Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Capacity Building: A Tool for Empowerment

The Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation and the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium were pleased to have hosted a Thursday Talk with Adam Suleiman, President of the African Evaluation Association, as he discussed principles of effective capacity building and elaborated on a critical element in any capacity building: an appreciative approach towards learning about the existing gaps and strengths, and understanding which gaps could be the most useful to address.  

Recording and Transcript: 

 

Please check back soon for a discussion summary!

About the Speaker: 

Adam Suleiman Mnim, has worked in the private sector and extensively in the development sector for USAID and DFID programs over the last 16 years. Career highlights include his time as the National Evaluation specialist with the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and Diamond Development Initiative, work as a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at CEDPA, and his former role as National Capactiy Building Advisor with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Nigeria.

Adam is a graduate of Business Administration and PGC in participatory Evaluation (PPME) from Bayero University and IAC Netherlands respectively. He founded the Monitoring & Evaluation Network of Nigeria 10 years ago (MENN) the first M&E platform in Nigeria, and supported the formation of Nigeria Evaluation Association (NEA). Presently Adam is the President of the African evaluation Association (AfrEA).