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Author / Copyright Holder: InterAction
With financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation, InterAction developed a four-part series of guidance notes and webinars on impact evaluation. The purpose of the series is to build the capacity of NGOs (and others) to demonstrate effectiveness by increasing their understanding of and ability to conduct high quality impact evaluation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: United Network of Young Peacebuilders
The research report provides a strong basis for a better understanding of current Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning  (MEL) processes and practices in youth peace organisations in Europe and what needs to be done to improve them....
Author / Copyright Holder: Melina Heinrich, the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
How can you measure the achievements of private sector development in conflict-affected environments?  In this post Melina Heinrich introduces the updated DCED guidlines designed to answer this exact question!  From providing practical tips to offering an eight-part framework for measuring and managing results, this is an overview you will not want to miss! ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ben Fowler and Adam Kessler for the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
The paper provides guidance for measuring results in conflict affected environments (CAEs) using the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement.  Since 2008, the DCED Standard has been implmented by numerous private sector development (PSD) projects across Africa and Asia, and has helped monitor progress towards objectives and manage interventions....
Author / Copyright Holder: Carlos Bozzoli, Tilman Brück and Nina Wald
  We provide an overview over the concepts, pitfalls and challenges involved in conducting scientifically sound impact evaluations and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in conflict-affected and fragile states or areas. We consider both interventions aimed at preventing and overcoming war, conflict and insecurity as well as interventions targeted at common socio- economic outcomes such as livelihoods, employment, microfinance, health or poverty which happen to be in insecure or post-conflict reconstruction environments....
Author / Copyright Holder: Jyotsna Puri, Anastasia Aladysheva, Vegard Iversen, Yashodhan Ghorpade and Tilman Brück
  Despite the widespread occurrence of humanitarian emergencies such as epidemics, earthquakes, droughts, floods and violent conflict and despite the significant financial resources devoted to humanitarian assistance, systematic learning from such interventions using rigorous theory-based impact evaluations are very rare....
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning for Action
This guide, aims to provide an accessible entry point plus useful reference material that journalism and entertainment media producers, distributors and funders can use to think about, design, and implement engagement and impact evaluation strategies. PREPARED FOR: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the John S....
Author / Copyright Holder: Carlos Bozzoli, Tilman Brück and Nina Wald
  We provide an overview over the concepts, pitfalls and challenges involved in conducting scientifically sound impact evaluations and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in conflict-affected and fragile states or areas. We consider both interventions aimed at preventing and overcoming war, conflict and insecurity as well as interventions targeted at common socio- economic outcomes such as livelihoods, employment, microfinance, health or poverty which happen to be in insecure or post-conflict reconstruction environments....
Author / Copyright Holder: Asian Development Bank , International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
Dr Jyotsna Puri, head of evaluation, 3ie, underscores the importance of impact evaluations of humanitarian assistance programmes in a 12-minute video Assessing impact of humanitarian relief assistance: a challenge and an opportunity   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Asian Development Bank , International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) have launched a video lecture series on impact evaluation. This lecture series is a primer on impact evaluation in which 3ie experts explain key technical concepts using plain language and graphics.   If you are a programme implementer, a policymaker or a student looking to learn about how rigorous, policy-relevant impact evaluations and evidence synthesis generate valuable evidence about what development interventions have worked, how and at what cost, this lecture series is for you....
Author / Copyright Holder: Diana Chigas, Madeline Church and Vanessa Corlazzoli, CDA, Saferworld, Search for Common Ground and DFID
This guidance is intended to help staff a) understand the challenges and opportunities of evaluating impacts of interventions that aim to build and achieve peace by targeting, directly or indirectly, key drivers of conflict and peace, and b) work with evaluators to ensure evaluation designs are appropriate, robust and conflict-sensitive.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Abdul Khabir Mirzakhail
In this blog post, the author discusses the influence of media and how it can be measured using the examples of "The Team" and "16 and Pregnant".  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Lisa Inks, Mercy Corps and Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this talk, Lisa Inks discusses a comparative study Mercy Corps is conducting of three types of conflict-affected communities in order to identify the effects of their programs.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Karl Hughes and Claire Hutchings, Oxfam GB
Recognizing that time and cost-intensive approaches of impact evaluation may not be feasible for all organizations, this paper sets out several other options available to NGOs to step up their game in understanding and demonstrating their impact.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Adrienne Lemon/Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In the Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation (NPE)'s April 14 2014 Thursday Talk, Adrienne Lemon from Search for Common Ground discusses an outcome mapping evaluation approach to peacebuilding.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: David Bonbright/InterAction
This webinar by David Bonbright provides an overview of a guidance note on Use of Impact Evaluation Results.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: InterAction
The guidance note available in English, French, Arabic and Spanish highlights themes crucial for effective utilization of evaluation results.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger/InterAction
With financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation, InterAction developed a four-part series of guidance notes and webinars on impact evaluation. The third guidance note, authored by Michael Bamberger, is Introduction to Mixed Methods in Impact Evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger/InterAction
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