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Poverty and livelihoods

Our work seeks to understand what works in which contexts to best enable people and communities to enhance their capabilities, assets and activities. From understanding how social protection can act as a safety net for increasing human potential, and protect vulnerable people from risks and shocks, to measuring the impact of integrated development programming, our work helps to ensure interventions maximise their impact and support vulnerable people.

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Mugu-Humla Link Road Household Baseline Survey (2019)

This report provides the results of two rounds of household surveys conducted between May and July 2019 that together provide...


Nepal Rural Access Programme – CONNECT Component Review

CONNECT is a component part of the Nepal Rural Access Programme Phase 3 (RAP3), one of the longest-standing and largest...

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...


Developing indicators for the UK’s aid spend on research and innovation (GCRF and Newton Fund)

BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) spends part of the overseas aid budget on research and...


Evaluation of the Adaptive Social Protection in the Sahel Programme

Poor and vulnerable people face increased shocks and stresses to their livelihoods. These can be global, such as financial...


Independent Evaluation of the UNICEF Ethiopia, Adolescent Nutrition Wash Education Joint Programme

Across the world, it is now recognised that adolescence is an important second window of opportunity for physical and...

Pierre Townsend

Principal Consultant

Pierre Townsend is a Principal Consultant with expertise in humanitarian, resilience and stability programming in fragile and...


RAP-3 Endline Impact Assessment Report 2019

The independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning component of the third phase of DFID Nepal’s Rural Access Programme...


School Health and Nutrition Portfolio Evaluation for Dubai Cares

Millions of school-age children are affected by serious, yet easily treatable and preventable, illnesses, which inhibit their...


Evaluation of the World Food Programme’s Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan

Itad is evaluating the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Country Strategic Plan (CSP) for Bangladesh between 2016 and 2020,...


Synergies in SDGs: How holistic monitoring can support global goals

I recently attended a workshop at the Vitol Foundation presenting initial results of a multi-disciplinary research team from...


Lessons from an ex-post evaluation – and why we should do more of them

Even as evaluation specialists, rarely do we get the chance to carry out ex-post evaluations. We recently carried out an...


Adaptive Social Protection: Independent evaluation of the World Bank ASP programme

This document is the Summary Report of the Synthesis of the second-round evaluation completed by Itad in Oct 2017 as part of...


Final Evaluation Report: FoodTrade East and Southern Africa

The FTESA report is now live on our website. Check out the five-year regional programme, that supported food staples market...


FoodTrade East and Southern Africa Final Evaluation: Key findings, lessons and recommendations

Summarising the FoodTrade East and Southern Africa final evaluation, you can now read the key findings and how the FTESA aimed...


Evaluation of Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE)

Itad, in partnership with BOP consulting, is leading the evaluation of an ambitious, two-year pilot programme from the British...