November 19, 2019
Manila, Philippines

On November 19, IPA Philippines participated and presented at the 8th Monitoring and Evaluation Network Forum organized by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). IPA Philippines Country Director, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, gave a presentation on evaluability assessments and was a panelist and reactor in a plenary session entitled: Ask Me Anything. IPA Philippines also presented on NEDA-UNDP funded assessments on the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) peacebuilding program and on the impact of the UNDP National Nutrition Program on early childhood nutrition. IPA consultant Ica Fernandez co-presented in a session for the PAMANA study and Senior M&E Associate Jed Dimaiisip-Nabuab presented on the nutrition study with the National Nutrition Council in attendance. The forum was attended by Planning and M&E officers from the three branches of government (Executive, Legislative and Judiciary) as well as M&E practitioners and advocates from all over the Philippines.