10th Conference of the African Evaluation Association

About Conference

The Conference acts as the foundation for promoting and advocating AfrEA’s “Made in Africa” approach, and allows knowledge sharing, collaboration and networking with a wide range of international organizations and individuals.

With a theme titled “Evaluation that leaves no-one behind: empowering progress towards the Africa we want amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the other crises and opportunities facing us”, the 10th AfrEA conference aims to:

  • Promote learning and action to support evaluation practice that contributes to real, responsive, agile and sustained development in Africa
  • Promote Africa-rooted and Africa-led evaluation through sharing African evaluation perspectives
  • Build the theory and practice of evaluation in Africa by providing the platform for the development and sharing of a high quality body of contextually-relevant knowledge on evaluation
  • Support the establishment and growth of national evaluation associations or VOPEs and other related communities of practice
  • Facilitate capacity building, networking and sharing of new developments in evaluation theory and practice, towards fostering capacity development among evaluators, policymakers, researchers, development specialists and related stakeholders in the evaluation eco-system.
  • Facilitate networking and partnerships between key local and global stakeholders and development partners towards an integrated, coherent approach to strengthening evaluation systems, knowledge and practice on the African continent.
  • Empower members to influence national M&E system and policy in their respective states and represent Africa on the global stage of M&E

Participation in the conference is drawn from a wide range of stakeholders on the African continent and globally, including the National Evaluation Associations, the AfrEA YEE Network, World leaders in the M&E field and students’.