3) There is little evaluation capacity among program implementers in Canada.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Evaluation Capacity
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King (2007) supports the link between process use and evaluation capacity building as a "marriage made in heaven" (p.
INVESTING IN EVALUATION Funders that support efforts to build the evaluation capacity of nonprofits agree that evaluation requires an investment in training and the staffing and tools nonprofits need to be effective in measuring their impact.
Specifically, Preskill and Boyle (2008) created a model that evaluators and researchers can use to "guide practitioners' Evaluation Capacity Building [ECB] efforts, and/or empirically test the effectiveness of ECB processes, activities and outcomes" (p.
9780821384039 Influencing change; building evaluation capacity to strengthen governance.
Its mandate is to strengthen the use of evaluation for greater effectiveness and accountability; share lessons from evaluations and contribute to their dissemination; and harmonize performance indicators and evaluation methodologies and approaches; enhance evaluation professionalism within the multilateral development banks and to collaborate with the heads of evaluation units of bilateral and multilateral development organizations; and to facilitate the involvement of borrowing member countries in evaluation and build their evaluation capacity.
Khushhal Khushiram, the multilateral bank's resident representative for Egypt, said in a statement that the objective of the grant is to "improve water resources management and the provision of water services in North Africa, by harmonizing and strengthening the monitoring and evaluation capacity in the participating countries and furthering regional cooperation in the water sector.
In response to a 2008 National Research Council report on USAID's democracy evaluation capacity, USAID has reported initiating several steps--for example, designing impact evaluations for six missions as part of a pilot program.