OECD hosts MOPAN | Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network

On 17 July, the OECD Council agreed to host the Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) Secretariat. The MOPAN is a network of 16 donor countries with a common interest in assessing the organisational effectiveness of the major multilateral organisations they fund. MOPAN members agree to carry out joint assessments, share information and draw on… Read More OECD hosts MOPAN | Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network

OECD hosts MOPAN | Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network

On 17 July, the OECD Council agreed to host the Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) Secretariat. The MOPAN is a network of 16 donor countries with a common interest in assessing the organisational effectiveness of the major multilateral organisations they fund. MOPAN members agree to carry out joint assessments, share information and draw on… Read More OECD hosts MOPAN | Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network

How to monitor and evaluate anti-corruption agencies

How to monitor and evaluate anti-corruption agencies: Guidelines for agencies, donors, and evaluators This report provides technical, methodological, and practical guidance to assist staff of Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) in undertaking monitoring and evaluation and shows how the outcomes and impact of the work of ACAs can be evaluated in an objective, evidence-based manner. Download Report… Read More How to monitor and evaluate anti-corruption agencies

Event: Aid Effectiveness and Results-Based Aid, Bonn, 18 April

Public Lecture Bonn, 18.04.2012, 18:30, DIE, Aid Effectiveness and Results-Based Aid Prof. Dr. Talaat Abdel-Malek, Panel Discussion afterwards. Please register for the event with GDI directly: http://tinyurl.com/88dnh32 All aid approaches aim to achieve “results”. There are two aspects to the new debate on results: On the one hand, further improving the effectiveness of aid is… Read More Event: Aid Effectiveness and Results-Based Aid, Bonn, 18 April

Consultation: how can commitment to evaluation be measured? Does it matter? Survey

Development practitioners and donors are gearing up for the Busan meeting on Aid Effectiveness later this month, which will focus on results. But will this renewed commitment translate into a more systematic use of evidence in policymaking? To promote better use of evidence, 3ie is launching a Commitment to Evaluation index. The index will score… Read More Consultation: how can commitment to evaluation be measured? Does it matter? Survey

EADI EDC2020 Publication: Rising Powers and New Global Challenges

EADI: EDC2020 Publication “Rising Powers and New Global Challenges” – Bonn Sustainability Portal. The challenges facing European development cooperation have changed substantially in recent years. Analysts and politicians have commented on the increasing influence of China in Africa and the challenges this poses for EU influence to the EU strategic and policy objectives. In fact,… Read More EADI EDC2020 Publication: Rising Powers and New Global Challenges

Weitzenegger's Publication Review

New on entries Weitzenegger’s Publication Review http://www.weitzenegger.de/en/publications.html Agricultural Diversification for the Poor – Guidelines for Practitioners. http://tinyurl.com/2vs2wx8 This World Bank study treats diversification as a differentiated form of agricultural development and recognizes its role to spur sustainable growth in the rural sector. The principle purpose of this study is to outline practical ways for implementing… Read More Weitzenegger's Publication Review

EC launches public consultation to improve budget support to developing countries

Over the past decade, the European Commission has increasingly used general and sector budget support to ACP countries as preferred aid modalities. This choice was motivated by the commitment of donors to make aid more effective. But despite the potential of the new generation of budget support and the so-called ”sector wide approach”, budget support… Read More EC launches public consultation to improve budget support to developing countries

Key reading on ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment

Promoting Pro-Poor growth: A Practical Guide to ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment http://www.oecd.org/document/… This practical guide, developed by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), is designed to help staff in developing countries and in aid agencies to plan and execute PIAs and to interpret their findings, the ultimate goal being to design and implement more… Read More Key reading on ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment

Banking on Development : private banks and aid donors in developing countries

The aim of this ECD Working Paper No. 263 is precisely to contribute to this debate and process. It highlights how private banks and other private financial operators like private equity firms and investments funds, can play a pivotal role in economic development. All in all, they are interesting potential partners for public aid donors… Read More Banking on Development : private banks and aid donors in developing countries