Thus, the main objective of this workshop is to present the best practices (completed and work inprogress) in the field of randomised experiments
on all areas of Small Holders’ agriculture. Emphasis will be given on empirical papers; however,some
methodological papers are also welcome. Deadline for submission: 15 March.
24 feb 2014
Evaluation Consultant, Landell Mills, UK
Landell Mills is looking to appoint an evaluation consultant to work within the Studies and Evaluations Division (SED) to support the technical aspects of tendering and managing evaluation assignments, primarily within the Global Evaluation Framework Agreement (GEFA) that the company holds with DFID but also in respect of other donor/government funded monitoring and evaluation work. Deadline for applications: 31 March 2014
The Center for Evidence-based Medicine (CEBM) in the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice (HSPP), within the Brown University School of Public Health, is seeking a new faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the University’s research (non-tenure) track. Deadline for applications: 31 March 2014.
The Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC) recognises excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalised groups in the developing world. Deadline for applications: 6 March 2014.
The KOICA Development Research Award recognises research that investigates the salient features of Korea’s growth experience (Republic of Korea or South Korea) and provides an interesting analytical benchmark to analyse growth issues and prospects in developing countries. Application deadline 15 April 2014.
The Experiments in Governance and Politics network (EGAP) is requesting statements of interest for leading edge experimental research projects on political accountability in developing countries. This grant round is specifically designed to foster knowledge cumulation across studies. Successful applicants will engage in closely related projects and adhere to a common set of research standards. The $1.8 million pool will support 4-6 research projects that address a common theme and/or one or more “grouped” applications that link 2-3 individual projects across different research sites. The deadline for submission of statements is March 17, 2014.
3ie is looking for consultant(s) to develop a gap map on HIV/AIDS treatment cascade. The consultant(s) will serve as the primary investigator on stocktaking and scoping activities on HIV/AIDS treatment cascade. Applicants should have an advanced degree in public health, international development and knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Experience in conducting systematic reviews and an understanding of impact evaluation methodologies is strongly desired. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Marie Stopes International is recruiting for a Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst (12 months, with possibility of extension)
The Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for providing support on all aspects of data synthesis and analysis to advance Marie Stopes corporate goals and the results-based framework which underpins them. In particular, s/he will be responsible for supporting the generation and analysis of client and health services data to ensure that MSI services are accessible, equitable, of high quality and efficient. Deadline for applications: 17 March.
Proposals are invited for the evaluation of the Accountability in Tanzania (AcT) programme.
AcT is a 6 year, £31m largely DFID funded governance and accountability programme, which also includes a £4.5m component on climate change and environment, which is partially funded by DANIDA. Deadline for applications: 8 March
Sightsavers is looking for external evaluators to conduct a strategic evaluation of its Promoting Quality Ophthalmology project in East Africa and is calling for an expression of interest to undertake the evaluation. Deadline for applications: 21 February
The UN Women Evaluation Office seeks for a firm/institution specialized in evaluation to assist in the design and conduct of a corporate thematic evaluation on the contribution of UN Women to Women’s Economic Empowerment. The interested firms should submit their proposals according to the guidelines outlined in the request for proposals by 28 February, 2014.
The Evaluation Stories Project has launched an international call for evaluation stories. The purpose of the project is to solicit and publish a collection of stories, told from the perspective of evaluation users, describing how evaluation can be a force for social betterment. The deadline for submission of stories is 15 April 2014.
The World Bank's Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) 2014 will be held 2-3 June at Washington, DC. The theme this year is, 'The Role of Theory in Development Economics'.
The ABCDE Organising Committee is issuing a call for papers on innovative ways that analytical and deductive methods, as well as issues of methodology such as the use of randomisations, can be used in development. The selected papers will be presented as the main sessions of the conference agenda. Deadline for submission of draft paper: 21 February.
29 jan 2014
PEGNet Conference: Call for papers
PEGNet invites papers for a conference on 'Employment strategies in the Developing World - How to create sufficient, productive and decent jobs' to be held on September 18 and 19 in Lusaka, Zambia, in cooperation with the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR). Deadline for submission of abstracts: 11 April, 2014
Two papers from the Journal of Development Effectiveness are among the top 25 most read Development Studies papers of 2013 from among a variety of Routledge Development Studies journals. These include, An introduction to the use of randomised control trials to evaluate development interventions by Howard White and How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit by Hugh Waddington, Howard White, Birte Snilstveit, Jorge Garcia Hombrados, Martina Vojtkova, Philip Davies, Ami Bhavsar, John Eyers, Tracey Perez Koehlmoos, Mark Petticrew, Jeffrey C. Valentine, Peter Tugwell.
The Center for International Development, University of Bologna, has announced its summer workshop on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Complex Development Programmes, 1-12 September 2014. Register by 31 March to avail of the early bird registration discount. Registrations between 1 April and 30 June will be charged full registration fee.