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
- 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
- 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
- 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’.