Author Archive | Precious Motha

Using VakaYiko’s EIPM toolkit post-programme: a case of the Ethiopian Ministry of Health Workshop

By Kirchuffs Atengble, Founder and Executive Director of PACKS Africa Many times, very innovative programmes are implemented on pilot/explorative basis; and from which very useful knowledge and resources are produced. But a core question remains as ‘to what extent are such resources useful’, especially after those interventions expire? A similar question informed my writing of this blogpost, […]

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Call for proposals: Impact evaluation of the effectiveness of Ugandan land policy reform

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is requesting research organisations or consortia to submit proposals for an impact evaluation of the effectiveness of the Ugandan Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 National Land Policy and associated reforms for curbing illegal land-related evictions and reducing land-related conflicts. Read Request for Proposals The deadline for […]

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Register for the first conference of the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program (28-29 January 2019)

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and the Government of Benin, in collaboration with other partners, are organizing a two-day conference to present the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program activities, and share findings from a scoping study on evaluation capacity and opportunities in the region. The conference is a collaborative effort to […]

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Application announcement: 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellowship

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) are now accepting applications for their 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellows Program. The program is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is open to individuals from developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions pursuing doctoral programs and who are between their 3rd and 5th […]

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Call for 2019 applications: African postdoc researchers for all disciplines

The AfOx Visiting Fellows Program is designed to enhance academic mobility and network building. The program supports African scholars and researchers working in any discipline to spend periods of flexible time in Oxford, for example as sabbatical leave for utilising library or other university facilities or undertaking or planning collaborative research with Oxford based colleagues. […]

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AEN’s key highlights in 2018

By Precious Motha, Africa Evidence Network Co-ordinator As 2018 is drawing to a close, as the Africa Evidence Network (AEN) Secretariat we remember a few of the many activities we undertook during this year. We couldn’t have achieved them without the help and support of our members and partners! Building our member community This year […]

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From infancy to maturity: Constraints to the “Made in Africa Evaluation” (MAE) concept (Part 2)

By Mokgophana Ramasobana and Nozipho Ngwabi, CLEAR-AA   The blog titled “Made in Africa Evaluation: Africa’s novel approach towards its developmental paths (Part 1) provided an historical overview on some of the initiatives proposed to pioneer the MAE concept by various African scholars and evaluation practitioners. These include Prof. Zenda Ofir, Prof. Bagele Chilisa, Dr. Sukai […]

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Cochrane Nigeria media roundtable

Since 2012, Cochrane Nigeria  has been holding sessions with media practitioners tagged media roundtable. The purpose of the roundtable is to engage the media on important public health problems affecting Nigerians. On October 28th, 2018, we held another media roundtable that focused on mental health. The specific topic for discussion was post traumatic stress disorder […]

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