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Tools and Tips for Implementing Contribution Analysis

A learning brief published with the Center for Evaluation Innovation sharing lessons on applying contribution analysis to...

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Lessons for applying contribution analysis to advocacy impact evaluation

Are you trying to evaluate the impact of your advocacy work? Are time and resource constraints making it difficult? Our...

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International Women’s Day and gender mainstreaming

International Women’s Day (IWD), as always, provides an excellent reference point for stocktaking global progress on gender...

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World Food Programme publishes Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan evaluation

The World Food Programme (WFP) has published the Final Report from Itad’s Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan (2016-2020)...

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Why human-centered design (HCD) doesn’t always work for international development

A critical look at the use of HCD and what types of problems and organizations are best and worst suited for this method

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Mobilising private finance into climate change: Webinar shares evaluation lessons

We were delighted to co-host a webinar on 17 March sharing lessons from the portfolio-level evaluation of the UK’s...

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Digital platforms – WISH COVID-19 Learning Brief #4

COVID-19 has disrupted facility-based SRHR services in many countries with reduced face-face contact, leading to increased...

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Itad at the International Realist Conference 2021

Itad joined the International Realist Conference 2021 in February. We presented our work on the HMG Climate Change Compass...

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How can H2H actors measure outcomes and impact?

The MEAL Advisory Group (MAG) of the H2H Network held a joint learning session 10th December 2020 focused on how to capture...

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Three blogs you might have missed in 2020

January is a good time to take stock and reflect on the previous year. Here are some of our blogs you might have missed in 2020.

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Human-centered design in international development: A review of what works and what doesn’t

Human-centered design (HCD) is a creative problem-solving approach that puts the customer or beneficiary at the centre, with...

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What works in human-centered design in international development

The Savings Learning Lab have published a review of human-centered design (HCD) and how it is applied in international...

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Evaluation of Bangladesh WFP Country Strategic Plan 2016 – 2019

This evaluation was commissioned to provide evaluative evidence for accountability and learning to inform the design of the...

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Learning to go virtual: Our highlights from the WISH Learning Event

In early December 2020, Itad facilitated the annual Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) Programme Learning Event. In our...

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Coordination and alignment with relevant global and UK International Health Regulations: Lessons from the Public Health England International Health Regulations Strengthening Project

This is the second Learning Brief to pull out areas of interest to a wide range of people in the global health security sector...

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Mid-point evaluation of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) – Final Report

Itad has been contracted by UK-PHRST to conduct an external performance evaluation and independent monitoring (PE&IM) of the...