CELEBRATING 4-YEAR OF ICED ACHIEVEMENTS

Since 2017, through the kind support of our donors and development partners, ICED has been able to attain remarkable progress in its mission to champion evidence-based development even as Africa government work toward attaining SDGs, Vision 2030, Africa Agenda 2063 and other country-specific development initiatives. Here are some of ICED’s key projects and activities over the past four years.


USAID’S FEED THE FUTURE ALL-IN RESEARCH PROJECT

On May 12, 2020, at the University of California (UC) Davis, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk and Resilience (MRR Innovation Lab) announced the award of a five-year research grant to the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) to lead the implementation of MRR Innovation Lab’s Advancing Local Leadership, Innovation and Networks (ALL IN) in Africa. ALL- IN is a new research program that aims to advance host country leadership in defining and implementing research projects and to deepen host country connections. The research will develop and test financial and market innovations that take the most promising agricultural tools for families in developing economies from the lab to the field. Click HERE to read more.


KEY ASSIGNMENTS
Assignment Description Client

United Nations Economic

Commission for Africa

(UNECA)

Final Evaluation for the

Financing Agreement (JFA III)

UNECA – Multiple Countries

 

Final Evaluation Final Evaluation for the Regional Procurement Project (LRP) World Vision Mozambique
Evaluations, Assessments and Analyses (EAA) IDIQ

A consortium where Khulisa is the lead firm to offer services for project Evaluations, Assessments and M&E support whenever there is a need for USAID Projects

 

USAID – Khulisa (ICED will be applying for IDQs that they qualify for)

 


AFRICAN EVIDENCE TO ACTION (E2A) CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
Conference chapter Theme Participants
E2A 2017 –Accra, Ghana Evidence to Action: Towards an Evidence-Based and DataInformed Policy, Action and Practice in Africa Research institutions, senior government officials, M&E practitioners, civil society and donors
E2A 2018 – Nairobi, Kenya Bridging the Gap: Strengthening connections between research and policy in sub-Saharan Africa

Research institutions, senior

government officials, M&E

practitioners, civil society and

donors

E2A 2019-Accra, Ghana

 

Responsibility and Accountability: Strengthening Evidence Generation and Use in Support of Policy Reform and Development Agenda

Research institutions, senior government officials, M&E practitioners, civil society and donors

 

 


MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) WITH RESEARCH INSTITUTION IN AFRICA

ICED currently has memorandums of understanding (MOU) with research institutions in Africa such as the:

  • Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research in the University of Ghana
  • School of Graduate Studies, Research & Extension of the United States International University (USIU-Africa) in Nairobi, Kenya
  • University of Nairobi Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation, Nairobi, Kenya
  • School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
  • Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda
  • The Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

MoUs with Governments in Africa

ICED has also developed MoUs with selected Africa country government ministries to promote research and evaluation for policy-making and action. ICED currently has MoU with the:

  • Ghana Government Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Commissioner of M&E, the office of the Prime Minister, Uganda
  • State Ministry of Planning, Department of M&E, Kenya National Treasury and Planning
  • Planning Commission, Malawi
  • Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Puntland, State of Somalia.

Capacity-building Trainings on Executive Leadership Program in Monitoring and Evaluation for Public Institutions and Agencies
  • ICED was contracted by USADF to provide OCAT and PPI training to USADF partners in selected African countries including – Niger, Senegal, Guinea, Mauritania, Ghana, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Burundi, South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda etc
  • ICED was contracted by the Government of Kenya under the Department of M&E to provide an Executive Leadership training for the senior Government staff
  • Trained Key M&E staff of Kianda Foundation on Monitoring and Evaluation
  • ICED partnered with Ghana University’s ISSER to conduct Executive Leadership for senior public and private sectors officials in Ghana

Delegates of E2A 2018 led by Kenya’s Minister for Finance, Mr. Henry Rotich

Ghana Vice President, Dr Bawumia officially launching E2A 2019 held in Ghana. ICED CEO Dr. Ameyaw, Ghana’s Attorney General and Ghana’s Minister of M&E Dr. Osei accompany him

Dr. Ameyaw delivering his remarks at the E2A 2018 held in Kenya

Trainees of ICED Executive Leadership course at the Ghana University

Dr Ameyaw and the VC of Makere University, Dr. Nawangwe during MoU signing between ICED and the university

ICED team undertaking data collection exercise in Malawi.

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