At the heart of Twende Mbele is a desire to move beyond a network of people just sharing experience, toward a partnership where countries collaborate on developing and implementing M&E systems that improve government performance and impact on citizens. Twende engages with a variety of national governments who are interested to use M&E to strengthen government performance and accountability to citizens. 

The Twende Mbele Programme currently involves four core country partners (Benin, South Africa, Ghana and Uganda), with two regional evaluation capacity development partners (CLEAR Anglophone Africa and the African Development Bank). Kenya and Niger joined the partnership as Collaborating Partners in 2018. These partners are learning from each other and more widely around how more effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems at all levels of government can strengthen government performance. The UK Department of International Development and the Hewlett Foundation are the financial supporters of the Programme, with each of the core partners.

Latest publications

Leadership Spaces for Inclusive and Transformative MEL Practice

Interrogating Leadership Paradigms Using a Public Sector Lens: Creating Horizontal Leadership Spaces for Inclusive and Transformative Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Practice

Etude Diagnostique de la Collaboration Entre L’etat et les Organisations de la Societe Civile (Osc) Dans Le Domaine du Suivi et de L’evaluation des Politiques Publiques / Diagnostic Study of the Collaboration Between the State and Civil Society

Diagnostic Study of Collaboration between the State and Civil Society Organizations (CSOS) in the Field of Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Policies

Measuring Government Business Incentives Schemes (GBIS): Towards a Set of Minimum Standards and Measures

What is Meant by Transforming Evaluations for Africa?

Getting Evidence Quicker: The Development of Rapid Evaluation in Selected African Countries

Evaluation Rapide du Mecanisme de Dotation des Ressources du Fadec-Agriculture aux Commune? / Evaluation of the Mechanism for the Allocation of Fadec-Agriculture’s Resources to Municipalities

Evidence Based Policy Making and Implementation Workshop

Tracer Study Report: Effects of the Parliamentary Capacity Strengthening Initiatives Implemented by CLEAR-AA and Twende Mbele between 2017 & 2018

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