Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity



World Bank Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) and the Poverty Analysis Monitoring and Impact Evaluation Thematic Group (PREM Network). 2006. Conducting Quality Impact Evaluations Under Budget, Time and Data Constraints. Washington, DC: World Bank.

OECD/Development Assistance Committee. "Review of the DAC Principles for Evaluation of Development Assistance". Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 1-120. 1998.


Other Intitiatives 

The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral and educational arenas.

The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) is an initiative with online courses aimed at increasing the capacity for evaluation in developed and developing country governments, agencies, and non-governmental organizations.


Selected Organizations With Evaluation Materials

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has a Central Evaluation Database (CEDAB) and an Evaluation Plan Database.

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Library provides public access to development information via two databases: the BIBLIO database and IDRIS.

The World Bank Group: Operations and Evaluation Department publishes a variety of document series, sorted by type or available through their online database.