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Balancing the UK’s development objectives and national interest: Three lessons for the FCO/DFID merger

There has been wide-ranging debate over the last weeks about the UK Government announcement to merge DFID and FCO into the new FCDO. One concern...

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MSD in disrupted markets: Important lessons from Nepal

Evaluating NMDP-Samarth (Nepal Market Development Programme-Samarth) - Nepal's first MSD (market systems development) programme

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Measuring political access and influence in fragile and conflict-affected settings

Understanding political context and the influence of political interests is critical in delivering national and development objectives. This is...

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Evaluation of the second phase of the Energy, Security and Resource Efficiency in Somaliland programme

Access to clean and affordable energy remains a barrier to economic development in Somaliland where energy consumption per capita is the lowest...

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Evaluation of the UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund

Investment in infrastructure across the Caribbean has supported growth, trade and created new jobs. Ongoing investment is needed to support...

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Provision of MERL Services for CSSF South Asia (2020 – 2022)

The UK’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is designed to provide strategic UK investments that combine a whole-of-government...

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Evaluation of the Global Challenges Research Fund

GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge, world-class research that addresses the challenges faced...

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Evaluation of the development impact of CDC’s infrastructure portfolio

In developing and emerging markets, investments in infrastructure, such as renewable energy, roads, ports and telecoms, can achieve significant...

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Stamping out slavery in Nigeria – MEL Unit

Historically, Nigeria has been seen as a country of origin, transit and destination for human trafficking. Edo State has been labelled the most...

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Building partnerships for global change: Lessons from the China-UK Global Health Support Programme

China is at the centre of many current debates about global governance and will play an important role in global affairs in the coming years,...

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Access to SRH services for persons with disabilities: mapping the evidence

A growing body of evidence shows that persons with disabilities have historically been denied their SRH (sexual and reproductive health) rights,...

News

Journal article shares findings of China-UK Global Health Support Programme evaluation

Findings of the evaluation of the China-UK Global Health Support Programme (GHSP) are shared in a new journal article co-authored by Itad Partner...

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Conflict and coronavirus: What the pandemic means in fragile settings

While all of us at Itad grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 on the countries where we work, for those of us working on conflict, security and...

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Answering questions on the WASH Results Evaluation

Over 180 people from NGOs, funding agencies and research organisations around the world with an interest in WASH and Payment by Results...

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E-panel to share DFID WASH Results Programme evaluation findings

On 15 May 2020 an e-panel featuring Itad’s Katharina Welle will share the findings of the DFID Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Results...

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Learning from evaluating Caribbean anti-corruption agencies published in journal article

A new journal article sharing learning from two Itad evaluations of a UK DFID anti-corruption programme in the Caribbean has been published by...

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Developing indicators for the UK’s aid spend on research and innovation (GCRF and Newton Fund)

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

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Ethics in evaluation: Why it is important

Ethics and safeguarding are increasingly at the centre of evaluation practice. Following the 2019 publication of DFID’s ‘Ethical guidance for...

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Evaluation of the Adaptive Social Protection in the Sahel Programme

Poor and vulnerable people face increased shocks and stresses to their livelihoods. These can be global, such as financial crisis, or localised,...

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Evaluation of Sida’s strategic partnership for humanitarian assistance

Sida works with strategic partners worldwide, including UN agencies and non-governmental organisations, to deliver humanitarian assistance. Each...

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MEL Support for CSSF North Africa

The UK’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is designed to provide strategic UK investments that combine a whole-of-government...

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The fight against deadly pandemics: the importance of strengthening International Health Regulations

With global disease outbreaks becoming increasingly common, the importance of building both the UK and other countries’ capacity to prepare for...

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Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND)

Neglected Topical Diseases (NTDs) are a group of infectious diseases that thrive in poor and often rural settings, affecting 1.6 billion of the...

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Evaluation of the Norwegian aid administration’s approach to portfolio management

Itad and CMI are conducting a utilisation-focused and formative evaluation of the Norwegian aid administration’s (Norad) approach to portfolio...