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Power Analysis: A Practical Guide

This guide, published by Sida, offers practical advice and resources for those wanting to bring an understanding of power into development cooperation, whether in the stages of analysing context, developing strategy, designing a programme, selecting partners or delivering results.

Tools for Analysing Power in Multi-stakeholder Processes

This toolbox is a collection of existing tools which are offered to participants of the Power in MSP learning trajectory.

Supernatural Belief and the Evaluation of Faith-based Peacebuilding

This briefing paper explains how Outcome Harvesting, as a utilization-focused approach that is complexity-sensitive, participatory and qualitative, could be used to evaluate faith-based reconciliation.

Shaping the Future of Global Food Systems: A Scenarios Analysis

"Food systems are central to human societies. Can we rely on them to feed 8.5 billion people in 2030 nutritiously and sustainably?"

This report presents scenarios for the future of global food systems. It aims to provoke and challenge leaders to think in new ways about what the future may bring and to motivate action on the key issues that will shape that future.

Evaluation Standards for Latin America and the Caribbean

The evaluation standards for Latin America and the Caribbean were developed by a task force of the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Evaluation (ReLAC), with support by DEval’s Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Project FOCEVAL.

Blog: Evaluations that make a difference. Evaluations stories around the world

"Evaluations that make a difference" is a collection of eight evaluation stories from around the world which is one of the first pieces of systematic research looking at factors that contribute to high quality evaluations that are used by stakeholders to improve programs and improve people’s lives.

The Practioner Hub for Inclusive Business: On the role of partnerships in delivering inclusive business

Inclusive business is rarely business as usual. Companies in mature markets rely on a supporting physical infrastructure (roads, water, electricity); a skilled, healthy, educated workforce; access to a reliable supply chain; and knowing the right products and services for the market and customers who can afford them. Inclusive business usually occurs in immature markets where companies cannot rely on any of these factors being in place.

How do we know if a program made a difference? A guide to statistical methods for program impact evaluation

Authors: Peter M. Lance,  David K. Guilkey, Aiko Hattori & Gustavo Angeles (for MEASURE Evaluation)
Publication date: 2014

There is a long-running, vigorous and evolving methodological debate about the appropriate or optimal way to evaluate the impact of a program. This manual strives not to convince readers of the merits of one particular alternative or another, but instead simply to present the various options in as approachable a fashion as possible and then let them decide for themselves where they stand. In other words, it strives to be impartial.

FANTA: Anthropometric Indicators Measurement Guide

Author: Bruce Cogill (for FANTA III)
Publication date: March 2003

This guide provides information on anthropometric impact indicators and annual monitoring indicators for maternal and child health/child survival and income-related activities. The guide focuses on the collection and reporting of indicators to improve program management and document program progress.

ILAC Brief 26: Making causal claims

Author: John Mayne
Publication date: 2012

An ongoing challenge in evaluation is the need to make credible causal claims linking observed results to the actions of interventions. This ILAC Brief argues the need for a different perspective on causality, where interventions are seen as contributory causes to certain results.