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Climate change and natural resources

The evaluation and learning work we do to understand climate change, natural resources and resilience helps our partners to use evidence-based findings to make decisions which lead to informed investments and actionable change towards a low carbon, climate-resilient future.

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Report

Savings and climate resilience – A review of successes and challenges in current programming

Climate change is the most urgent challenge of our time, and the impacts disproportionately affect people living in poverty.

Practice Paper

Improving resilience measurement: Learning to adapt – Itad Practice Paper 01

Strengthening resilience is critical if communities are to respond positively to extreme events, climate change and disasters....

News

What works in resilience measurement: Our learning in practice

We are pleased to launch our Practice Papers – a new series of publications where we put our learning into practice. Our...

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Blog

Responding to the climate emergency: How we plan to play our part in greening international development

While the world has been consumed by COVID-19 over the past year, the climate emergency remains the crisis of our times.

News

Mobilising private finance into climate change: Webinar shares evaluation lessons

We were delighted to co-host a webinar on 17 March sharing lessons from the portfolio-level evaluation of the UK’s...

Report

A practical handbook for using prizes to help solve development challenges

While innovation inducement prizes have a historic pedigree, particularly in the early development of aviation, they have only...

Project

Mid-term review of IFAD’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme

Smallholders are on the frontline of climate change. Their livelihoods rely on natural resources that are already affected by...

News

New publication series kicks off with focus on transformational change

We are delighted to launch our Think Pieces – a new series of publications where we explore the challenging questions that...

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 –...

News

The benefits of community-driven development

A new paper published in the Journal of Flood Risk Management explores the costs and benefits of resilience interventions in...

Blog

Can innovation prizes improve lives for the poorest?

After six years, the UKAid-funded Ideas to Impact programme has come to an end, yielding an impressive amount of lessons on...

Report

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...

Report

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...

Report

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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Blog

Mobilising private finance into low-carbon markets: Insights from the UK’s International Climate Finance

To tackle the global climate crisis and achieve a worldwide low-carbon transition, it will be essential to stimulate the...

Report

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’...