Norwegian Refugee Council: Evaluation of NRC’s 2012-13 protection and advocacy work in the DRC

Owl RE carried out an evaluation of f NRC’s 2012-13 protection and advocacy work in the DR Congo. The evaluation assessed outcome level results and fed into developing strategy, tactics and monitoring mechanisms for future activities.

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Study of ACAPS analytical products

Lois and Glenn carried out this study on ACAPS analytical products for humanitarian needs assessments. Through semi-structured interviews with end users, the study looked at frequency of use, preferences for content and type of use by user profile.

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African Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA): Evaluation of climate change resilience programme

Glenn led a three person team for the evaluation of this research and advocacy programme of a coalition of Oxfam, CARE, World Vision, Save the Children and Overseas Development Institute. Field visits were undertaken in Ethiopia, Mozambique and Uganda with the evaluation findings and recommendations used to guide the second phase of the programme.

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Transforming Surge Capacity Project: Baseline report 2015

Lois and Glenn were the lead researchers for this baseline report for the Transforming Surge Capacity project led by ActionAid in coalition with 11 other INGOs. The baseline was key for understanding the current capacity of the INGOs in surge capacity across Asia and the challenges faced.

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Joint Standards Initiative: Global consultation on the future of humanitarian standards

Lois led this five person team for a global stakeholder consultation on the status of humanitarian standards. Conducted in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, onsite visits were carried out in Mexico, Panama, Senegal, Kenya, South Sudan, Lebanon and Egypt for interviews and discussions with humanitarian practitioners and affected communities. The findings were discussed at validation workshops using interactive exercises and video testimonies. The findings of the consultation supported the humanitarian sector in moving towards creating a common humanitarian standard – the core humanitarian standard.

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Oxfam International: Evaluation of global communications campaign GROW

Owl RE carried out a mid-point evaluation for Oxfam’s global campaign on food justice – GROW. Onsite evaluation were carried out in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Guatemala and the Netherlands. The evaluation findings and recommendations supported Oxfam in the direction and focus of the second phase of the campaign.

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Oxfam America: Evaluation of global advocacy programme; Global Leaders Empowered to Alleviate Poverty

This evaluation provided an assessment of Oxfam’s contribution to policy changes in favour of poverty reduction and global development. The evaluation was carried out through stakeholder interviews, country visits ( Brazil, France, Haiti, India, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, USA), financial analysis on overseas development aid data, policy analysis of development/aid policies. The evaluation was carried out closely with the Oxfam campaigning team and some 30 local partners. Glenn led an eight person team for this evaluation.

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Norwegian Refugee Council: Evaluation of global advocacy initiative on housing, land and property

Owl RE carried out an evaluation of NRC’s global advocacy initiative on housing, land and property. The evaluation identified successful approaches and potential for improvement in programme-based advocacy at the global level. The evaluation supported NRC in its review and reorientation of its HLP advocacy.

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The future of humanitarian surge

Lois and Glenn provided research support over three years for the Transforming Surge Capacity project led by ActionAid in coalition with 11 other INGOs. The project’s learnings and recommendations for the humanitarian sector on surge were presented in the report “The future of humanitarian surge”.

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