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Effective Institutions and Good Governance for Development

Evidence on progress and the role of aid

By // Julia Betts, Helen Wedgwood       Date // December 2011


Evaluation Methodologies

A brief review of Meta-evaluation, Systematic Review and Synthesis Evaluation methodologies and their applicability to complex evaluations within the context of international development

By // Kristin Olsen, Sheelagh O'Reilly       Date // June 2011


Effective remote consulting

Delivering high quality consulting with lower carbon emissions

By // Marika Weinhardt       Date // November 2010


Most Significant Change in practice

Video and learning note looking at the use of MSC within a large evaluation

By // IOD PARC       Date // November 2010


Learning to make space for qualitative indicators

Including a look at strategies for opening up performance management to qualitative indicators

By // Joseph Barnes       Date // October 2010


A useful framework for understanding ethics in the evaluation function of development organisations

A brief overview of an analytical framework for understanding ethical evaluation within development organisations

By // Joseph Barnes       Date // March 2010


Lesson Learning / Promoting Uptake and Use of Evaluation Evidence by Policy and Decision Makers

By // Julianna Hyjek       Date // January 2010


An Introduction to Results Based Monitoring for Country Programmes

Overview of Results Based Management (RBM), originally produced for Swiss Development Cooperation

By // IOD PARC       Date // 2006


Utilisation focused evaluation

Brief note setting out some central considerations that will help to ensure an evaluation is used and is influential within your organisation

By // Achim Engelhardt       Date // July 2005


Country Programme Performance Management

How results-based approaches to M&E can play a critical role in managing the effective delivery of donor aid programmes

By // Julian Gayfer, Kari Sann       Date // 2005


Managing for Development Results: Demystifying the Concepts

A brief overview of the key terms and principles of Results Based Management (RBM)

By // IOD PARC       Date // 2005


Working in Partnership: Evaluating our ability to influence and achieve better policy outcomes

Key learning points from an IOD PARC seminar that looked at international development partnerships

By // IOD PARC       Date // 2005


The search for the end of the rainbow – is impact assessment possible?

Discussion piece looking at the impact assessment of international development interventions

By // Juliet Pierce       Date // March 2004


How logframe approaches could facilitate the planning and management of humanitarian approaches

An early, detailed look at potential applications of logframes during humanitarian and emergency responses, originally produced for the World Food Programme in 2001

By // Bernard Broughton       Date // 2001