In the final blog in the 4-part series, Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt address some of the most common forms of resistance to increasing levels of participation in evaluation.
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- In this third blog in the participation in evaluation series, Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves share frameworks to approach and make decisions about the level of stakeholder involvement during different evaluation stages.
- In the second blog in the 4-part series about participation in evaluation, Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves focus on making power relationships and values in 'participatory' evaluation processes explicit to avoid tokenistic participation.
- This month we start a series on participation in evaluation by Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt. This blog series aims to explore one simple question: How can we best open up evaluation processes to include those intended to benefit from a specific proj
- Recently, I had the good fortune to start collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, which is strongly committed to what it calls ‘listening deeply and elevating voices’.
- Innovation is a relative concept. It is about new practice … for the topic and person or group in question.
- How many methods do you usually see in evaluation reports as having been used to collect data?
- How do we ensure we address all the important aspects of an evaluation when we're planning it? How do we manage to consider the different options without being overwhelmed?
- Realist impact evaluation is an approach to impact evaluation that emphasises the importance of context for programme outcomes.
- This webpage from Keystone Accountability looks at the use of constituent voice as a way of discovering what beneficiaries think about plans, performance and reports.
- Feedback Labs is a collaboration of like-minded organisations who aim to make governments, NGOs and donors more responsive to the needs of their constituents.
- This blogpost, written by E Duncan for DME for Peace, looks at the use of feedback in Peacebuilding contexts.
- This article, written by Dennis Whittle and David Bonbright for Keystone Accountability, argues that collecting and responding to feedback is essential as it is not only the right thing to do but it is also the smart thing to do.
- This paper from Keystone Accountability provides detailed guidance in the use of Constituent Voice, which is a methodology aimed at cultivating a voice of constituents of an organisation.
- This paper, written by Dennis Whittle for the Center for Global Development, outlines a set of principles that can be used to support the development of feedback loops for international development progra
- This webpage from The World Bank Institute looks at the impact of citizen engagement on development outcomes.
- This CDA Collaborative Learning Projects paper outlines research conducted with international development organisations on the use of recipient/primary stakeholder feedback in humanitarian aid projects and programs.
- This paper, written by Dee Jupp and Sohel Ibn Ali with contribution from Carlos Barahona for Sida, uses the experiences of a social movement in Bangladesh to demonstrate how empowerment can be measured by those who are being empowered.
- This article, written by Alex Jacobs for the IDS Bulletin describes how agricultural development organisations can create feedback systems that allow them to hear from the beneficiaries of their work.
- This PhD thesis from Irene Guijt draws on her extensive knowledge and experience in the field of rural resource management in Brazil.
- This paper, written by Sheela Patel, provides a case study of the development of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) in India.