Open Data Capacity Development Strategy for CSOs and MDAs
This strategy is intended for developing Open Data Capacity (ODC) of selected Malawi Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the data supply side and selected Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the demand side in the open data generation, packaging, access and use.
Hivos commissioned a study which sought to conduct an in-depth analysis of Covid-19 data in Malawi, which should provide disaggregated data as evidence base for response planning to Covid-19 by policy makers and other development partners.
This paper explores paths towards a deepened collaboration between open and sustainable procurement advocates and practitioners. Building on literature and key informant interviews, it outlines the two fields, their potential for mutual reinforcement and positive impact as well as possible tensions.
This reflection paper describes the experiences of the Citizen Agency Consortium with implementing a large multi-country evaluation of four programs. It takes stock of what worked and what didn’t work when evaluating the outcomes of a diverse set of lobby and advocacy strategies and activities.
We find ourselves at a moment in time when the true extent of the challenges facing the world has been thrown into stark relief. To ensure Hivos remains well-equipped to address these challenges – together with our partners and allies – we have adopted a new strategic direction.
Lessons from outcome harvesting in Monitoring and Evaluation
Outcome harvesting (OH) is a methodology that is designed for use in complex situations where the relationship between cause and effect is not fully understood or is unclear and/or where many different actors influence change. Unlike conventional methods, OH collects evidence of what has been achieved and is not limited to intended results and change […]