COST Action project PlatfoRm OF policy Evaluation community for improvED EU policies and Better ACKnowledgement (PROFEEDBACK)

As a member of the steering group and vice-chair of the working group, MDI is participating in a European networking and training project for regional development evaluators, which received four years of COST Action funding. The aim of the project is to support the networking of the European evaluation community, to highlight the importance of evaluation research and to support knowledge-based decision-making. The project has three working groups: 1) theoretical starting points for evaluation, 2) quantitative methods and data collection and 3) qualitative and participatory methods. During the project, conferences, training, summer schools were organised and publications will be produced to increase assessment skills.