Contribution to discussion: MegaProgram M&E, independent evaluation arrangement

The paper has three components. The first section discusses the important features of evaluation science and of research for development. The second section discusses options for the Independent Evaluation Arrangements regarding independence, other key considerations and cost. The third component discusses M&E of research for development in the new CGIAR.

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ISPC MEETINGS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

The fourteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 14-16 September 2016 at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, India.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

Following SF 2016, the ISPC conducted an evaluation of the Forum to assist in planning and modeling future events more successfully. An online participant survey was carried out and citation analyses were done for the papers published in the special issues after the previous three SFs.