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Three Itad blogs you might have missed in 2019

Winter holidays are a good time to catch up on some reading. Check out some of our blogs you might have missed in 2019.


From compliance to love with MEL: Supporting busy advocacy organisations to embrace monitoring, evaluation and learning

Isabel Vogel and Stefanie Wallach outline three lessons they identified about how to cross the divide from MEL being about compliance and a chore, to being valued as a way to improve and strengthen advocacy work. These insights were gathered as part of our capacity-building support in monitoring, evaluation and learning to six advocacy organisations focussed on the Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria replenishment.

Rapid evaluations: how an evaluation with a quick turnaround can support adaptive management

How can we deliver high-quality and useful evaluations when time is tight, and the pressure is on? According to Laura Hopkins, rapid evaluations don’t require evaluators to do anything new, we just need to follow the good practices that we already know – find out more with her top five takeaways for conducting evaluations on the fly.

My takeaways from working on the Nigeria National Livestock Transformation Plan and Implementation Framework

As part of our work on the Programme to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL) in Nigeria, Abdulkareem Lawal worked with the Office of the Vice President to develop a Strategy Document for the National Livestock Transformation Plan 2019-2028, and an accompanying implementation plan. Apart from developing deeper insights into the workings of government at the highest levels, he had some important takeaways from the process, which he shared in this blog.

Have we whetted your appetite? There is plenty more to read on our blog.