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The role of Gender Responsive National Evaluation Systems/Policies

Gender-responsive evaluation is a monitoring and evaluation mechanism used to trace the performance of gender equality and women’s empowerment in national development planning, support-learning and decision-making. Its purpose is to help enhance policies related to gender equality and rights, empowerment and inclusive growth for women. On the positive side in many African countries there may be increasing political will to improve gender equality with new policy and laws emerging to strengthen…

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Leaving No One Behind By 2030

As we all may know, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have ended, and have been succeeded by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be implemented over the next 15 years, ending in December 2030. The SDGs are aimed at addressing the unfinished business of the MDGs with a view to broadening the global development agenda to place greater emphasis on previously neglected challenges such as environmental degradation. The SDGs embody a commitment on the part of all UN member…

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June 08 – 09th 2016, the African Community of Practice (AfCoP), whose secretariat is at the African Development Bank (ADB) in the ORQR1 department, organized a training for Rapid Results Initiatives (IRR) in the presence of Mr. Simon MIZRAHI Director of Quality Assurance Department (ORQR). This training was attended by national coaches coming from the 17 countries members of Africa for Results Initiative (Afrik4R) to strengthen their capacity to initiate, implement and evaluate initiatives to Rapid Results and train stakeholders in their respective countries.

It was an opportunity to learn, share ideas, experiences and adopt a common methodology to achieve tangible results in Africa. Case…

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Knowledge sharing meeting AfriK4R-WAEMU

The partnership between the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) aims to promote a results culture in the Union to advance the implementation of the regional policies. This partnership is built on three policies namely: trade facilitation, business climate and public finance management.

From 31 may to 1 june in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, AfCoP will organize in partnership with the WAEMU Commission a knowledge sharing meeting on MfDR and the domestication of the three targeted regional policies at the national level. Participants will come from the member countries of the WAEMU community of practice: Benin, Burkina-Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and Mauritania.

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The 3rd Africa for Results (AfriK4R) Forum will gather practitioners and leaders around the domestic resource mobilization issue to discuss and exchange on how principles of managing for development results can be instrumental in increasing domestic resources for Africa’s transformation. The forum will be held on 13-15 July in Nairobi, Kenya.

In line with this, the AfCoP Secretariat is soliciting case studies on domestic resource mobilization to be shared at the 3rd AfriK4R Forum. We are looking for successful practices, initiatives, policies, projects and programmes success stories from African countries on domestic resource mobilization. The best case studies will be published on the AfCoP Platform and authors will be invited to attend the 3rd AfriK4R Forum and present their papers (AfCoP will support the participation costs).

You are invited to download the…

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From July 13-15, 2016, the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) will organize the Third Africa for Results Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. The 3rd Africa for Results (AfriK4R) Forum focuses on domestic resources mobilization. It seeks to further the results culture in Africa and contribute to the continent’s transformation agenda. This will be realized through a knowledge sharing and dialogue on mainstreaming results-based management in support of key institutional reforms to enhance domestic resource mobilization required for achieving the desired development results.

The meeting will involve decision makers, leaders, scholars and practitioners from public and private sectors as well as civil society organizations who are involved in development, DRM and…

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