Capacity building expertise

Capacity building

In addition to conducting our own research, Evidence for Development works with many organisations and individuals to help them build their capacity to analyse and measure people’s livelihoods, food security and capacities to meet other basic needs. These skills can then be used to better design, target, implement, monitor and evaluate development and humanitarian programmes.

This page collates our studies, reports and blogs relating to capacity building. Click here for further details of our capacity building work or here to contact us with any questions about how we might be able to assist you or your organisation.


Our latest capacity building studies and blogs

  • IDAPS stakeholder meeting at HyCRISTAL AGM

    15th May 2018

    Imagine all the snows of Mount Kilimanjaro had melted

    At the HyCRISTAL AGM in Kampala last month, climate change researchers were talking about 40-year horizons, where we did an exercise in small groups to each imagine the consequences of one of a list of possible scenarios. We were given our scenario and asked to work back to what we would have to do now, […]

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  • CSAT students in Malawi

    27th March 2018

    Being present and engaged: tools and training for researchers

    Dr Lucy Wallace EfD Communications Manager | CSAT Programme Manager Research inevitably means we spend an awful lot of time working in one small area. The mystical ‘bigger picture’ is relatively distant, it’s something we refer to in grant applications, and we often don’t know where to start to attain the coveted ‘research into policy […]

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  • Discussing ways of communicating weather information with women farmers

    5th October 2017

    by Celia Petty

    Considering the health sector as an important user of Hydromet information

    In September, I was able to attend the AMCOMET, African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology, forum in Addis Ababa. The focus of the forum was Weather, Water, and Climate Services, and the contribution of these ‘hydromet’ services to wider social and economic development is becoming increasingly evident as the reality of climate change hits both urban […]

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