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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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


How systems perspectives make us view capacity development differently

How systems perspectives make us view capacity development differently


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...