|Research and Development:
Monitoring and Evaluation:
The nature of our methods of formative evaluations provides a rich source of techniques to inform future adaptation strategies, while for accountability purposes, summative approaches provide a valuable evidence base by reflecting on past experiences. We have experience of developing and implementing both qualitative and quantitative M/E methodologies for our clients. Through participatory methodologies, we have expertise in assisting our clients to use M/E data to develop and implement evidence based programmes and decisions.
We have developed to assess whether or not an intervention has been effective in achieving its original aims. This requires that the objectives (outputs and outcomes) are clearly specified at the outset. Any evaluation of effectiveness should consider whether these objectives have been achieved but also whether what was intended was actually appropriate or needed.
An assessment of the efficiency of an intervention will look at the costs, benefits and risks involved, and the timeliness of actions. Economic evaluation techniques may be used to calculate costs and benefits in financial terms. This is important in adaptation where additional investme