Global evidence policy units: Department for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, South Africa

Briefing papers
June 2017
Caroline Cassidy and Josephine Tsui

South Africa’s Department for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) assesses the impact of government policies. It aims to make government ministries more accountable, encouraging better public policy-making and service delivery.

This publication is part of a series on global evidence policy units, published by the Knowledge Sector Initiative in Indonesia. It presents key facts about the department: how it was established, how it has evolved, and how it works today.