Get to know us

Who We Are

The International Center for Evaluation and Development (ICED) fills an important gap in the global evaluation architecture. It is the first Africa-based international think-tank that combines research and innovation with extensive practical experience in evaluation for development in Africa. With our operating headquarters in Kenya, and West Africa.

Our Mission

Our Vision

Our Values

To enhance the generation, synthesis and uptake of evidence for better policy and action through Research, Innovation, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Our vision is to set a global south where evidence drives policies and actions for transformation of lives and livelihoods.

Our value proposition is to ensure our effectiveness as a member of the global community of professionals monitoring and evaluation practitioners.

ICED at a Glance

How we Work

At the core of ICED’s establishment is the belief that Africa now needs more targeted initiatives to encourage and advance thought and practice leadership in the Monitoring and Evaluation profession. ICED assumption is that if trends and priorities are well-identified; existing expertise and innovations in Africa highlighted and developed hand in. 

What Makes us Different

ICED Highly Aspires

Pillars of ICED

Value Proposition of ICED

Diverse intellectual resources

ICED team brings in experience from across the world and a variety of sectors, thereby enabling the team to become a Centre of excellence

Catalyze and inspire innovation

ICED promotes collaboration in order to avoid duplicity and overlap in the actions, thus focusing more on catalysing and inspiring innovation  

Context and culture-sensitive

ICED is the first think-and-do tank based in and focused on Africa and led by Africans. Thus has the advantage of understanding the local context and being sensitive to the cultural aspects while engaging on a project.

Agility and strong professional networks

ICED is open to changing with the new realities of the modern world and has developed a strong professional network across the globe to learn from and adapt

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About the Conference

Conference Theme: “Recovery and Resilience”

The overall goal for the E2A 2023 would be to bring together stakeholders that work in the realm of resilience and recovery to share their evidence and thoughts on reducing vulnerabilities and building adaptation capacities for future shocks and risks.

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