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By using impact evaluations, we know how effective our programs are and can make good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit: http://www.worldbank.org/sief.
In this edition of our Conversations Series, we feature an engaging and wide-ranging conversation between Caroline Heider, Director General, Evaluation of the World Bank Group and Rakesh Nangia, Evaluator General of the African Development Bank. The two explore the role of independent evaluation in their respective institutions, and some of the key issues they have encountered in their respective institutions – from how to serve the Board and other stakeholders, determining what to evaluate and when, how to build evaluation capacity in client countries, and the pros and cons of assigning performance ratings, among others.
IEG Senior Evaluation Officer Ramachandra Jammi summarizes the findings of the recent evaluation "A Thirst for Change", which examines the World Bank Group's effectiveness in supporting improved access to adequate, reliable, and sustained water and sanitation services in client countries. It also addresses how well the Bank Group is equipped to support the countries in moving toward sustained water and sanitation services for all, with a focus on the poor, in keeping with Sustainable Development Goal 6. Read the full evaluation here: https://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/evaluations/water-sanitation
Arianna Legovinni, head of Development Impact Evaluation Effectiveness (DIME) at the World Bank, talks with WDI's Prashant Yadav. The DIME initiative trumpets impact evaluation to shape better policies for economic development. Legovini was at WDI and UM as part of WDI's Global Impact Speaker Series.
Maddalena Honorati, Economist, World Bank. This session presented three country cases with a view to explore and discuss how these countries with different program requirements have addressed the above constraints in setting up and implementing M&E systems and which monitoring and evaluation tools they have used to strengthen the management of safety net systems.
The Independent Evaluation Group conducted an evaluation to assesses the early experience with the design and implementation of Program for Results (PforR) operations. Ismail Arslan, Senior Evaluation Officer, Caroline Heider, Director General and Senior Vice President, Evaluation, Hartwig Schafer, Vice President for Operations Policy and Country Services, and Deborah Wetzel, Senior Director for the Governance Global Practice discuss the World Bank's trajectory with PforR and identify lessons and recommendations to strengthen this new lending instrument. To read the report, go to: https://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/pforr
http://ieg.worldbank.org/ - Our "Learning and Results in World Bank Operations" evaluation was launched at the World Bank HQ in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. This is the first phase of the evaluation on Learning and Results. During the event, we had terrific panelists asking tough questions about how the World Bank can succeed in sharing knowledge and effectively learn through lending. This was a participatory event, with a lot of audience participation. Discover what we learned from this evaluation and why it's important for the field of International Development.
About 370 million people live in low-income fragile and conflict-affected states (FCS). They have higher poverty rates, lower growth rates, and weaker human development indicators than other low-income countries. This is an interview with a lead author of the evaluation on World Bank Group's assistance to FCS countries.
This autumn, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will hold their annual conference. It can’t be business as usual, says Chatham House’s Paola Subacchi. Keep up to date with PS films by subscribing to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/project-syndicate ******************************************************************** For more PS, join the conversation on... Our website: www.prosyn.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/projectsyndicate Twitter: www.twitter.com/prosyn SoundCloud: www.soundcloud.com/projectsyndicate
Organizational learning expert, Peter Senge, author of the Fifth Discipline, came to the World Bank to discuss learning and IEG's new evaluation, Learning and Results in World Bank Operations II: Toward a New Learning Strategy. For more information about the event, follow the conversation using #WBLearns.
World Bank Slavery Part 2: Loan Recycling The World Bank is a corrupt organization that enslaves the third world. We covered in part 1 the basics of how this organization works. In part 2, we dive in a little deeper to understand “Loan Recycling”. In this evil process, the western banks are able to bring the loaned money back onto their balance sheets while collecting interest on the world bank loan. Please help fund future episodes: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/HypocriteTwins Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=FRDX6F9QY7UDJ Bitcoin Donations: 1PHpqG7kGoLHyjL1EoKVGMK5qHdPLkJuVf http://www.HypocriteTwins.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/hypocritetwins Instagram: https://instagram.com/hypocritetwins Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hyp...
It is widely believed, that organizations need to continually learn and adapt in order to grow and prosper—or face extinction. With the sustainable development goals looming large, the World Bank has an obligation to share its knowledge and learning on “what works” in development. IEG’s report on Learning and Results found that the World Bank faces major challenges in building evidence and learning into its operational work. Find out what IEG recommends the World Bank do to create and sustain a robust learning culture. Read the Report http://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/evaluations/learning-and-results
Jennie Litvack - Lead Economist, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank - presents key findings from the independent evaluation of the World Bank's Social Safety Net programming between 2000 and 2010. This event - Evaluation of World Bank safety nets programming 2000-2010 - was held on the 7th November 2011 at ODI offices, London.
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Learn about the effectiveness of the Bank Group’s self-evaluation systems and how to enhance their performance. Hosted by the Independent Evaluation Group, this event featured the findings and recommendations of IEG’s recent Report on the Self-Evaluation Systems of the World Bank Group (ROSES). Speakers included representatives from WBG management and Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS).
Almost 1.1 billion people in the world still have no access to electricity. A recent evaluation undertaken by the Independent Evaluation Group looks at how the World Bank Group is addressing the global electricity access challenge. Read the Report: World Bank Group Support to Electricity Access http://ieg.worldbankgroup.org/evaluations/world-bank-group-support-electricity-access
Ariel Fiszbein, the Chief Economist in the Human Development Network of the World Bank discusses impact evaluation. This event Using impact evaluation to improve development was held on the 4th May 2010, from 17.30-19.00, at ODI's offices in London.
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