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  • In this blog, Katie Chalk, from World Vision Australia and co-chair of ACFID’s MEL Community of Practice, reflects on the powerful role that effective monitoring, evaluation and learning can have in challenging the status quo and how members are working together to do this better.

  • In this blog for the Spotlight on the Code series, Dr Philippa Smales, Network Manager for the Research for Development Impact Network, considers why the ACFID Code includes a requirement for members to have ethical guidelines for research. She shares her top 4 tips and resources for organisations wanting to develop their own.  

  • As part of Spotlight on Quality Principle 4, we speak with Tshering Lama O’Gorman, previous Head of Programs at Australian Himalayan Foundation about how they work closely with local partners and communities when designing, monitoring and evaluating programs. “At a distance one makes all these predictions and thinks that it should be going this way but actually only the local people know what’s happening…Every local area has its own complexities.” Tshering shares how AHF supports its partners to implement evidence-based programming and evaluation, and how AHF sets out its organisational strategy.

  • This Framework sets out IWDA’s approach to feminist research and provides guidance for designing ethical, feminist participatory research and evaluations.Keywords: Ethical Research, Inclusive Development, NGO Effectiveness, Gender Equity