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27/09/2018 - The African Development Bank wrapped up Evaluation Week 2018 with one particular message resonating among the hundreds of participants: Close collaboration and sharing of ideas and experiences among stakeholders are key to ensuring that evaluation and learning have greater impact on the Africa’s development agenda.

Categories: Independent Development Evaluation


06/09/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) officially opened its biennial Development Evaluation Week on Thursday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, attended by more than 400 government policy- and decision-makers, representatives from development partners, research and academic institutions, evaluation associations and civil society. Bank shareholders, management and staff are also attending the three-day event.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


14/08/2018 - The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) has presented its 2017 Annual Report to the African Development Bank Group Committee on Operations and Development Effectiveness.

Categories: Independent Development Evaluation


  • From: 05/09/2018
  • To: 07/09/2018
  • Location: African Development Bank HQ, Avenue Joseph Anoma, Plateau, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank, through its Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) department, is organizing from 5-7 September 2018 its third knowledge-sharing forum entitled “Evaluation Week 2018” under the theme Strengthening Development Impact.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


03/11/2017 - More than 70 representatives of the private sector, governments, multilateral agencies, regional and sub-regional development banks, development institutions, academia, civil society, and the media in Africa met in Pretoria, South Africa from 30 to 31 October 2017 to participate in a knowledge sharing event hosted by the Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank and the Evaluation Department at Norad (NoradDev).

Categories: Private Sector, Independent Development Evaluation


17/07/2017 - The 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE), held in Khartoum, Sudan, from July 15th to 17th, attracted 47 participants from 17 countries. Among these were three Speakers of Parliament (from Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda), emphasizing the support that the network enjoys at the highest levels. Development partners including UN Women, the Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Anglophone Africa (CLEAR-AA), and Independent Development Evaluation of the AfDB also participated.

Categories: Sudan, Economic & Financial Governance, Independent Development Evaluation


25/04/2017 - What do we get for US$ 5 billion investment? The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has just published a report evaluating more than a decade of engagement in South Africa (2004 – 2015), principally in the finance and energy sectors.

Categories: South Africa, Independent Development Evaluation


29/03/2017 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will host three knowledge sharing and evaluation capacity development sessions during the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) international conference, held in Kampala, Uganda, from March 27-31, 2017. The theme of the 8th AfrEA conference is “Evaluating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Opportunities and Challenges for Africa.”

Categories: Partnerships, Independent Development Evaluation


09/03/2017 - The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report which evaluates the impact of US $739 million of AfDB support for development in Burundi. Evaluators manoeuvred within a difficult context marked by five years of political and economic turmoil.

Categories: Burundi, Independent Development Evaluation


10/11/2016 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Development Evaluation Week was launched on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the institution’s headquarters in Abidjan, under the theme: “Driving Africa’s Transformation” that attracted evaluation experts and development practitioners from across the World.

Categories: Partnerships, Independent Development Evaluation


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