Participatory Impact Assessment (1998)

Participatory Impact Assessment: A Report on a DFID Funded ActionAid Research Project on Methods and Indicators for Measuring the Impact of Poverty Reduction. Goyder, Hugh, Rick Davies, Winkie Williamson, and ActionAid (Organization). 1998. ActionAid. This does not seem to be available online anywhere, so I have scanned a copy to make it available as a … Continue reading “Participatory Impact Assessment (1998)”

Human Rights and Impact Assessment

Special Issue of Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Volume 31, Issue 2, 2013 Boele, Richard, and Christine Crispin. 2013. “What Direction for Human Rights Impact Assessments?” Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 31 (2): 128–134. doi:10.1080/14615517.2013.771005. Collins, Nina, and Alan Woodley. 2013. “Social Water Assessment Protocol: a Step Towards Connecting Mining, Water and Human Rights.” Impact … Continue reading “Human Rights and Impact Assessment”

Participatory Impact Assessment: A guide for practitioners

Andrew Catley – John Burns – Dawit Abebe – Omeno Suji, Feintein International Centre, Tufts University, 2008. Available as pdf “Purpose of this guide The Feinstein International Center has been developing and adapting participatory approaches to measure the impact of livelihoods based interventions since the early nineties. Drawing upon this experience, this guide aims to … Continue reading “Participatory Impact Assessment: A guide for practitioners”

a one day event designed to explore impact assessment …

Date: Thursday 2nd July 2009 Venue: London EGO – Empowering Grassroots Organisations would like to invite you to…a one day event designed to explore impact assessment with leading speakers from the Third Sector On Thursday 2nd July 2009 in London, empACT will take on three key areas; we will: · explore the outcomes of impact … Continue reading “a one day event designed to explore impact assessment …”

Participatory Impact Assessment: a Guide for Practitioners

The Feinstein International Center has been developing and adapting participatory approaches to measure the impact of livelihoods based interventions since the early nineties. Drawing upon this experience, the guide aims to provide practitioners with a broad framework for carrying out project level Participatory Impact Assessments (PIA) of livelihoods interventions in the humanitarian sector. Other than … Continue reading “Participatory Impact Assessment: a Guide for Practitioners”

Impact assessment: Drivers, dilemmas and deliberations

Prepared for Sightsavers International by Jennifer Chapman & Antonella Mancini jenny.chapman@tiscali.co.uk antonella.mancini@blueyonder.co.uk 9 pages 10th April 2008 “This paper investigates key debates and issues around impact assessment and performance measurement for UK development NGOs. It was originally written for Sightsavers to stimulate debate and thinking among staff, Board and senior management team. This version has … Continue reading “Impact assessment: Drivers, dilemmas and deliberations”

Impact Assessment: Training to be provided by INTRAC

Date: 07 May 2008 – 09 May 2008 Venue: London, UK Training event organised by INTRAC Course fee: £475.00 Number of days: 3 Description: With increased pressures on delivery and accountability, the need has never been greater for Civil Society and other development organisations to assess the long-term impact of their work. In three fruitful … Continue reading “Impact Assessment: Training to be provided by INTRAC”

Process Tracing and Bayesian updating for impact evaluation

Befani, B., & Stedman-Bryce, G. (2016). Process Tracing and Bayesian updating for impact evaluation. Evaluation, 1356389016654584. http://doi.org/10.1177/1356389016654584 . Abstract: Commissioners of impact evaluation often place great emphasis on assessing the contribution made by a particular intervention in achieving one or more outcomes, commonly referred to as a ‘contribution claim’. Current theory-based approaches fail to provide evaluators … Continue reading “Process Tracing and Bayesian updating for impact evaluation”

A Review of Umbrella Fund Evaluation – Focusing on Challenge Funds

This is a Specialist Evaluation and Quality Assurance Service – Service Request Report, authored by Lydia Richardson with David Smith and Charlotte Blundy of TripleLine, in October 2015. A pdf copy is available As this report points out, Challenge Funds are common means of funding development aid projects but they have not received the evaluation attention they … Continue reading “A Review of Umbrella Fund Evaluation – Focusing on Challenge Funds”

IFAD Evaluation manual (2nd ed.)

“The [Dec 2015]  Evaluation Manual contains the core methodology that the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) uses to conduct its evaluations. It has been developed based on the principles set out in the IFAD Evaluation Policy, building on international good evaluation standards and practice. This second edition incorporates new international evaluative trends and … Continue reading “IFAD Evaluation manual (2nd ed.)”