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Evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution)

The final report of the evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution) provides insights into FMO’s...

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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.

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Human-centered design in international development: A review of what works and what doesn’t

Human-centered design (HCD) is a creative problem-solving approach that puts the customer or beneficiary at the centre, with...

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Leveraging high-performing agents to deliver customer value

Throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, innovation is transforming how people conduct financial transactions and live their lives.

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Savings evidence map synthesis report: 2021 update

Itad has developed the evidence map presented in this document as part of the Mastercard Foundation Savings Learning Lab.

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Savings evidence map synthesis report summary: 2021 update

Itad has developed the evidence map presented in this document as part of the Mastercard Foundation Savings Learning Lab.

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Expanding Financial Inclusion in Africa

This brief describes the findings of an ex-post evaluation of the Mastercard Foundation-funded Expanding Financial Inclusion...

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Savings for youth: a review of evidence

This report is based on an in-depth review of 44 studies that examine the effects of a range of youth savings initiatives. The...

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A brief introduction: Contribution Analysis and Bayesian Confidence Updating

This paper provides an introduction to contribution analysis and outlines how it establishes whether or not an intervention or...

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Inception Report: Study of CDC’s mobilisation of private investment

This Inception Report describes our proposed approach to the longitudinal evaluation of CDC’s ability to mobilise private...

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Nesta Impact Investments – Impact Strategy Audit Report

Itad conducted an Impact Strategy Audit of Nesta Impact Investments (NII). This assessed their use of the strategy and...

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Savings count: Trends in access, use and the ecosystem of savings in Sub-Saharan Africa

The consistent use of financial services can help the world’s poorest people better manage risks, step out of poverty and...

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Briefing paper – Savings count: Trends in access, use and the ecosystem of savings in sub-Saharan Africa

The consistent use of financial services can help the world’s poorest people better manage risks, step out of poverty and...

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Summary Paper: Retrospective Impact Assessment 2005-2015, Financial Sector Deepening Trust Tanzania

During 2016, Itad, in association with MicroSave, undertook an impact assessment of Financial Sector Deepening Trust...

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Final Report: Retrospective Impact Assessment 2005-2015, Financial Sector Deepening Trust Tanzania

During 2016, Itad, in association with MicroSave, undertook an impact assessment of FSDT’s programme of work from 2005 to 2015.