The Contribution of Evaluation in Learning and Accountability for Gender Equality, Youth and Social Inclusion
12:00 pm > 01:00 pm UTC-11:00
Evaluation of the CGIAR Gender Platform, towards GDI-Responsive Evaluation Guidelines
ICARDA Offices, Rabat Morocco and online
This side event will engage a multi-stakeholder audience in learning from the recent evaluation of the CGIAR GENDER Platform (GP) and discuss forthcoming activities in CGIAR’s multi-year evaluation plan related to gender-responsive evaluation. The aim is to facilitate use of evaluative evidence supporting CGIAR’s goal to positively impact gender equality, opportunities for youth and advance social inclusion in agriculture and food systems. The side event will:
- Showcase contextual and methodological insights and results from the GENDER Platform Evaluation and forthcoming GDI-Responsive Evaluation Guideline.
- Illustrate synergies between ex ante proposal reviews and process & performance evaluations in CGIAR.
- Cultivate a discourse about the practical application of evaluative learning in shaping the ongoing CGIAR portfolio review.
- Contribute to CGIAR’s efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion within agricultural Research for Development (R4D).
|12:00 – 12:05||Welcome and Introduction
Svetlana Negroustoueva, Lead, Evaluation Function of CGIAR IAES and event moderator
|12:05 – 12:10||Reflections Statement from “Friends of Gender” – Content and use of Evaluative Evidence
Stefan Kachelriess-Matthess, Project Manager, Fund International Agriculture, GIZ
|12:10 – 12:15||Opening Statement
Connection to Quality of R4D and Independent Advising in a Time of Change
Allison Grove Smith, Director, CGIAR IAES
|12:15 – 12:30||GENDER Platform Evaluation (GPE) – Methodological and Evidence Highlight
Tanya Stathers, GPE team member: Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich
Donna Podems, GPE Team Leader & Senior Research Fellow, Stellenbosch University
Svetlana Negroustoueva, Lead, Evaluation Function of IAES
CGIAR Evaluation Guidelines: Development and Consultations on GDI-Responsive Evaluations and Management Engagement and Response Guidelines (SC19 pre-read)
|12:30 – 12:40||GENDER Platform Evaluation – Management Response
Johan Swinnen, Managing Director of Systems Transformation, CGIAR, and Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Nicoline de Haan, Director, CGIAR GENDER Platform
|12:40 – 12:50||Questions and Answers from the Audience
Facilitated by Svetlana Negroustoueva, CGIAR IAES Evaluation Function Lead
Launch of Session Survey
|12:50 – 13:00||Reflection and Closing Remarks
Nompumelelo H. Obokoh, Vice Chair, ISDC
Vicki Wilde, Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Andrew Campbell, Interim Executive Managing Director, CGIAR