impact assessment

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on impact assessment. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to impact assessment. See ILRI research on other subjects

The Africa RISING-HarvestChoice team at IFPRI has produced three tools to help evaluate the impact of agricultural technology and R&D interventions, in terms of their profitability, benefits, and yield gap closure. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2014

This ILRI discussion paper discusses a range of approaches and benchmarks that can guide future design of value chain impact evaluations. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Sep/2014

Field work has concluded for the Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation on its Value Chain approach. The Evaluation Team wrapped-up field work in Nairobi on Monday, 15 September with a workshop for program staff during which they presented some of their observations. The Nairobi workshop marked the end of a month of field … Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Sep/2014

An external evaluation team recently assessed the Smallholder Pig Value Chain Project activities in Uganda. The evaluation sought to review the effectiveness of the program in developing, supporting and implementing the value chain approach at its research for development (R4D) sites and to assess the relevance and efficiency of the program’s value chain approach with a focus on quality of science. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Sep/2014

The Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE) team has finalized the dates for their field work in each of the targeted value chains. The schedule has now been agreed upon by all stakeholders and can be regarded as finalized. Please make note of the dates in your calendar! Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2014

ILRI's Jo Cadilhon introduces a method being tried out in Senegal to measure the social impacts of dairy supply chain innovation in pastoralist societies.
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ILRI news blog, Jun/2014

Since my first update on the implementation of the first CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE)there has been significant progress made toward implementation of the first CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE). Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, May/2014

The Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program (CRP) will hold its first CRP-Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE) this year. The focus of the evaluation is on its value chain approach and whether it is being implemented effectively, efficiently and in a manner that contributes to the overall quality of its science outputs. The program's evaluation manager Keith Child provides a first update on the planning for this activity. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2014

The CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council‘s Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) is soliciting expressions of interest for experimental impact evaluation projects. SPIA invites researchers from academic institutions and from CGIAR Centers/CRPs to submit proposals for impact evaluation projects that are based on an experimental design (randomized design or natural experiments). Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2014

Opinion piece by Pamela Anderson and Josh Lozman published in the Impatient Optimists Blog of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: 'Food Security and Nutrition and the Post-2015 Development Goals', 24 Mar 2014. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2014

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Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant

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People working on impact assessment

Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant