About the IEU

Our partners

The IEU works with a range of partners. These include accredited entities, NDAs, universities, research institutes, government ministries, civil society organizations, multilateral and bilateral agencies, and independent evaluation agencies of accredited entities.

Partner Type of Partnership Description

The King Climate Action Initiative (K-CAI) of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

MoU In November 2020, IEU signed an MoU with K-CAI and J-PAL to outline the contours of a strategic knowledge partnership on climate change adaptation and create the conditions for its implementation.
Seoul National University (SNU) MoU In July 2020, IEU and SNU signed an MoU to promote cooperation in technical expertise, knowledge exchange, and to develop a strategic partnership around evaluation.

University of Warwick

MoU In June 2020, IEU and the University of Warwick signed a MoU. The purpose of the MoU is to outline the contours of a strategic knowledge partnership on climate change adaptation and mitigation between the Parties and create the conditions for its implementation.
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Inc  MoU In March 2020, IEU and the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Inc signed a MoU. The purpose of the MoU is to outline areas of cooperation between IEU and Busara on a strategic partnership aimed at developing and deploying behavioural insights within the GCF portfolio. 

Rwanda Ministry of Environment 

MoU (LORTA)

In September 2019, IEU and the Ministry of Environment of Rwanda signed a MoU to disseminate the use of main tools and methodologies for the application of the Learning-Oriented Real-Time Learning Assessment (LORTA) which consists of theory-based counterfactual impact evaluation methods. 

Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

MoU (LORTA)

In August 2019, IEU and CABEI signed a MoU to disseminate the use of main tools and methodologies for the application of the Learning Oriented Real-Time Learning Assessment (LORTA) which consists of theory-based counterfactual impact evaluation methods.

Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

MoU (LORTA)

In July 2019, IEU and DBSA signed a MoU to promote the use of main tools and methodologies for the application of the Learning Oriented Real-Time Learning Assessment (LORTA) which consists of theory-based counterfactual impact evaluation methods. 

International Union for Conservation on Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

MoU (LORTA)

In July 2019, IEU and IUCN signed a MoU to promote the use of main tools and methodologies for the application of the Learning Oriented Real-Time Learning Assessment (LORTA) which consists of theory-based counterfactual impact evaluation methods.

Climate Investment Fund (CIF)

Learning partnership

IEU and CIF are engaging in a learning partnership to better understand and measure transformational change.

United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG)

Observer

On September 2017, IEU obtained observer status with the United Nations Evaluation Group and joined in the Strategic Objective (SO) group for UNEG 2017/2018 Costed Work Plan.

International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS)

Membership

IEU has an institutional membership with IDEAS

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

MoU

In March 2018, IEU and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) signed a MoU to promote cooperation in technical expertise, knowledge exchange, and to and to develop a strategic partnership around evaluation in the areas of climate change of the GCF and the ICIMOD.

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

MoU

In March 2018, IEU and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) signed a MoU to support mutual cooperation with respect to technical expertise and knowledge exchange, and to explore opportunities for developing a strategic knowledge partnership around evaluation in the areas of climate change of the GCF and CIFOR.

Office of Evaluation (OED) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

MoU

On 22 May 2018, the IEU and OED signed a MoU on Knowledge Partnership to support mutual cooperation with respect to technical expertise and knowledge exchange, exploring opportunities and options for a strategic knowledge partnership around the evaluation of projects in the areas of climate change of the GCF and the FAO.

Government of Antigua and Barbuda, represented by the Department of Environment (DoE)

MoU

On 13 July 2018, the IEU and the government of Antigua and Barbuda, represented by the Department of Environment (DoE), signed a MoU of learning partnership around the evaluation of projects and programmes in the areas of climate change of the GCF and the DoE.

German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)

MoU

On 21 August 2018, the IEU and DEval signed a MoU on a strategic learning partnership to investigate evidence and gaps in the adaptation to climate change.

Global Development Network (GDN)

MoU

On 6 November 2018, the IEU and the Global Development Network (GDN) signed a MoU to implement a strategic knowledge partnership on climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

MoU

On 25 January 2019, the IEU and the SEI signed an MoU that identifies and summarizes areas for cooperation in knowledge generation, exchange, dissemination and uptake. This MoU was extended on 18 January 2020, to remain valid until 31 December 2024. 

Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

MoU

On 17 February 2020, the IEU and WOCAN signed an MoU to focus on research-based knowledge generation and exchange as well as building research capacity building in developing countries in regard to climate change mitigation and adaptation. 

Incheon National University (INU)

MoU (Inactive)

On July 2017, IEU and INU signed an MoU to promote cooperation in technical expertise, knowledge exchange, and to develop a strategic partnership around evaluation. 

Other agencies working in evaluation

Besides the IEU's partners, there are other organizations and agencies working in the evaluation arena in the world. Among them are the following:

  • Independent Evaluation Department (IED), Asian Development Bank
  • Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV), African Development Bank
  • Evaluation Department (EvD), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), Global Environment Facility
  • Monitoring & Evaluation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • Office of Evaluation (OED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE), Inter-American Development Bank
  • Operations Evaluation, European Investment Bank
  • Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Independent Evaluation Office, United Nations Development Programme
  • Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank
  • Policy for Monitoring and Evaluation, The Millennium Challenge Corporation

Interested in Collaborating with the IEU?

Tell us who you are and what you are interested in. If you are:

  • A project planner/implementer/accredited entity:
    • The IEU can help you plan for measuring changes in levels of resilience of beneficiaries
    • Advise you on your programme plan/project such that you also contribute to a paradigm shift
  • A contributor or a strategy adviser or a civil society organization. The IEU can:
    • Help you measure the results of your investments
    • Help you design programmes and portfolios that produce high-quality evidence.
  • A learning institution or someone who seeks evidence in the climate change area:
    • The IEU can examine how you can partner, advise or contribute to a growing evidence base
    • Talk with you about building standards for evidence
    • Inform you of the best evidence in the field of climate change
  • A possible partner of the IEU or a university that works in the climate change or evidence arena:
    • The IEU is always keen to join forces through partnership agreements, joint workshops, conferences etc.
  • A researcher or specialist working on climate change:
    • Please engage with us to see how you can use your skills for evaluations and related applied research
  • An evaluator:
    • The IEU is always looking for good evaluators to support its work

For further information about partnering with IEU, please contact Courtland Matthews.