Kirsty Milward, Claire Hughes and David Walker
The UN Women Independent Evaluation Service (IES) conducts corporate evaluations to assess UN Women’s contribution to results in gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE). This evaluation, planned under UN Women’s corporate evaluation plan1, focuses on UN Women’s contribution to …
Mastercard Foundation Savings Learning Lab
This report is based on an in-depth review of 44 studies that examine the effects of a range of youth savings initiatives. The definition of youth in this sample of studies ranges from 5–36 years, with most savings interventions focusing on the 13–25 age range.
Sue Newport, Gabrielle Appleford, Emma Mulhern, Melanie Punton, Michelle Weinberger and James Rosen
This midterm review synthesizes evaluation findings from the design phase of A360, drawing together insights from an ongoing process evaluation, a cost-effectiveness analysis, and the baseline findings from an outcome evaluation.
A4EA: The Case for an Adaptive Approach to Empowerment and Accountability Programming in Fragile Settings
Angela Christie and Duncan Green
Fragile, conflict and violence-affected settings (FCVAS) are messy and ambiguous contexts in which to plan and implement development initiatives. To work there, external actors are increasingly adopting an adaptive approach to empowerment and accountability (E&A) programming, whatever the …
Stephen Spratt, Chris Barnett, Peter O’Flynn, Vishal Gadhavi, Jean-Pierre Tranchant, Amrita Saha, Mel Punton and Katie Spafford
This Inception Report describes our proposed approach to the longitudinal evaluation of CDC’s ability to mobilise private investment. The primary aims of the evaluation are to understand:
Nick Chapman, Dan Hetherington and Fabiola Lopez-Gomez
Better government regulatory policies can encourage transformative change to benefit agribusiness and informal smallholders.