1. Introduction

The African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) aims to enable its members which includes individuals and national associations, to discuss debate, analyse, disseminate, and make constructive use of evaluation information, products and services for the betterment of the African evaluation and research community, and the society at large.

AfrEA represents a diverse constituency of African evaluators from government, not-for-profit sector, civil society and the private sector. It is an umbrella organization of more than 45 national M&E associations and networks in Africa.

2.  Eligibility Criteria

AfrEA Membership is open to persons or organizations committed to the mission and goals of AfrEA.

A person or institution seeking membership of AfrEA will be accepted upon proof of payment of subscription fee.  To register follow this link   http://membership.afrea.org

3.  Types of Membership

Details on subscription types and periods are stated below.

Membership Category Description Benefits










M   &   E   Practitioners   and non practitioners

·       Discounts at AfrEA conferences

·       Scholarships from AfrEA

·       Sign up for AfrEA task Teams

·       Access to members only portal

·       Participate in AfrEA governance                       

National Associations Network of Evaluators at National, Regional and Institutional levels Associations

·       Discounts at AfrEA conferences

·       Scholarships from AfrEA

·       Sign up for AfrEA task Teams

·       Access to members only portal

·       Participate in AfrEA governance

Institutional Members Who?










Any Africa-based public or private. Other Institutions organization with interest in the field of development and evaluation in Africa or that does not qualify as an Associate member. 

·       Access to the continent-wide AfrEA constituency as well as resources available to members only.

·       Discounts at AfrEA conferences and events.

·       Institutional members will be able to participate in AfrEA governance.

4.   Membership Fees

Membership subscription period ranges from 1 to 3 years.  Fess payment can be done online via our PayPal account at www.afrea.org or through our bank account and evidence of payment sent to info@afrea.org 

Membership Type 1 year subscription 2 years subscription 3 years subscription
Individual $50.00 $80.00 $120.00
National Associations $200.00 $300.00 $500.00
Other Institution $500.00 $800.00 $1,200.00


5.   Members Rights and Benefits

a) Be part of a continental community of M&E practitioners and professionals

Networking with a wide range of individuals, organizations and institutions involved in M&E in Africa and have your profile in AfrEA database. Increase your association visibility and access AfrEA electronic knowledge, regular update, highlighting job opportunities, researches and evaluation reports

b) Contribute to strengthening M&E Practices

Be part and contribute to Knowledge Building, free access to a range of publications, discussions among a wide range of practitioners, benefit from special rates for the African Journal on Monitoring and Evaluation, AfrEA newsletter and databases. Participate and access to a wide range of Capacity Building opportunities, on-line toolkits and preferential rates to attend regional and international training and workshops. Advocate for Africa led monitoring- Opportunities to publish research and other work and contribute to banking knowledge in the AfrEA M&E Journal, benefit from special rates to attend AfreA Annual conferences, benefit from bursaries and financial support to represent Africa in international conferences and events

c) Participate in AfrEA governance.

Attend AfrEA Members meetings, Annual conference and various country meetings. Contribute to the future directions and aspirations of the Association, by voting for Board election held every 2 years, contribute to AfrEA Strategic Planning and be part of its participatory planning and growing system.

 6. Responsibilities/Duties of Members

  • Members must keep their online profile and contact information up to date at least once every 6 months.
  • Members commit themselves to actively participate in the activities of the association
  • Members commit informing themselves about AfrEA policies, activities, and key documents such as the African Evaluation Guidelines.
  • Breaches of some Policy stipulations may result in membership revocation.

7. How to subscribe to AfrEA Membership

Register online at http://membership.afrea.org Contact us at info@afrea.org if you have any questions.

Pay the required membership fee online via PayPal, or by electronic bank transfer, or direct bank deposit to the account shown below.

Send all proof of payment (Bank payments) to the AfrEA Operations and Membership Manager at info@afrea.org

Account Name: African Evaluation Association (AfrEA Main Membership Account)
Account Number: US Dollar:- 0011084424624001
Account Name African Evaluation Assoc-Conference Account
Account Number Ghana Cedi:- 0010084424624001
Bank Name: Ecobank Ghana Ltd
Branch Name: Head Office Branch
2nd Morocco Lane, Off Independence Avenue, Ministerial Area,Ridge West, Accra – Ghana
Branch Code: 001
Swift Code: ECOCGHAC


Other Temporary modes of payment:

Cash payments can be made at an AfrEA or other event where the membership manager, treasurer, Secretary or President or other Board member are present, and given receipts which will be accompanied with completed forms. In such instances, the payee or prospective member is advised to keep a copy of the form submitted for future reference.

NB: Please note that fees are non-transferable and non-refundable and subject to change. Members will be notified by email when their membership is activated.

In case of partial fee payments or payments made in currencies other than in US Dollars:

  1. Membership will not be activated until full payment has been received in US Dollars or its full equivalent.
  2. Registered members will be notified by email of any outstanding fee and will have one month to make full payment.
  3. If full payment has not been received by a stipulated deadline, membership processing will be suspended.

In the case of surplus payments for membership:

  1. The surplus will be applied to future membership with the membership expiration date appropriately extended.
  2. If a member requires AfrEA to return surplus, AfrEA will process the payment and mail a cheque to the address in the member profile. Requests for return of surplus payments must be received within one month of the original payment otherwise they will be difficult to process in decent time.