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Phone: UEA Administrator Mr. Darlington Senoga – +256-774114555/+256752456789
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Brief History of Vope;

The Uganda Evaluation Association (UEA) was formed in 2001 as a National Chapter of the African Evaluation Association (AFREA). UEA is fully registered as a company limited by guarantee with key documents being its constitution and Articles and Memorandum of Association. Our vision is “Excellent evaluation management in Uganda’s development process”.

Over the 7next five years, our mission is to“Promote the M&E practice and use, through advocacy and capacity building partnerships among development actors, for results-oriented development”. Implementing our current strategic plan should result in a community of practice that effectively influences evaluation management and use in the country.

Profile of VOPE

Our membership base grew from below 50 in 2002 to 200 in 2017. UEA members include M&E consultants, researchers, academia, statisticians, program officers, and Managers from both the public & organizations. The Annual General Assembly is UEA’s apex governance body, and an executive committee tasked by the Annual General Assembly to implement its decisions.


  • National Evaluation Talks
  • Co-hosting Evaluation Weeks
  • Contributing to National Policy Development
  • Contributing to the development of M&E systems
  • Networking and information sharing on evaluation matters
  • Participating in local and international conferences
  • Participating in evaluation webinars
  • Members of Boards of Africa and International Evaluation Bodies
  • Mentoring VOPEs in the Eastern Africa Region
  • Participating in developing African Evaluation Standards
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Executive Committee Meetings


Currently, UEA is in partnership with the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) which also hosts the government evaluation facility and therefore takes the lead in commissioning and ensuring the utilization of evaluation findings.

In partnership with OPM, UEA co-hosts the Uganda Evaluation Week, an annual event that promotes learning in the practice and use of evaluations, and also in organizing capacity-building training for evaluators in government and the private sector space – an example being the GIZ-supported Evaluation Capacity Development programme where UEA as a lead partner. UEA is forming the Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEE) group to implement the Evaluation Agenda 2020.

UEA has partnerships with academic institutions like Uganda Christian University (UCU) and Uganda Management Institute (UMI) with whom they jointly engage around capacity building for students and evaluation practitioners.

The UEA office is physically located within the UMI campus. The UEA collaborated with local and international partners to host the 8th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference in March 2016 in Uganda. The UEA has implemented an AfrEA-QED-sponsored peer-to-peer learning event between the Burundi Evaluation Association and the Uganda Evaluation Association.

With sponsorship from the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation (IOCE), the UEA 2017 implemented a peer-to-peer programme of Uganda- Tanzania Regional Integration of Capacities of Evaluation for the Sustainable Development Goals.


Mr. Matthew LubuulwaPresident+256772467698
Ms. Josephine WateraVice President+256776123523
Mr. Vicent SenyondoGeneral
Mr. Kato SilvesterTreasurer+256782042383
Mr. Darlington SenogaAdministrator+256774114555