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We are at the heart of the debate about what works in international development, and how it should be assessed.

By sharing what we know we help to make the field more impactful, accountable and transparent, and its investments open to wider scrutiny. Our publications cover project reports and discussion papers, as well as our thinking on the latest debates.

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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.

Practice Paper

Improving resilience measurement: Learning to adapt – Itad Practice Paper 01

Strengthening resilience is critical if communities are to respond positively to extreme events, climate change and disasters....

Report

Tools and Tips for Implementing Contribution Analysis

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

Report

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...

Report

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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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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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...

Report

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...

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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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A practical handbook for using prizes to help solve development challenges

While innovation inducement prizes have a historic pedigree, particularly in the early development of aviation, they have only...

Report

Methodological report – Impact Evaluation of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa region

Large-scale global migration is a growing reality for people across the globe, with 258 million international migrants...

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A learning-focused assessment of experiences in collecting poverty and disability measures through client exit interviews

Collecting data from service users on personal issues related to reproductive health, living conditions and abilities is...

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Adaptations to social and behaviour change communications – WISH COVID-19 Learning Brief #3

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unique challenges to social and behaviour change communications on sexual and reproductive health...

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Stamping out Slavery in Nigeria Programme and Evaluation

The UK FCDO-funded Stamping out Slavery in Nigeria (SoSiN) programme aims to improve the evidence base on modern slavery and...

Think Piece

Learning to evaluate transformational change – Itad Think Piece 01

We urgently need a low carbon and climate-resilient future. Incremental adaptation may no longer be enough –...

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How can H2H actors develop MEAL ‘systems’?

Humanitarian-to-humanitarian (H2H) actors carry out a range of monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL)...