'These assignments and evaluations inform our work by enabling us to broaden our understanding of approaches, explore innovations, and share learning around the assessment of impact. They are all conducted by one or more of our CDI partner organisations.

Assignments and Evaluations

Tilitonse (formerly the Civil Society Governance Fund) is a £12.5 million grant-making facility that aims to enable civil society to better engage with national and local government to promote greater accountability for its citizens.

January 2011 to December 2015

Itad has begun to evaluate the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA). MeTA is an innovative model, which seeks to increase access to essential medicines through improved transparency in the medicines supply chain. It is led by multi-stakeholder councils at the country level involving government officials, civil society representatives and private sector representations.

August 2014 to August 2015

Poverty in Nepal is closely correlated with poor physical access and the country has very low road densities for a landlocked country.

DFID has been supporting the Nepal Rural Access Programme (RAP) for the last 10 years. RAP aims to address lack of access and social exclusion through the development of an approach to rural road construction and maintenance that targets the poorest and most disadvantaged groups. Itad is managing the independent Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Unit (MEL Unit) of the third phase of RAP.

January 2013 to December 2014

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE International) works to support and encourage evidence-informed policy making in health care globally. Itad in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is working with NICE in India and China to evaluate the piloting, scale up and replication of evidence-based health care reforms.

January 2012 to December 2014

Child undernutrition remains one of the most devastating realities in many parts of the world. The use of mobile phone technology may offer innovative opportunities to tackle persistently high levels of child undernutrition.

June 2013 to June 2014

Itad is providing strategic monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and results management support to the UK Department for International Development’s market development programme in Northern Ghana (MADE).

January 2012 to December 2013