This website from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) provides a range of resources including papers on capacity building, and the coordination and evaluation of networks.


  • How does IDRC define networks?
  • Capacity Building in Networks
  • Coordination of Networks
  • Policy Influence of Networks
  • Sustainability of Networks
  • Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Research Networks
  • Overview of the Strategic Evaluation of Networks
  • Reviews of IDRC Documentation
  • Survey of Network Coordinators and Members
  • Analysis of Findings
  • Related Evaluations


International Development Research Centre (IDRC). (2005). Networks. Retrieved from