Mainstreaming environment in evaluations

Watch this video by the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) on Mainstreaming environment in evaluations.

IOE’s reports are required to assess how well interventions have promoted environmental and natural resource management, and strengthened adaptation to climate change. This brief video further discusses IOE's efforts to mainstreaming environment in evaluations, featuring an interview with Nanthikesan Suppiramaniam, Lead Evaluation Officer, IOE.

Coastal Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Project, Bangladesh – Project performance evaluation

Watch this video by the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) on the upcoming project performance evaluation of the IFAD Coastal Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Project, Bangladesh.

The video provides details on IOE’s experience in conducting evaluations during the Covid-19 pandemic and features interviews with Roberto La Rovere and Sally Smith, International Consultants, and Fabrizio Felloni, Interim Officer-in-Charge, IOE.

Helping Transform Rural Lives: IFAD’s Independent Office of Evaluation 2014-2019 major achievements

Watch this video on IOE’s operations and its main accomplishments and innovations achieved in 2014-2019, as it strove to provide excellence in evaluation in the service of advancing rural development.

Corporate-level Evaluation on IFAD’s Engagement in Pro-poor Value Chain Development

Value chains are becoming very important for IFAD as they are increasingly replacing traditional food systems. The Director of the Independent Office of Evaluation, Oscar Garcia, and the Deputy Director of the Independent Office of Evaluation, Fabrizio Felloni, briefly explain the main findings of the evaluation.

Book presentation: Evaluation for Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation

Watch a presentation of “Evaluation for Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation”, published by Routledge. The book addresses the evolution of the evaluation practices to respond to the changing expectations of development assistance. 

Rural Inequalities International Conference, 2-3 May 2018

Watch the findings, highlights and seven key conclusions of the international conference "Rural Inequalities: Evaluating Approaches to Overcome Disparities" in the featured video.

Why is evaluation important for reducing rural inequalities?

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD is organizing an international conference on “Evaluating Rural Inequality: Identifying effective approaches to reduce rural disparities”, which will explore critical questions regarding whether strategies and programmes that aim to eradicate rural poverty reduce disparities within rural areas.