Deputy Director of the Evaluation Office at UNDP, outlines the conclusions of the recently published Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Environmental Management for Poverty Reduction.

Observing climate for Climate Change and Development: what kind of data, how long, and why?

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By: Luisa Cristini,
On: Monday, Dec 17, 2012

In this blog, Dr. Luisa Cristini, a climatologist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, draws on her experience working on climate-related disasters in the Asia-Pacific region, to explain the different kinds of observational data gathered by climatologists and how it can be applied to climate change adaptation policies, interventions and related evaluations.

New threats to progress: the ADB evaluates its work on disaster prevention and recovery

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By: Vinod Thomas, Director General, Independent Evaluation Department / ADB
On: Monday, Dec 10, 2012

Dr. Vinod Thomas, director general for Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), shares insights from the ADB's recent evaluation of its work responding to natural disasters, both prevention and recovery, linked to Climate Change.

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