The African Evaluation (AfrEA) is a non-profit umbrella for African Voluntary Organizations for Professional Development (VOPEs). It serves as a leading source of evaluation knowledge for individual evaluators in countries where national evaluation associations do not exist.

AfrEA Strategic Objectives 2016 – 2021

AfrEA’s Vision

An Africa rooted in a culture of evaluation for equitable and sustainable development / Une Afrique  ancree dans une culture de l’evaluation pour un developpement durable et equitable.

AfrEA’s Mission

To promote robust evaluation practice through its members / Promouvoir une pratique d’evaluation rigoureuse par le biais de ses membres.

“In order to guide its resources and activities over the next five to six years, AfrEA has identified three overall Strategic Goals and, beneath these, nine core activity areas upon which to focus their efforts.”

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The African Evaluation Guidelines: A checklist to assist in planning evaluations, negotiating clear contracts, reviewing progress, and ensuring adequate completion of an evaluation

The African Evaluation Guidelines were jointly put together by the AfrEA Secretariat, and all its Regional networks with support from UNICEF. The regional bodies that contributed included Réseau Nigérian de Suivi et Evaluation, Cape Verde Evaluation Network, Réseau Malagache de Suivi et Evaluation, Comoros Evaluation Network, Eritrean Evaluation Network, Malawi M&E Network, Réseau National de Chercheurs et Evaluateurs de Burundi, Rwanda Evaluation Network, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional  M&E Network.