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  1. OPSYS Webinar 17th of October: How to test your access to the session !

    Dear Colleagues, As this is maybe the first time you will be attending a virtual classroom session it is important to learn your way around the use of this tool and its interface. TEST YOUR ACCESS TO THE SESSION: The procedure to connect to the virtual classroom session it very simple and it is...
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    Former Capacity4dev Member posted Information 10 October 2017
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  2. Here is the Evaluation Report... so now what do we do?

    When we talk about evaluation, we often focus on its approaches and methods, how to undertake an evaluation, and the report. This is all very good and useful, but it is not the whole story. Evaluation is essentially part of a wider process of learning.
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  3. A New Tool Assesses Capacity Development Gains

    Development professionals are regularly asked to assess results of Capacity Development programmes – a challenging task that is not always easily carried out. But a new tool, called the Rapid Assessment of Capacity, or RAC, has been designed with the intention of being fast, effective and low cost...
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  4. Improving Performance Measurement in the Social Sectors

    There are abundant stories about over-ambitious targets and badly chosen indicators in Performance Assessment Frameworks. So should we do away with PAFs as instruments for sector capacity development? No, says Willem Cornelissen from the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam and...
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  5. From Science of Delivery to Doing Development Differently

    The World Bank has a question; how can it improve its Science of Delivery? The Science of Delivery means "to learn better and adapt more quickly when things work well or when they don't work well and take some of the lessons of that learning and apply them elsewhere." And this comes...
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  6. Assessing the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now a well-established field in which companies are expected to take measures to improve their impacts on society and the environment. But why should businesses be more responsible, how can this influence development, and how can they assess their impact?
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