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We generate evidence around what does and doesn’t work for achieving sustainability across the water sector. We carry out evaluations to help our partners refine their strategies, and work with partners to improve their monitoring, data systems and feedback loops for reaching outcomes.

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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...


Using Innovation Inducement Prizes for Development: What more has been learned?

The main purpose of I2I’s evaluations is to find out for what purposes and in which settings IIPs are particularly useful in...


Global Evaluation of UNICEF’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programming in Protracted Crises, 2014-2019 

The average humanitarian crisis, which requires a UN-coordinated response, lasts more than nine years. Vulnerability in such...

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Building resilience in the humanitarian-development nexus: The Community Flood Resilience Project, Kakuma, Kenya

This case study is for a broad audience of practitioners and decision-makers working in the resilience area. It explores how...

Eve Mackinnon


Eve Mackinnon is a water, sanitation and hygiene and natural resources consultant using evidence-based approaches to...


60 seconds with…Joseph Thompson

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


Independent monitoring and verification of the Accelerating Sanitation, Water and Hygiene for All (ASWA II) Programme

Accelerating access to drinking water and household sanitation is key to achieving the sustainable development goals and DFID...


The Second Phase of Providing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support to the Global Resilience Partnership

Since 2016, Itad has supported the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) as a learning partner to help ensure it reaches its...


Beyond a burden: what value does verification offer?

Police officers, auditors, teachers marking homework and giving out detentions – just some of the unfavourable analogies we...


Truly exceptional? Handling misfortune within Payment by Results

An exceptional event or a predictable adversity? The difference matters more in a Payment by Results (PbR) setting, as this...


Assessment of Co-op/One Foundation WASH projects

Itad were asked by Co-op to undertake an independent social impact assessment of Co-op’s partnership with The One...


Understanding the impact of Co-op funded WASH projects in Southern Malawi

What changes have resulted from the Co-op’s investment in water projects in Malawi? This was the central question for our...


60 seconds with…Ben Harris

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 our experience of DFID’s results agenda

As verifiers of a DFID Results Based Finance programme, ODI’s research on the UK’s results agenda prompted us to reflect...


Why is it so hard to measure handwashing with soap?

As Global Handwashing Day approaches, the WASH Results MV team explores the challenges of verifying changes in handwashing...


What can we learn from the Government Outcomes Lab?

Learning Advisor Catherine Fisher investigates a new research centre on outcomes-based commissioning and finds plenty of...