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Adaptive programme management

We are recognised leaders in implementing learning mechanisms that support agile and adaptive programming. Building on our expertise in monitoring systems, we help partners establish feedback loops and reflection processes, and support them to adapt in real-time.

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Why funders need to practice adaptive portfolio management to support systems change

Much like traditional investors, development funders often manage portfolios of investments. But what does it mean to manage a...


Does adaptive programming work in fragile contexts, and why? The case of PERL in Nigeria

We’ve just published a case study based on a fascinating week in Nigeria last summer, exploring what ‘adaptive...


Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings – What works and under what conditions? The Case of PERL, Nigeria

This case study focuses on PERL (Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn) in Nigeria and draws on a conceptual framework (the...


How should donors manage adaptively? Market Systems Development as a case study.

Itad has recently completed a strategic evaluation for Sida to help them work through how they can best manage programmes that...

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MEL Partner for CSSF Eastern Africa (2015-2021)

The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) supports the UK Government’s work in addressing conflict and fragility...


Mobilising for Development Independent Evaluation Manager (IEM)

The M4D evaluation was funded by DFID, conducted by Itad (as the IEM), and ran from 1 November 2014 to 15 May 2018, beginning...


Is my social protection programme ‘shock-responsive’ or ‘adaptive’?

What is adaptive social protection? How does it differ from shock responsive social protection? Why does it matter? These were...


Gatsby Africa: Strategic Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Partnership

Our learning partnership with Gatsby Africa aims to strengthen their ability to learn, adapt and make better programming...


Adaptive Programming in Fragile, Conflict and Violence-Affected Settings – What works and under what conditions? The Case of Pyoe Pin, Myanmar

This paper examines adaptive approaches in aid programming in a fragile, conflict and violence-affected setting (FCVAS),...


Monitoring and Evaluation of DFID’s Support to the Palestinian Authority through the Services, Stability and Reform Programme (SSRP)

Improving health, education and government reform efforts of the Palestinian Authority (PA) are critical to the UK...


Evaluation of the market systems development approach: lessons for expanded use and adaptive management at Sida

Itad has been appointed by Sida to undertake an evaluation of its management of the market systems development (MSD) approach....


Evaluation of The Market Systems Development Approach: Lessons for Expanded Use and Adaptive Management at Sida

The evaluation of Sida's Market System Development projects focuses on management and organisational capacity.


Issues and challenges of assessing the benefits of capacity development – experiences from the M4D programme in northern Nigeria

It is often argued that good governance is possible only when governing institutions perform to certain standards and that...


Three lessons from the 2017 UK Evaluation Society Conference

Itad was well represented at this years’ UK Evaluation Society (UKES) conference


Design of the Democratic Governance Facility

Itad’s Richard Burge led an eight-person team to design a five-year multi-donor governance programme in Uganda. Working...


Six things that help grant-makers learn and adapt

There’s an emerging body of literature identifying key strategies that can both improve learning and enable adaptive...