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Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area – DAPA

Sophie Alvarez

Is the FT4ALL initiative really for “all”?

Fair Trade for All (FT4ALL) is an innovative model to reach more farmers, farm workers, and communities. But what impact does FT4ALL really have on fa Read more...

ECOP moving forward with new activities

The CGIAR ECoP is now ready to launch two of its prioritary activities: the roster and Trainings/ Webminars and Information Sharing. Read more...

Nuestros mejores deseos para el 2014!

El equipo de DAPA se reunió en los ya tradicionales Happy Hour, con una consigna: que los Dapeños nos contaran cuáles son sus propósitos para el 2014 Read more...

ECOP: a place to join around the fire of evaluation

Launch of the CGIAR Evaluation Community of Practice (ECoP), instated to strengthen evaluation, promote evaluative thinking and evaluation systems and Read more...

We assume this will work… because we assume it should

Approaches to development, and the methods that flow from them, are profoundly shaped by assumptions about people… Assumptions are also made about pro Read more...

PIPA workshop for the ASSETS project

A project-internal PIPA for the ASSETS Project was held in CIAT, to trial the PIPA methodology as a way of working with stakeholders to discuss the ke Read more...

‘Let it flow!’: the importance of updating knowledge sharing systems

The work over the past four weeks has primarily involved organising and building PIPA materials in order to reflect and document these changes. My fir Read more...

Designing for impact: a relevant read and some obstacles

In the past week there were two deliveries of a PIPA “sort- of -training”: one, which i consider of great relevance, was for DAPA facilita Read more...

3 suggestions from M&E to funders

We were discussing systematic processes to mainstream M&E and connect it to KM. We were all looking for suggestions, experiences and lessons learnt fr Read more...

Reflections on the USAID PIPA Seminar

USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) invited me to be the “Thought Leader in Learning” last April and to present at a seminar on the Read more...

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