July 2016 Development in Practice
Special Issue: Civil society sustainability: facing up to new challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability
July 2016 Report / Executive Summary
Using beneficiary feedback to improve development programmes: findings from a multi-country pilot
June 2016 Book
Negotiating Knowledge: Evidence and experience in development NGOs
June 2016 Special Series
Monitoring and Evaluation Planning Series
May 2016 Special Series
Applying Qualitative Comparative Analysis to understand reasons for research uptake
In the absence of definitive guidance on how to use and integrate Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) into existing Monitoring and Evaluation systems and practice, this paper is primarily intended as a practical contribution to the growing knowledge base on how QCA might (or might not) strengthen learning and accountability agendas.
January 2016 Newsletter
ONTRAC 61. Post-closure evaluation: an indulgence or a valuable exercise?
ONTRAC 61 brings together three different perspectives regarding post- closure evaluation: that of an organisation commissioning a post-closure evaluation; that of a consultant who carried out a post-closure evaluation using his own resources; and that of a research team that was commissioned to do a large study.
January 2016 Report / Executive Summary
Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Summarising Results
This short paper illustrates the ways in which Danish CSOs can continue to present and improve a summary picture of the positive changes they have contributed to and when aggregation may or may not be appropriate. The paper draws upon the experience of Danish and international CSOs in reporting their results.