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Community Based Crime Prevention in Guatemala

Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman, …

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Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia

An innovative IDRC initiative is improving evaluation capacities of researchers studying Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD). Developing Evaluation Capacity in ICTD (DECI) provides researchers from five IDRC-funded...


News

IDRC in the News — March 2014

10/03/2014

  Egypt’s only daily independent English newspaper, the Daily News Egypt, ran an in-depth interview with IDRC President Jean Lebel and Regional Director Bruce Currie-Alder during Lebel’s recent visit to Cairo. The wide-ranging interview touched on...

Collaboration between researchers, policymakers to strengthen health systems in West Africa

21/03/2014

As part of the West Africa initiative to strengthen capacities through health systems research, researchers and decision-makers are collaborating to address health systems challenges in the region:   In Sierra Leone, researchers at the Northern...

Events

Highlight: New initiative promotes partnerships with Kenyan universities

04/06/2013

The Kenya National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) has launched the Kenyan University Research Chairs initiative to help universities play a more active role in the country’s socio-economic development. Through the...

Highlight: Evaluation in the Networked Society – IDRC presents research

03/10/2012

IDRC staff members Colleen Duggan, Amy Etherington, and Heidi Monk and IDRC-supported researchers presented emerging evaluation research findings at the 10th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society, held on October 3-5 in Helsinki...

Latest Results

An innovative IDRC initiative is improving evaluation capacities of researchers studying Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD). Developing Evaluation Capacity in ICTD (DECI) provides researchers from five IDRC-funded...
Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia External Program Reviews (2012)Quality and Use of Rolling Project Completion ReportsThe Influence of Research on Public Policy (2009)External program reviews (2010)

Latest Results

IDRC commissions external program reviews toward the end of each program cycle. These final evaluations are our primary accountability mechanism in terms of the results, effectiveness, and relevance of program spending. External program reviews aim...
Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia External Program Reviews (2012)Quality and Use of Rolling Project Completion ReportsThe Influence of Research on Public Policy (2009)External program reviews (2010)

Latest Results

In 2005, IDRC adopted the rolling Project Completion Report (rPCR), creating a cross-organization interactive process to elicit staff reflection, deepen learning about projects, and  fulfill an accountability function for the organization. Five...
Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia External Program Reviews (2012) Quality and Use of Rolling Project Completion ReportsThe Influence of Research on Public Policy (2009)External program reviews (2010)

Latest Results

IDRC in the Public Policy Process: A Strategic Evaluation of the Influence of Research on Public Policy This study aims to clarify and document what the Centre means by "policy influence"; to examine more systematically the extent to which...
Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia External Program Reviews (2012)Quality and Use of Rolling Project Completion Reports The Influence of Research on Public Policy (2009)External program reviews (2010)

Latest Results

IDRC commissions external program reviews toward the end of each program cycle. These final evaluations are our primary accountability mechanism in terms of the results, effectiveness, and relevance of program spending. External program reviews aim...
Mentoring approach improves evaluation capacity of ICTD researchers in Asia External Program Reviews (2012)Quality and Use of Rolling Project Completion ReportsThe Influence of Research on Public Policy (2009) External program reviews (2010)
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