Evidence For Development

Evidence For Development

Charity information

Evidence For Development

Evidence for Development (EfD) aims to reduce poverty through better use of development funding, including the systematic monitoring and evaluation of the impact of projects on the poor.

Founded 2005

  • Mission statement

    Our goal is to improve the quality of international development decisions, by transferring relevant skills to national government, non-government and other agencies. This involves work in the following core areas:

    • Capacity building: establishing strong local institutions that can independently collect and analyse information on household income and economies to guide development decisions We work with national institutions, local and international NGOs and with other teaching partners in the UK.

    • Research to guide policy and projects in rural and urban environments, focussing on micro-level assessment methods, best practices and improved tools for data collection and analysis. A major focus of this work is climate change, changes in agricultural practice and livelihood adaptation.

    • Technology: promoting open source, collaborative software development to ensure free access and on-going maintenance and enhancement of the analytical and modelling tools originated by Evidence for Development.

  • Aims

    Evidence For Development aims to:

    • The collation, interpretation and public dissemination of information relating to factors that affect poverty levels and their impact on those in need.
    • To alleviate poverty and to promote environmentally sustainable development that benefits the poor.
    • The provision of training and skills necessary to effectively analyse and monitor the causes of poverty.
  • Overview

    Established: December 2005

    Registered Charity Number: 1109840

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 07722034660

    Address: 3 East Point, High Street, Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0EG

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