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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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Executive Summary: Evaluation of Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme: Summative Phase Two

The Department for International Development (DFID) invested £54.6 million into a humanitarian innovation and evidence...

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A360 MTR Spotlight 1: Lessons from evaluating A360

This brief draws out lessons from the A360 Mid-Term Review, on evaluating a program developed through human-centred design.

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A360 MTR Spotlight 2: The A360 experience of Human Centered Design

Adolescents 360 (A360) is a four-year, $30 million initiative (2016 – 2020) to increase adolescent girls’ access to and...

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A360 MTR Spotlight 3: Meaningful Youth Engagement

This brief draws out lessons from the Mid-Term Review on the role of youth engagement in A360. Despite attempts to standardize...

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A360 MTR Spotlight 4: Service providers – the battle to serve

This brief draws out lessons from the Mid-Term Review on the challenges service providers face in delivering quality...

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Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings. What Works and Under What Conditions? The Case of Institutions for Inclusive Development, Tanzania

Adaptive Management involves a dynamic interaction between three elements: delivery, programming and governance. This case...

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Learning from mapping MLE capacity for advocacy

This learning paper pulls together our thinking and provides simple lessons for MEL partners and funders on how to support...

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Savings for youth: a review of evidence

This report is based on an in-depth review of 44 studies that examine the effects of a range of youth savings initiatives. The...

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Corporate thematic evaluation of UN Women’s contribution to governance and national planning

This evaluation, planned under UN Women’s corporate evaluation plan1, focuses on UN Women’s contribution to Governance and...

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In brief: Corporate evaluation of UN Women’s contribution to governance and national planning

This evaluation, planned under UN Women’s corporate evaluation plan1, focuses on UN Women’s contribution to Governance and...

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Midterm Review of the Adolescents 360 Program

This midterm review synthesizes evaluation findings from the design phase of A360, drawing together insights from an ongoing...

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A360 Evaluation Mid-Term Review Summary

This is a visual summary of the Midterm Review of the Adolescents 360 Program, which draws together insights from an ongoing...

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A4EA: The Case for an Adaptive Approach to Empowerment and Accountability Programming in Fragile Settings

This A4EA paper brings together three case studies of large Department for International Development (DFID) governance...

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A brief introduction: Contribution Analysis and Bayesian Confidence Updating

This paper provides an introduction to contribution analysis and outlines how it establishes whether or not an intervention or...

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Evaluation of Gavi’s Gender Policy

This report presents the findings from the evaluation of Gavi’s 2013 Gender Policy. The evaluation was conducted by Itad in...

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Inception Report: Study of CDC’s mobilisation of private investment

This Inception Report describes our proposed approach to the longitudinal evaluation of CDC’s ability to mobilise private...