Human Rights and Impact Assessment

Friday, June 14th, 2013

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 ...

Oxfam study of MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING IN NGO ADVOCACY

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Findings from Comparative Policy Advocacy MEL Review Project by Jim Coe and Juliette Majot | February 2013. Oxfam and ODI Executive Summary & Full text available as pdf "For organizations committed to social change, advocacy often figures as a crucial strategic element. How to assess effectiveness in advocacy is, therefore, important. The usefulness ...

PROCESS TRACING: Oxfam’s Draft Protocol

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Undated, but possibly 2012. Available as pdf Background: "Oxfam GB has adopted a Global Performance Framework.  Among other things, this framework involves the random selection of samples of closing or sufficiently mature projects under six outcome areas each year and rigorously evaluating their performance.  These are referred to as Effectiveness Reviews.  ...

Oxfam GB’s new Global Performance Framework + their Effectiveness Review reports

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Summary of 2011/12 findings and lessons learned (4MB) Effectiveness Reviews methodology (514kB) "As some of you will be aware, we have been working to develop and implement Oxfam GB's new Global Performance Framework - designed to enable us to be accountable to a wide range of stakeholders and get better at understanding ...

Can we obtain the required rigour without randomisation? Oxfam GB’s non-experimental Global Performance Framework

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Karl Hughes, Claire Hutchings, August 2011. 3ie Working Paper 13. Available as pdf. [found courtesy of @3ieNews] Abstract "Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in the international development sector need credible, reliable feedback on whether their interventions are making a meaningful difference but they struggle with how they can practically access it. Impact evaluation is research ...