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World Ocean Day: The role of science and MEL in tackling marine litter

Understanding that our relationship with nature is a cycle is the first step towards building back better. For World Ocean...

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Ensuring an effective evaluation process: Reflections from the evaluation of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

It is important for evaluators to remain objective and independent. In our experience at Itad, it is equally important this is...

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Maximising the value of third party monitoring

COVID-19 has brought greater challenges and complexity to delivering aid, particularly in insecure settings. An external...

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Insights from a geo-spatial study of mine action in Afghanistan

Itad’s George Bowles and Tom Gillhespy will present at a Mine Action Support Group (MASG)’s virtual meeting on 28 May. The...

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Building back better: How we are realising the potential of digital technology for MEL

Over this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on our lives, including our ways of working. Technology...

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Webinar on the concept and assessment of ‘health systems strengthening’

Itad’s Natasha Palmer, who is part of the HSS Evaluation Collaborative, spoke at a webinar hosted by ReBUILD for Resilience...

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Adapting to changing objectives in M&E: Lessons from measuring work

As M&E practitioners, we’ve seen it happen many times. Learning and accountability objectives change during the course of a...

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Evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution)

The final report of the evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution) provides insights into FMO’s...

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Itad hosts workshops for emerging evaluators at gLOCAL Evaluation Week 2021

Join us at this year’s gLOCAL Evaluation Week 2021, where we will host two online workshops aimed at young and emerging M&E...

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Evaluation of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the extent to which, and how, GPSDD has contributed to its stated outcomes and goals.

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Itad at UKES 2021: Evaluation and evaluative thinking

We are looking forward to the UK Evaluation Society conference taking place between 25-27 May online. This year’s theme...

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Data collection post-pandemic: Lessons from a year without travel

Safe and ethical data collection overseas has been a challenge across the international development sector since the start of...

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Dane Rogers: Highlights from 28 years at Itad

Dane Rogers, one of Itad’s non-executive directors and member of our Board, has stepped down from his role after 28 years...

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How can evaluation work support greater vaccine equity for COVID-19?

“With just five per cent of the world’s population having received the COVID-19 vaccine, the disparities are clear,”...

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Savings and climate resilience – A review of successes and challenges in current programming

Climate change is the most urgent challenge of our time, and the impacts disproportionately affect people living in poverty.

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Itad wins UNICEF award for best cross-cutting evaluation of 2020

Itad’s evaluation of the coverage and quality of UNICEF’s humanitarian response in complex humanitarian emergencies has...