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Learning at the speed of trust: building monitoring, evaluation and learning capacity

Learnings from an innovative programme providing flexible tailored support to meet six organisations ‘where they were’ to...


Anti-corruption in Nigeria: Lessons and recommendations for future programming

Lessons from the Anti-Corruption in Nigeria (ACORN) project and recommendations for future programming


Ensuring an effective evaluation process: Reflections from the evaluation of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

It is important for evaluators to remain objective and independent. In our experience at Itad, it is equally important this is...

birds and barbed wire representing slavery

The UK’s approach to tackling modern-day slavery in Nigeria: Five missed opportunities

I recently read the ICAI review of the UK’s approach to tackling modern-day slavery through the aid programme and it led me...

human trafficking and unsafe migration

Tackling human trafficking: Lessons from the Stamping out Slavery in Nigeria project

Modern-day slavery is still a prevalent practice in Nigeria, with Edo State at the centre of human trafficking. The UK...


AVANTI in 2020: Adapting to the new normal

In 2020, AVANTI had to adapt to the new normal like many other projects that previously relied on international travel. The...


MEL in the time of COVID-19 in Nigeria: Ways to adapt

I was recently on a webinar panel anchored by ActionAid, which looked at adapting Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) during and...


E-panel on adapting M&E during and after COVID-19 to feature Itad expert

Itad Principal Consultant Abdulkareem Lawal will speak on an e-panel hosted by ActionAid Nigeria on ‘Adapting Monitoring and...

evidence during covid 19

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...


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...


60 seconds with…Chris Perry

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


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...


Learning how to create a culture of learning

When we evaluated how the Norwegian Aid Administration practised Results-Based Management (RBM) earlier this year, one of our...


60 seconds with…Ekaterina Shaleva

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what...


Reflections on Itad’s work to promote the equitable participation of people with disabilities in issues that affect them

The UK government has successfully co-hosted its first ever Global Disability Summit to boost efforts to assist people with...


Measuring the impacts of capacity development: four things to consider

In my first blog on our experiences from the DFID-funded Mobilising for Development (M4D) programme, I looked at the...