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ADE has been ISO 9001 certified for more than 10 years. A quality process structures the production of all services, from the moment the work begins until its approval by the client. Download the quality manual

Created in 1990, ADE is a private consulting company that delivers objective and independent services to assist private and public decision-makers in the formulation of rational economic decisions and in monitoring their implementation. ADE intervenes at every stage of the decision-making process: from problem analysis and advisory studies, to support in the formulation, in the monitoring and in the evaluation of strategies/policies/programmes. Learn more...

Celebration of our 25th anniversary
Link to the event and panel discussion on "Economic governance: the key to development?"

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Through the Methodological and Knowledge Sharing - MKS programme, ADE assists the European Commission (EC) in improving the quality of EC external assistance by providing EC staff in headquarters and delegations with methodological support, training on operational aspects and innovative capacity development activities, including support to the development and content of the capacity4dev platform. Capacity4dev.eu is a growing online community for development practitioners and in the three years of its existence, it has grown to become the primary online knowledge sharing resource for the Commission on development matters. It provides an open forum for Commission staff, partner countries, other donors, researchers and civil society representatives to share ideas and expertise.
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ADE has released a 5’ video on the methodological approach used for a recent Impact Evaluation . It relates to a water supply project in rural area in Peru.

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The video may be accessed here.

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What does the future hold for impact evaluation in the Belgian NGO sector? The lessons from four case studies.
The synthesis report is now available as well as the reports of the 4 case studies...
ADE is involved in a big research program on Economic Development & Institutions (EDI)
ADE, Namur University, Paris School of Economics and OPM are partners to lead this innovative research program funded by DFID...
Renewal of ADE as lead contractor for a framework contract for complex strategic evaluations with the EU’s DG DEVCO
ADE consolidates for future years its leading position in Europe on complex strategic evaluations of public policies and programmes...
Séminaire final de l’Évaluation de la coopération de l’UE avec le Tchad
A N’Djamena, devant près de 80 participants, a eu lieu le 24 novembre 2015 le séminaire de présentation et de discussion des résultats de cette évaluation globale..
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2 TRAINEES to support our Evaluation Department
Country: BELGIUM
Deadline: 15.07.2016
Start Date: 1.08.2016
Duration: Summer for 4 to 6 months
Expert Sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle
Deadline: 31.12.2016
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Expert in public administration expert
Deadline: 31.12.2016
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Legal Expert/Election missions
Deadline: 31.12.2016
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