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How to measure the progress and impact of champion building strategies

Our final champion building blog looks at how to measure the progress and impact of champions against your advocacy goals.

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Champion building for advocacy: supporting champions for sustainable partnerships

The third blog in our series explores how to design support packages for champions to maintain successful, long-term...

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Champion building for advocacy: what is it and when to use it?

Champion building seeks to identify and empower individuals to act as advocates for change. Our new blog series asks the key...

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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...

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How can funders achieve systems change?

Many funders are adopting a systems change perspective to solve the world's most pressing social and environmental problems....

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Lessons for applying contribution analysis to advocacy impact evaluation

Are you trying to evaluate the impact of your advocacy work? Are time and resource constraints making it difficult? Our...

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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...

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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...

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MSD in disrupted markets: Important lessons from Nepal

Evaluating NMDP-Samarth (Nepal Market Development Programme-Samarth) - Nepal's first MSD (market systems development) programme

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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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From compliance to love with MEL: Supporting busy advocacy organisations to embrace monitoring, evaluation and learning

Over the course of our work with advocacy organisations, we’ve identified three insights about how to cross the divide from...

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Changing a Theory of Change: six important lessons from our work with iDSI

In this Itad blog, Laura Hopkins and Stefanie Wallach explore six lessons we've learnt when it comes to changing a theory of...

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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...

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Reflections on evaluating integrated rural development

The latest IDS Bulletin ‘The Millennium Villages: Lessons on Evaluating Integrated Rural Development‘ brings together a...

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Can We Demonstrate the Difference that Norwegian Aid Makes?

Can Norway demonstrate the difference that its aid money makes in developing countries? This is the question that Itad was...