Development Blog

A six foot badger wanders among dozens of undistracted police holding a placard, “I am innocent”. Security is called to disperse a furious mob of septuagenarians barred entry from a sell-out Brexit event where Conservative Party darling, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is… Read more...
What was this badger doing outside the Conservative Party Conference? What was this badger doing outside the Conservative Party Conference?
Saturday 7 October is World Day for Decent Work, an annual event sponsored by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to bring global attention to issues faced by workers. This year, the ITUC’s focus is on Corporate Greed, but CARE… Read more...
Ruksana Begum, a garment worker in Bangladesh, on her way to the factory Ruksana Begum, a garment worker in Bangladesh, on her way to the factory
In this final blog in the 3-part blog series on Contribution Tracing, we want to show you how an ancient monk, who has been dead for over 250 years, can help us to find data with the highest probative value… Read more...
Bayes Theorem is a law of probability theory that can be used to help us understand and deal with uncertainty Bayes Theorem is a law of probability theory that can be used to help us understand and deal with uncertainty
In the second in this 3-part blog series on Contribution Tracing we turn our attention to finding out which items of evidence are the most powerful. Read more...
Project staff at a workshop to learn about the Contribution Tracing methodology Project staff at a workshop to learn about the Contribution Tracing methodology
This 3-part blog series highlights a new approach to impact evaluation called Contribution Tracing. The blog series explains key steps in Contribution Tracing that can guide evaluators, and those commissioning evaluations, to avoid common data traps, by identifying and gathering… Read more...
Project staff in Ghana at a workshop on the Contribution Tracing methodology Project staff in Ghana at a workshop on the Contribution Tracing methodology
Do you know where chocolate comes from? Do you wonder who produced the cocoa in your chocolate and under what circumstances? Do you care if the chocolate you buy is sourced in a responsible way, with equal access and opportunity… Read more...
Women’s group leader and cocoa farmer Gladys from Ghana Women’s group leader and cocoa farmer Gladys from Ghana
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