SC Commentary on the Meta-Evaluation of EPMRs

The Science Council discussed the report of the Meta-Evaluation of the EPMRs at the 8th Science Council meeting. The Panel made 12 key findings that the SC in general agrees with. This commentary focuses on the function of the EPMR within the overall monitoring and evaluation context and the Panel’s key findings on the programmatic content of EPMRs.

NEWS

ISPC MEETINGS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

The fourteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 14-16 September 2016 at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, India.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The ISPC is facilitating System-wide agreement on the nature and assessment of Quality of Research for Development (QoR4D). A small working group (WG) on QoR4D with representation from Centers, CRPs and the IEA was established late last year. This WG organized a workshop at FAO on 06-07 February 2017 with representation from across CGIAR System constituencies - key findings from those discussions are elaborated in this brief.

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.