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

It has not easy to measure innovation platforms (IPs) contribution to research and development outcomes. From ILRI’s experience, the complex nature of issues that IPs try to address and the more emphasis given to effective integration of IPs into the research process, rather than evaluating their contribution to intervention outcomes, have contributed to an information gap. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Apr/2015

The IITA commissioned external review of Africa RISING East and Southern Africa project concluded on 16 March after nearly five weeks of literature review, project stakeholder interviews and field visits to project sites in Tanzania and Malawi. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

The follow-up workshop objectives were to: arrive at a common understanding of the Theory of Change approach, especially for scientists and partners who were not at the Nairobi workshop, revisit and review the change pathway developed for the Ethiopia small ruminants value chains, and validate and refine the change pathway developed for the Ethiopia small ruminants value chains Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Jeroen Groot presented a poster on behalf of IFPRI colleagues on Africa RISING work to characterize the adopters of sustainable intensification innovations in Malawi and Tanzania. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

Agricultural scientists and researchers from over 30 nations gather today at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria, for the International Conference on Integrated Systems for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, which lasts through March 6. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

The Livestock and Fish program external evaluation, managed by the Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA), kicked off with an inception meeting in Kenya from 1-7 February. The evaluation team is composed of experts with a broad range of experience. The team is led by Brian Perry, a veterinarian and epidemiologist and includes: an expert on livestock policy (Anni Mc Leod), animal genetics and organizational development (Ed Rege), social, institutional and policy aspects of livestock development (John Morton), fish genetics and aquaculture (Rex Dunham), animal nutrition (Peter Udén) and governance and management (Felix von Sury). Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

A Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program Theory of Change (ToC) training workshop was held on 9-12 February 2015 in Nairobi. The workshop aimed to ensure a common understanding of theories of change and how they can be used for planning, critical reflection and accountability. It also aimed to develop change pathways for projects in the smallholder dairy value chain in Tanzania and the small ruminants value chain in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

In 2015, the Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program will be evaluated by a team commissioned by the Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA) office of the CGIAR. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jan/2015

The finalized Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE) report on the Program’s value chain approach is now publicly available. The report makes 24 recommendations and 29 suggestions, subdivided according to four main areas of investigation and 12 evaluation questions. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2014

Scaling up transdisciplinary research so that a systems approach can be applied by more and more scientists could make a huge contribution to development in smallholder farming. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

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Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Hailemichael Taye Beyene
Results Based Monitoring & Evaluation Expert, LIVES
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Keith Child
Principal Scientist - Impact Assessment and Learning
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Kidoido Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Adminstrative Officer - DG Representative / Head of Admin Offices

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People working on impact assessment

Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Hailemichael Taye Beyene
Results Based Monitoring & Evaluation Expert, LIVES
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Keith Child
Principal Scientist - Impact Assessment and Learning
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Kidoido Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Adminstrative Officer - DG Representative / Head of Admin Offices