About ICED


Trusted globally in evaluation expertise

What we do

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.

Empowering Evaluation for Global Impact and Driving Positive Change

Evaluation Excellence
Policy Influence

ICED at a Glance

How We Work

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.

Our Mission

To enhance the generation, synthesis and uptake of evidence for better policy and action through Research, Innovation, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Our Vision

Our vision is to set a global south where evidence drives policies and actions for transformation of lives and livelihoods.

Our Values

Our value proposition is to ensure our effectiveness as a member of the global community of professionals monitoring and evaluation practitioners.

Value Proposition of ICED​

Diverse intellectual resources

ICED team brings in experience from across the world and a variety of sectors, thereby enabling the team to become a Centre of excellence.

Catalyze and inspire innovation

ICED promotes collaboration in order to avoid duplicity and overlap in the actions, thus focusing more on catalysing and inspiring innovation.

Context and culture-sensitive

ICED is the first think-and-do tank based in and focused on Africa and led by Africans. Thus has the advantage of understanding the local context and being sensitive to the cultural aspects while engaging on a project.

Agility and strong professional networks

ICED is open to changing with the new realities of the modern world and has developed a strong professional network across the globe to learn from and adapt

ICED Highly Aspires

  • Professional excellence on the the cutting edge of evaluation
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • The diversity of values, cultures and contexts around the world
  • All relevant voices, especially of those most vulnerable
  • Relationships and joint contributions