Who we work with

We have worked with a number of commissioners during the research period and since our launch in April 2016, you’ll find information about some of our studies below.

SHA, Malawi: Evaluation of a groundnut value chain project for Self Help Africa in Central Malawi. Two separate QuIP studies conducted in 2014 and 2015as part of the ART project. You can view the full report here.

SHA, Malawi: Evaluation of a climate change resilience project for Self Help Africa in Central Malawi. Two separate QuIP studies conducted in 2014 and 2015 as part of the ART project.

SHA, Ethiopia: Evaluation of a malt barley value chain project for Self Help Africa in Southern Ethiopia. Two separate QuIP studies conducted in 2014 and 2015 as part of the ART project. You can view the full report here.

SHA, Kenya: Post project QuIP impact study of the Gorta Self-Help Africa Community Based Seed Systems Project in Western Kenya. 24 interviews and 4 focus group discussions across six farmer’s groups and two counties. Carried out by BSDR between February-April 2016.

SHA, Zambia: Evaluation of the Irish Aid Local Development Programme in Zambia. 48 interviews and 8 focus groups across various farmer’s groups in two districts. Carried out by BSDR between May-June 2017.

SHA, Burkina Faso: Evaluation of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation project, ‘Realising Agricultural Productivity Gains’. 24 interviews and 4 focus groups. Carried out by BSDR between October-December 2017.

Farm Africa, Ethiopia: Evaluation of a climate change resilient livelihoods project for Farm Africa in Northern Ethiopia. Two separate QuIP studies conducted in 2014 and 2015 as part of the ART project.

Oxfam GB, Ethiopia: Post-project QuIP study assessing the impact of the Coffee Value Chain project on women’s empowerment in Jimmu Zone, Oromia Region – complementing a quasi-experimental impact assessment. 48 interviews and 8 focus group discussions across six coffee cooperative groups. Carried out by BSDR between April-July 2016. Read their review of the two evaluations here.

Diageo, Ethiopia: ‘Deep dive’ impact study of Meta Brewery’s programme to support smallholder barley producers in two Zones of Oromia Region. 48 interviews and 8 focus groups across two farmer’s groups in each Zone. Carried out by BSDR between July-Sep 2016. Diageo have shared their summary of the report.

Acumen, India: Development of a ‘Lean’ approach to the QuIP using telephone interviews to assess the impact of a social impact investment project with a dairy company in Kerala. Carried out by BSDR in Oct 2016.

Tearfund, Uganda: Evaluation of Tearfund’s Church & Community Mobilisation programme in two districts in Uganda. 48 interviews and 8 focus groups. Carried out by BSDR between Nov 2016 – Jan 2017.

Tree Aid, Ghana: Evaluation of Tree Aid’s Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) project on the livelihoods and wellbeing of intended beneficiaries at the household level. 24 interviews and 4 focus groups. Carried out by BSDR between January – February 2017.

C&A Foundation, Mexico: Evaluation of the YQYP Programme to improve the working conditions and wellbeing of textile and apparel factories in Central Mexico. Impact assessment and process evaluation. 32 interviews, 4 focus groups and 2 case studies across six textile factories in two states of Mexico. Carried out by BSDR between October 2016 – March 2017.  You can view the full report here.

Habitat for Humanity International, India: Housing microfinance impact evaluation of MBIND MFI financial products and services in Southern India. Impact assessment and institutional assessment. 72 interviews and 8 focus groups across two microfinance institutions in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India. Carried out by BSDR and M-CRIL between September 2016 – April 2017.

Save the Children, Tanzania: Evaluation of an agriculture and nutrition project aimed at babies and young children in the south of Tanzania. 30 interviews, 4 focus groups and 5 key stakeholder interviews/focus groups with key CSOs. March-May 2017.

Save the Children, Ethiopia: Evaluation of an early action intervention to mitigate impacts of predicted poor rains on a drought-affected community in the Somaliland region. 24 interviews, 4 focus groups. Carried out by BSDR between August-November 2017.

Seed Global Health, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi: Evaluation of the Global Health Service Programme, a US Peace Corps programme which supplies health worker volunteers to medical and nursing colleges in Africa. A three country study including 30 interviews and focus groups with leadership team, clinical and faculty staff and students in each country. June-September 2017.

Voscur, Bristol UK: Evaluation of the services Voscur provide to Bristol’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) and the wider context affecting their work. Read more here.