The South Asian Journal of Evaluation in Practice is the first of its kind with a focus on the Practice of Evaluation in the South Asian region. It has been promoted as an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that would solicit contributions from academics as well as practitioners on research and practice of evaluation in South Asia. It is envisioned that the journal would be reviewed, abstracted and indexed by EBSCO database and the likes. It is also envisaged that the journal would be a pioneer in facilitating contextual knowledge building as well as knowledge sharing on theory and practice of evaluation. The journal would enhance and update knowledge of theorists, practitioners and users to ameliorate evaluation effectiveness for better delivery of development results. The journal would include:

Full length papers on research and practice of evaluation in South Asia.
Articles on theory, practice and use of evaluation in regional context.
Book reviews relevant to evaluation practice in South Asia.

The journal would bring to the readers state-of-art research and latest practice with regional perspective covering an array of sectors viz. Livelihoods, Population, Health and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Natural Resource Management, Climate Change, Gender, etc. The interdisciplinary journal would cover topics that would include but would not be limited to:

Evaluation in practice.
Challenges in designing and implementing evaluations.
Evaluation theory and latest advancements.
Development in evaluation methodologies.
Evaluation capacity building.
Ethics and standards.
Meta evaluations.
Evaluation and development effectiveness.
Evidence based policy formulation.

During the first year, the journal would be published print and electronically only with two annual issues in November-December and May-June. From second year, it would be published quarterly: March, June, September and December. From the second year, it would also be available in hard prints. The first two issues of the journal would be complimentary in the promotion towards expectations of its wider circulation among various stakeholders involved in evaluations.

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