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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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Approaches to support the delivery of self-managed medication abortion during COVID-19 – WISH COVID-19 Learning Brief #2

Global health emergencies have a significant indirect impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights, by interrupting...

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UNHCR Country Portfolio Evaluation: Angola (2016-2019)

This report relates to an independent evaluation of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) country operation...

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UNHCR Country Portfolio Evaluation: Iraq

This report relates to an independent evaluation of the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) Country...

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Leveraging high-performing agents to deliver customer value

Throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, innovation is transforming how people conduct financial transactions and live their lives.

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Adaptive programming for global health security programmes

Lessons from the Public Health England International Health Regulations Strengthening Project

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Evaluating the results of innovation prizes for development: reflections and recommendations from practice

The incidence of using prizes (of any kind) to achieve social and development goals is increasing (Evanoff, 2018). And yet...

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Evaluating the value for money of Ideas to Impact’s innovation inducement prizes

From 2014 to 2019, the Ideas to Impact (I2I) action-research programme has been designing, implementing and testing a series...

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Rising to the challenge: How to get the best value from using prizes to drive innovation for development

An innovation inducement prize enables funders to pursue development goals without them having to know in advance which...

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Development of key performance indicators – Final Report

BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) spends part of the overseas aid budget on research and...

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Research for Development indicators: A review of funder practice

The Newton Fund and the GCRF are managed by BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) to promote research...

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Remote training for contraceptive service delivery – WISH COVID-19 Learning Brief #1

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the capacity of organisations to train health providers, jeopardising their...

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Global Evaluation of UNICEF’s WASH Programming in Protracted Crises, 2014–19

This Global Evaluation of UNICEF’s WASH Programming in Protracted Crisis (WiPC) is the first UNICEF global thematic...

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Mobilising private finance through demonstration effects – Compass PE2 Final Report

International Climate Finance (ICF) is a core component of the United Kingdom’s contribution to developed countries’...

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Mobilising private finance through demonstration effects – Compass PE2 Technical Report

The United Kingdom (UK) is firmly committed, alongside other developed countries, to contribute to the mobilisation of US$100...

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Executive Summary: Mobilising private finance through demonstration effects – Compass PE2 Final Report

This is the executive summary of the Compass PE2 final report 'Mobilising private finance through demonstration effects'.

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Evaluation of the World Food Programme Gender Policy (2015-2020)

The WFP (World Food Programme) Gender Policy (2015-2020) was approved in May 2015. The evaluation provides evidence, analysis...