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Video: Climate crisis and conflict: cross-sector working for sustainable solutions

Tom Gillhespy and Dr. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah explore the need to mainstream climate and ecological concerns into our...

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The value of stability trackers in fragile settings: Lessons from working with the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

Uncertainty is a common characteristic when operating in fragile settings, and economic and health shocks brought on by the...

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Integrated delivery: We know it is needed, so how do we get it?

Tom Gillhespy and Georgina Sinclair reflect on integrated delivery, why it is important, what is holding it back and what good...

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A theory of change for the mine action sector

Itad is co-presenting with the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Dutch MFA some of their work on mine...

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60 seconds with…Betsie Lewis (2021)

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick rundown of what our staff do here at Itad. Read the latest...

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Maximising the value of third party monitoring

COVID-19 has brought greater challenges and complexity to delivering aid, particularly in insecure settings. An external...

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Insights from a geo-spatial study of mine action in Afghanistan

Itad’s George Bowles and Tom Gillhespy will present at a Mine Action Support Group (MASG)’s virtual meeting on 28 May. The...

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Itad at UKES 2021: Evaluation and evaluative thinking

We are looking forward to the UK Evaluation Society conference taking place between 25-27 May online. This year’s theme...

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Itad wins UNICEF award for best cross-cutting evaluation of 2020

Itad’s evaluation of the coverage and quality of UNICEF’s humanitarian response in complex humanitarian emergencies has...

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World Food Programme publishes Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan evaluation

The World Food Programme (WFP) has published the Final Report from Itad’s Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan (2016-2020)...

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Recovering better from COVID-19: Lessons from WASH and protracted crises

Globally, people living in protracted crises represent the ‘last mile’ in terms of reaching the SDGs — they are the most...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Continuing results in development:
the importance of evidence during COVID-19

The COVID-19 (C19) pandemic has had profound effects on lives around the world and will continue to do so for years, if not...

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Evaluation at the humanitarian-development nexus: Lessons from the DRC

Having only joined Itad in late 2019 as a research analyst, I was eager to get out into the field and explore the world of...