ICED hosted the Evidence to Action Conference in Nairobi from May 24th-25th,2017




Participants at the Systematic Review training at ISSER, University of Ghana




EVIDENCE TO ACTION CONFERENCE, NAIROBI KENYA 26 - 27TH JULY 2018




Participants of ICED Systematic Review, Morogoro, Tanzania




USADF Convening 2018 5-7th March, Accra Ghana

Ventura Mufume

Associate Evaluation Fellow

Ventura Mufume is currently the Program Evaluation Consultant, at the World Bank on the Early Childhood Development Program (ECD), Maputo – Mozambique from June 2016 to-date.  His key roles include establishing stakeholder liaison between the Ministry of Education and Human Development (MINEDH), the National Statistical Institute (INE) and the WB in conducting the baseline study for impact evaluation.  His technical involvement includes assisting with questionnaire design, training of enumerators, and quality control through data collection supervision, online data verification, participating in data analysis and compiling the baseline report.

Before this he was at World Bank - Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) in Washington, D.C., USA from April to June 2016, where he reviewed the Implementation Completion and Results Report of World Bank-funded urban sewerage project implemented by the Government of Tunisia. In June 2014-2015 Ventura was the Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Manager in the Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç), Maputo, Mozambique. Here he partially established the M&E system including developing the M&E Plan and Manual, designing projects’ theories of change and results chains in line with DFID goals and with the impact-oriented measurement strategy of the FSD Africa Network. In 2008 - 2014, Ventura established and managed the M&E Unit for the $507 million US government-funded Mozambique’s Millennium Challenge compact. He established and managed the program’s M&E system multi-component program covering: water and sanitation systems, road rehabilitation, land tenure and security rights, and relaunching coconut production in northern Mozambique.

He has experience in Monitoring and evaluation where he has coordinated a Food for the Hungry (FH)’s Child Development Project under USAID funding; co-established and managed the M&E system for the Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç) project funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) amongst many M& E projects.  In leadership he was selected Mozambique’s only Hubert H. Humphrey fellow, by the US government in 2015-2016.  He has organized, coordinated and hosted program annual reviews and 2 peer reviews with Millennium Challenge program M&E counterparts from Namibia and Malawi. Amongst other engagements showing leadership.

Ventura has an MSc in Ireland Development Studies, from the University College Dublin.  BA in Sociology, Africa University Zimbabwe.  And a Lifelong Education, on Grant Writing and Fund Development, Qualitative Research Methods and Public Policy Evaluation in Michigan State University, USA Policy Evaluation from Michigan State University, USA, in 2015-2016.