Policy research programmes have multiple demands and expectations. They are increasingly being implemented through large scale inter- and transdisciplinary structures that involve multiple components, sectors, and sites. They also often address complex development problems such as climate change, which is characterised by uncertainty, varying levels of risks and lack of simple responses.
We’re Leo Lemes, Operations Officer, and Mariana Branco Moreira, Evaluation Consultant, both writing from the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group and affiliated with the CLEAR Initiative – Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results. Today we are introducing you to gLOCAL Evaluation Week, where simultaneous, evaluation-related events are occurring across five continents during June 3-7, 2019. These events will be large and small, in-person and virtual.