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Results-Based Logical Framework (RBFL)

The Results-Based Logical Framework (RBLF) is a strategic planning and management tool, used for the analysis, design, monitoring and evaluation of operations.

 

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E-Learning for Capacity Development in Africa: The E-Learning Initiative at the African Development Institute

Recognizing the advantages  that E-Learning can bring to the development and delivery of training within and outside  the Bank, the African Development
Institute committed to integrating ELearning into its capacity building activities within the Bank and in the Regional Member Countries. A well-designed and functional ELearning environment would richly enhance training in terms of width and breadth through improved efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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Enhancing Private Sector Development Impact – Training Materials

The project was launched to support objectives of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs) of reinforcing the impact of Bank operations on private sector development.

 

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Enhancing Private Sector Development Impact – Technical Tools

The project was launched to support objectives of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs) of reinforcing the impact of Bank operations on private sector development.

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On the Road to Transformation: Learning from Experience

As the Bank embarks on the implementation of its recently approved Ten-year strategy, it is important for the Bank and its key partners to take stock of lessons learned through evaluations of some key strategic areas.

The course  aims to ensure that its programs and projects are managed for results, and that suitable management practices and controls are in place.  It focuses on key areas of common interest, namely Regional Integration, Private Sector, Transport, and Economic and Sector Work. The event will also include a half-day training session on Project Completion Reports.

 

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Lessons Learned from the Water Supply and Sanitation Sectors

The workshop, jointly organized by the African Development Bank’s Operations Evaluation Department and the Islamic Development Bank Group Evaluation Group, aims to foster learning from self- and independent evaluations. Indeed, evaluations of water and sanitation projects implemented by development agencies provide useful lessons about what works well and what does not work. They offer concrete knowledge that can improve services for beneficiary populations and ensure the sustainability of projects.  Appropriating and using evaluation processes and results and thinking effectively is an essential first step to doing things better.

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Impact Evaluation

The overall aim of the evaluation capacity development program is to encourage and facilitate promulgation of the use of evaluation information in policymaking and resource allocation in all levels of governments in the pilot countries. This would contribute to a culture of evidence-based decision-making in the public sector, and improve development outcomes of the public investment program.

The Impact Evaluation (IE) training is at advanced level and will cover concepts and methods of IE such as Randomized Controlled Trials, propensity score matching, regression discontinuity, instrumental variables, case studies and any recent development in IE methodology. The training will also cover how to commission an impact evaluation and develop basic designs for case studies from participants’ own experience.

 

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Contract Drafting and Negotiations in the Mining Industry

This programme, customised for government officials involved in contract drafting and negotiations from various African Development Bank member countries, will enhance the capacity of professionals to effectively negotiate and manage natural resource agreements and participate in national and cross-border transactions in light of the legal, fiscal and social implications arising from the exploitation in the mining sector.

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Training of Trainers Course for Bank Staff

The overall goal of the course to adequately sensitize participants to the various branded project-related training packages that are offered by the Institute. Also, they are to be equipped with cutting edge skills for PIU staff training cum capacity development. The first objective is to build a critical mass of trainers across the Bank forproject/program-related capacity building activities. The second objective is to update participant’s skills and improve their capacity to Plan  training programs, lead sessions at training workshops and evaluate training outcomes.  At the end of the workshop, the participants will be equipped with cutting edge knowledge, skills and attitudes for designing and delivering and evaluating training sessions, with emphasis on adult in-service training.

 

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Operational Learning and Knowledge Series- Promoting a Culture of Results

The 17th Session of the Operational Learning and Knowledge Seminar Series, was jointly organized on May 6 2014 at the temporary relocation agency in Tunis, Tunisia by the Vice-Presidency for Country and Regional programs (ORVP), the Quality Assurance and Results Department (ORQR), the Bank’s Independent Operations Evaluation Department (OPEV) and the Delivery and Performance Management Office (DPMO) on the topic “Promoting a Culture of Managing for Results in Bank Operations“. The proposed session was co-chaired by Mr. Jacob Kolster, Director of the North Africa Regional Department (ORNA) and Mr. Simon Mizrahi, ORQR Director.

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