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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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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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Outcome achievements in the WASH Results Programme: data and insights

WASH Results Programme learning brief #1

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Setting and monitoring outcome targets in WASH programmes

WASH Results Programme learning brief #2

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Reaching the vulnerable and working in fragile contexts

WASH Results Programme learning brief # 3

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Experiences in WASH systems strengthening

WASH Results Programme learning brief #4

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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: Iraq

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

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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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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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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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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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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...