Accra, Dec 13, GNA –
Ghana Monitoring and Evaluation Forum has held its maiden Ghana Evaluation
Awards to honour organisations and individuals that distinguished themselves in
their line of duty in 2019.
The awards followed
their successful third annual conference held in Accra on the theme: “Over a
decade of promoting M&E in Ghana; Achievements, Challenges and Prospects.”
Apart from the
individuals and organisations, members of the old Advisory Board and Steering
Committee were also awarded for their commitment and dedication to monitoring
Mr Sulley Gariba, a
business Consultant and former Presidential Advisor was awarded lifetime
achievement award in Monitoring and Evaluation, while the 2019 M&E
Personality award was received by Mr Kwabena Agyei Boakye, Chief Director of
the Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation(MoME).
University College received best 2019 Higher Education Institute award, while
the National Development and Planning Commission received the 2019 meritorious
practice of M&E in the Public Sector.
Essel, received the 2019 most
outstanding Young and emerging evaluation award, while the Ministry of
Monitoring and Evaluation received innovation in M&E award, with UNICEF
receiving the best Development Partner to the GMEF award.
Madam Dede Bedu-Addo
Coordinator of GMEF also received a special award for dedication and commitment
to the work of GMEF.
In an address, Mr
William Kwasi Siabi, Deputy Minister for MoME announced that the Ministry would
soon launch Results Fair in January to showcase the performance of government
flagship programmes in the country.
He said they would
also carry out a citizen assessment survey to find out the performance of
government in the past three years.
Dr Nana Opare Gyan,
an official of the NDPC said they had over the years helped in the M&E in
the country and would continue to collaborate with relevant organisations to
ensure that policies and projects were executed according to their