Blog Post Summarizes Takeaways From MFAN, Lugar Center Event Examining U.S. Foreign Assistance Evaluation
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Jennifer Anderson, Social Impact’s director of communications, summarizes the main takeaways from a recent event hosted by the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) and the Lugar Center, which highlighted a recent MFAN and Lugar Center report on foreign assistance evaluation and provided commentary from U.S. agency representatives. Anderson writes, “Three key takeaways from the discussion stood out. 1) Real learning from evaluations is taking place. 2) There is a commitment to do more in the future. 3) The agencies have valuable advice to other agencies at the early stages of developing their evaluation policies…” (4/4).