Anglophone Africa

Overview

wsg logoCLEAR Anglophone Africa (CLEAR AA) works to develop and promote the use of evaluation in evidence based policy making to accelerate equitable development across Anglophone Africa. We believe that a strong grounding in the local context and a learning-through-practice approach will drive indigenisation and innovation in the field of evaluation. We support systems of evaluation across the region by strengthening the supply and demand for evaluation simultaneously.

Our host institution, the University of Witwatersrand's School of Governance, is the leading regional institution in the arena of governance, policy and development management for the public sector. Our affiliate, the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, delivers CLEAR-AA programming in West Africa, in close collaboration with CLEAR Francophone Africa.

Wits School of Governance

Since 1993, Wits School of Governance has been at the forefront of an international movement to transform public and development management, and currently produces the largest number of postgraduates in its field in Southern Africa.

CLEAR AA forms one of two regional centres of excellence[1] within the WSG that provide specific expertise for students and academic enquiry. CLEAR AA works with the WSG in leading capacity development approaches to public sector managers and civil society organisations across Africa to:

  • Support national and local public policy development, governance frameworks and institutional arrangements;
  • Enhance management systems, mechanisms and modalities;
  • Strengthen service-delivery, strategic planning, programme development, monitoring and evaluation.

[1] The other centre is the Centre for Defence and Security
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Events
Aug 13
Aug 13 - 24 Mar, 2018
DETPA’s vision of an African approach to evaluation acknowledges that context, culture, history and beliefs are critical to the way we…
Nov 01
Nov 01 - 29 Nov, 2017
Does monitoring and evaluation seem too technical? Are you grappling with log frames and indicators that don’t adequately tell the story of…
Aug 14
Aug 14 - 25 Aug, 2017
The Winter School supports the vision of an African approach to evaluation. This approach acknowledges that context, culture, history and…
Resources
Message from CLEAR CEO As part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, member states of the United Nations have endorsed the 17…
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This report is not only a first for CLEAR-AA but it provides some meaningful insights on what works, how and in what context. Furthermore,…