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Research impact

Through our evaluation, learning and strategy services we support our partners to maximise the impact of their research to ensure that it is used, informs learning, and impacts policy and practice. By working on research supply and demand, we help our partners build effective evidence ecosystems that support sustainable development.

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Evaluation of Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme: Summative Phase Two

The Department for International Development (DFID) invested £54.6 million into a humanitarian innovation and evidence...

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Executive Summary: Evaluation of Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme: Summative Phase Two

The Department for International Development (DFID) invested £54.6 million into a humanitarian innovation and evidence...

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The complex reality of evaluation independence

An article in the Guardian got us thinking about the importance of independence in evaluation, and what ‘independence’...

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External Review of Enabling the Business of Agriculture

This document describes the findings of an independent review of the Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project. The...

Blog

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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GCRF Evaluation Foundation Stage: Final Report

This is the Final Report for the Foundation Stage evaluation of the GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund). 

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Evaluation of The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) – Foundation Stage

The Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF), run by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is a...

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Supporting Partnerships for Accountability and Civil Engagement (SPACE): Evidence and Learning

Itad is undertaking an impact evaluation of DFID's Supporting Partnerships for Accountability and Civil Engagement Programme...

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Annexes for the Final Evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) programme

This document contains the annexes to the full report 'Final Evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence...

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How can capacity building improve how policy makers use evidence?

Itad has just finished a three-year realist evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) programme –...

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Final Evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) Programme

This report presents summative findings from the independent realist evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research...

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Executive Summary: Final Evaluation of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) Programme

This is the Executive Summary of the final report of the evaluation of the  Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence...

Helen Bailey

Senior Consultant

Helen Bailey is an evaluator with ten years’ experience in international development. She works on markets, financial...

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Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS) Evaluation

The Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS), was a five-year (2013-2018) programme which aimed to increase...

Blog

The irony of evaluation – thoughts from the annual UKES conference

My initial reaction to my first UKES conference was that it all seemed slightly ironic that a group of dedicated evaluation...

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External Review of the Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA)

The Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) is a World Bank Group study collecting unique data on the regulations that...