• 15-April-2014

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    Rapid Review of Embedding Evaluation in UK Department for International Development

    Since 2009/10, there has been a drive within the Department for International Development (DFID)to strengthen the evidence base upon which policy and programme decisions are made. The primary purpose of this review is to inform DFID and the international development evaluation community of the progress made and the challenges and opportunities encountered in embedding evaluation across the organisation.

  • 22-May-2012

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    Broadening the range of designs and methods for impact evaluations

    This is a study report dealing with difficult methodological and theoretical challenges faced by those who wish to evaluate the impacts of international development policies.

  • 23-November-2011

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    ICAI's Approach to Effectiveness and Value for Money

    With a strong focus on the impact for intended beneficiaries and the robustness of delivery approaches, the report establishes a set of guiding criteria for whether aid is fit for purpose and being used to tackle the most important issues.

  • 11-September-2008

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    Monitoring policy dialogue: lessons from a pilot study

    ‘Policy dialogue’ with other development partners has become an increasingly important part of DFID’s work, particularly as DFID’s focus has moved to tackling wider development challenges such as growth, conflict, climate change and reforming the international system.