Posted on June 14, 2022:
This year’s event, shines a spotlight on the conduct of practitioners and professionals in Monitoring and Evaluation, dwelling on learned experiences of adapting and innovating evaluation practice for evidence-based decision making within and beyond the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the post COVID recovery. The COVID-19 pandemic and the post COVID recovery challenges practitioners and professionals in monitoring and evaluation to focus direction on emerging lessons from the available data at local, regional, and global levels which would enable more effective operational planning and budgeting to support recovery plans and evidence-based policy making that would positively impact on livelihoods choices among communities.
The Evidence to Action 2022 conference theme is premised on the understanding that evidence-based research and evaluation findings exist that have huge potential for positively impacting Africa’s policy decision-making and action to drive the realization of Africa Union’s Agenda 2063 and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda 2030. It seeks to reimagine evaluation and exploring ways to make it even more functional amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and post COVID 19 recovery. The conference theme has sub-themes have been chosen to allow for a range of both thematic/sectoral perspectives as well as in depth discussions on knowledge brokering and evidence generation. Agenda 2063 is Africa's development blueprint to achieve inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development over a 50-year period. The SDGs are aimed at ending poverty in all its forms. The UN 2030 Agenda envisages “a world of universal respect for human rights and human dignity, the rule of law, justice, equality and non-discrimination”.
- Download the E2A Concept Note
- Download the Call for Abstracts and Papers