As consultants, much of our work is found in client reports, which may or may not be in the public domain. These knowledge products are the opportunity to make available Itad’s thinking and knowledge, collected from across our projects. There is a range of material here, including working papers, think pieces, academic articles, project publications, and webinars.
Knowledge Services, Research Uptake and Evidence-Informed Policy – Better understanding how new knowledge informs policy and practice
New knowledge has a key role to play both in directly improving the lives of poor people and through its application to policy and programming decisions.
Private Sector Development and Market Systems – Generating evidence on how business can reduce poverty
We believe that economic poverty is best addressed by improving the functioning of markets in which the poor participate.
At a time when health funding is being squeezed, there has been increased attention on ensuring that money spent achieves maximum impact.
Poor people will continue to have limited opportunities as long as governments and service providers remain disinterested in their priorities.
The threats posed by climate change are global and have the potential to reverse hard-fought development gains. We believe the transformative change needed to address these threats must be based on a robust understanding of what works and why.
In this paper, Julian Barr and Angela Christie provide an organising framework that attempts to provide a means to better understand, express and enable judgements to be reached on Value for Money in development programmes.