The International Center for Evaluation and Development (ICED) fills an important gap in the global evaluation architecture. It is the first Africa-based international think-tank that combines research and innovation with extensive practical experience in evaluation for development in Africa. With our operating headquarters in Kenya, and West Africa Regional office in Accra, Ghana, and a range of emerging international alliances and partnerships, ICED is poised to use and enhance the value of evaluation to contribute to the development outcomes and impacts that address the opportunities of today and the future. It focuses specifically on the Global South, with Africa as a significant priority.
At the core of ICED's establishment is the belief that Africa now needs more targeted initiatives to encourage and advance thought and practice leadership in the Monitoring and Evaluation profession. ICED assumption is that if trends and priorities are well-identified; existing expertise and innovations in Africa highlighted and developed hand in hand or integrated with those in the other countries; original thinkers and practitioners encouraged to span disciplinary, sector, geographic, demographi c and ideological boundaries ; influential, well-resourced and risk-taking actors are brought on board; known and new information and knowledge are integrated, synthesized and well communi cated; and energies focused on solving key challenges and sharing solutions, advances in Monitoring and Evaluation
We advancing research and innovation in Monitoring and Evaluation by highlighting, triggering, and catalyzing thought and practice leadership in Africa by:
ICED has developed a unique niche and value proposition to ensure its effectiveness as a member of the global community of professionals monitoring and Evaluation practitioners.