#MILLENNIUM VILLAGES

New paper uses Itad’s evaluation of Northern Ghana Millennium Villages Project

A new working paper published by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative in October 2019 employs Itad’s evaluation of the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) in Northern Ghana in its assessment of the project’s impact on multidimensional poverty.

The paper, which was written by Edoardo Masset and García Hombrados, uses a large dataset spanning five …

Reflections on evaluating integrated rural development

The latest IDS Bulletin The Millennium Villages: Lessons on Evaluating Integrated Rural Development brings together a series of reflections on integrated development and how best to know whether it works and why. It certainly doesn’t provide all the answers; rather it’s meant to stimulate debate. Some things you might agree with, others you might not. Hopefully, …

Unforeseen benefits of the Millennium Villages Project in Northern Ghana

Over the course of our five-year impact evaluation of the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) in Northern Ghana, I was part of the immersion research, referred to as reality check approach (RCA). The RCA was undertaken by a large research team across six Millennium Villages (MV) where each researcher lived with a family and had extensive conversations, observations and …

Itad presents Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation findings with senior policy-makers from Northern Ghana

The Millennium Villages Impact Evaluation (MVEval) will be presenting its findings of the DFID-funded SADA Millennium Villages Project in Northern Ghana to a gathering of senior policy-makers in Accra on Monday 12 November 2018. The event is one of several the evaluation team is undertaking in-country to share insights and lessons on how strategies to reduce poverty …