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Thoughts from the International Association for Impact Assessment conference

Gil Yaron, team leader on our BRACED impact evaluation, reflects on his presentation at the International Association for...

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Expect the unexpected: unanticipated consequences and development programming

You’ll be familiar with the basic logic of development programmes: there’s a serious problem to address; we have designed...

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How and when should evaluation be brought into innovation prizes

Ideas to Impact’s evaluation team reflects on why prizes for development may require a new way of working for evaluators.

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Adaptive social protection: linking theory to reality on the ground

In their recent Working Paper on Shock responsive Social protection, Oxford Policy Management (OPM) suggest that Social...

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Summary: Routes to resilience: lessons from monitoring BRACED

To understand what does and does not work well in building climate and disaster resilience, the BRACED Knowledge Manager...

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Itad’s Realist Evaluation week – Three Lessons from the BRACED session

Dave Wilson reflects on three key lessons the BRACED evaluation team learnt with Gill Westhorp during Itad's Realist...

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Capacity Development 2 – Are You Digitally Competent?

In the latest of our blogs on Capacity Development 2 (CD2), Euphoric Services' Pete Cranston asks the question - are you...

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Viewing Capacity Development through Four Dimensions of Change

In the previous blog I discussed how systems perspectives and complexity make us view capacity development differently. This...

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How systems perspectives make us view capacity development differently

How systems perspectives make us view capacity development differently

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Capacity development: how should we reframe it for the digital age?

What's the latest thinking on capacity development? Do social media and new digital tools play a key role? Read about Itad's...