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  1. Overview of Current Advocacy Evaluation Practice

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    Overview
    2009

    This paper from the Center for Evaluation Innovation provides a detailed overview of the area of advocacy evaluation with a focus on the kind of approaches being used.

  2. Making Change Happen: Advocacy and Citizen Participation

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    2002

    This paper provides an overview of issues related to advocacy and citizen participation, and  may serve as a starting point for evaluation of the advocacy efforts of an organisation.

  3. Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program Tools

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    The Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program (APEP) provides a range of free online Continuous Progress Tools to support advocacy evaluation.. 

  4. The Elusive Craft of Evaluating Advocacy

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    Overview
    2011

    This article describes the challenges of evaluating advocacy organizations and outlines possible approaches that donors might use. The authors believe that nothing big happens without advocacy understood as concerted efforts to direct public policy (or in some cases, private or corporate decisions) toward socially useful ends. Advocacy includes every form of research, activist journalism, persuasion, coalition-building, and public relations, as well as lobbying and political activity.

  5. Green Media Toolshed

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    Green Media Toolshed is a website that aims to provide tools and training to improve the effectiveness of 'green' messages' to the public from environmental movements

  6. Discerning Policy Influence: Framework for a Strategic Evaluation of IDRC-Supported Research

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    Overview
    2001

    This background paper on frameworks for examining policy influence defines policy influence in a broad way, from enhancing policy capacities (i.e., strengthening the capacity of researchers to address policy questions), through broadening policy horizons (i.e. building understanding and awareness of the multiple factors and actors at play in the policy process), to modifying policy regimes (actual change in policy).

  7. Evaluation of Research in Context: Quick Scan of an Emerging Field

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    Overview
    2007

    This report from the Rathenau Instituut provides an overview of the process and materials available for ensuring a better understanding of evaluating research in context.

  8. Monitoring and evaluating advocacy: A Scoping Study

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    Overview
    2001

    This scoping study from ActionAid aims to analyse how a variety of NGO's approach the evaluation of advocacy projects and programs.  

  9. Monitoring and evaluating advocacy: lessons from Oxfam GB's Climate Change campaign

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    Guide
    2010

    This article from Development in Practice analyses Oxfam GB's attempts to monitor and evaluate a global advocacy campaign. 

  10. A Practical Guide to Advocacy Evaluation

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    Guide

    This guide from the Innovation Network Inc. outlines a step by step  process for conducting evaluations on advocacy projects. It includes a range of tools and approaches that can be used to ensure an effective evaluation process takes place.

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