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Assessing the impact of development projects on women

Ruth Dixon-Mueller

Assessing the impact of development projects on women

by Ruth Dixon-Mueller

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Published by Office of Women in Development and Office of Evaluation, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ruth B. Dixon
SeriesA.I.D. program evaluation discussion paper -- no. 8
ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of Women in Development, United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Evaluation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6223 .D587 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24572862M
LC Control Number2008412462
OCLC/WorldCa8016766

Monitoring and evaluating social programs in developing countries: a handbook for policymakers, managers, and researchers (English) Abstract. In recent years there has been a growing concern about the impact of development assistance, especially about the sustainability of social development programs, their effects on vulnerable groups such as the poor and women, and the forced resettlement Cited by: ABOUT THE AUTHORS. Andrew Beath works for the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist for East Asia and the Pacific. Since joining the World Bank in , Andrew has led the design and implementation of experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations of community-driven development programmes and livelihoods interventions across the Afghanistan, the Philippines, Cited by:

Youth Participation in Development: Strategies & Best Practices Daniella Ben-Attar, MA The process of assessing the implications for youth of any planned action, including legislation, policies or programs, in any area and at all levels. • Projects and initiatives designed and implemented by young people.   2. IMPACT ASSESSMENT Defining and understating the term: Impact Assessment refers to the process of identifying and measuring future consequences of a current or proposed project. Impact can be seen as the difference which is brought about by the project, which may not be there without the project. Impact Assessment is a means of.

This book considers the process of impact assessment and shows how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programs - from planning to evaluation. Its basic premise is that impact assessment should not refer to the immediate outputs of a project or program, but to any lasting or significant changes that it brought a theoretical overview, the book moves on to 3/5(2). The article lays out a practical approach to taking human rights into account in assessing and managing project-related risks to communities. Esteves, A.M., Factor, G., Vanclay, F., Götzmann, N. Moreira, S. (). Adapting social impact assessment to address a project's human rights impacts and risks.


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This book shows how social impact assessment (SIA), which emerged barely five decades ago, as a way to anticipate and manage potentially negative social impacts of building dams, power stations, urban infrastructure, highways, industries, mining and other development projects, is now widely in use as a planning tool, especially in developed : $ Assessing the impact of development projects on women.

[Washington, D.C.?]: Office of Women in Development and Office of Evaluation, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, U.S. Agency for International Development, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Dixon-Mueller, Ruth.

Assessing the impact of development projects on women. Assessing the Gender Impact of Development Projects presents three case studies from Burkina Faso, India, and Bolivia in which this method was used, plus an introduction to the methodology, conclusions regarding its use, and the lessons to be learned from the studies.

assessing the impact of development projects on women: an analytical framework The discussion in Section II focused on three dimensions of female participation: their role in project decision making, their direct access to benefits, and the effects of the project on their position in the family and the community.

Section 3 provides an analytical framework for assessing the impact of development projects on women. It describes an approach to performing both mid-stream evaluations of the immediate social effects of ongoing projects, and ex-post evaluation of long-term impacts following project : Ruth B.

Dixon. Assessing the gender impact of development projects: case studies from Bolivia, Burkina Faso and India Gender impact assessment is a way to estimate the expected impact of an intervention, such as a development project, on women; and to what extent the specific interests and needs of various categories of women will be affected.

Practical Action Publishing Ltd, Company Reg.England, VAT No. GB 76 is the wholly owned by Practical Action, Reg. Charity No. Patron HRH The Prince of Wales, and trades only in support of its parent charity objectives. Assessing Impact Women’s empowerment, team building, access to healthcare and higher school enrolment – just some of the many side effects of Communities for Development’s projects, as discovered by Natalia Cabeza Escudier when conducting a 6 week evaluation assessment in.

Impact is seen as the positive and negative, intended or unintended long-term results produced by an IFRC operation or National Society, either directly or indirectly. Impact should be seen as the contribution of the intervention to the overall goal.

The Problem of Impact Impact assessment is straightforward in development Size: 60KB. | ADDRESSING PROJECT IMPACTS ON FISHING-BASED LIVELIHOODS. INTRODUCTION. Fishing-based livelihoods and the fisheries that support such livelihoods may rely on lake-based (lacustrine), riverine, and/or marine fish resources.

The development and operation of private sector projects across a rangeFile Size: 1MB. Giannotten, Vera, Groverman, Verona, van Walsum, Edith and Zuidberg, Lida () Assessing the Gender Impact of Development Projects, London.

CrossRef Google Scholar Hopkins, Raul () Impact Assessment: Overview and Methods of Application, Oxfam UK/I and Novib Research Programme on Impact by: 4. Assessing the Impact of Foreign Aid: Value for Money and Aid for Trade provides updated information on how to improve foreign aid programs, exploring the concept and practice of impact assessment within the sometimes-unproblematic approaches advocated in current literature of.

Very little is currently known about the demographic impact of most development projects and the ways in which this impact can be assessed. This book, based on studies in Third World countries, focuses on conceptual, methodological and policy issues in its evaluation of Cited by: 2.

Assessing human rights impacts in corporate development projects Article in Environmental Impact Assessment Review –50 September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Get this from a library. Assessing the gender impact of development projects: case studies from Bolivia, Burkina Faso and India. [Vera Gianotten; Verona Groverman; Edith van Walsum; Lida C L Zuidberg;] -- Gender impact assessment is a way to estimate the expected impact of an intervention, such as a development project, on women; and to what extent the specific interests and needs of various.

Evaluating the impact of development projects on poverty: a handbook for practitioners (English) Abstract. Very little is known about the actual impact of projects on the by: In any developing country, projects are the backbone of local development. Development projects are undertaken to improve the livelihood of the community.

Effective management of development projects depends primarily on proper project selection, project design, File Size: KB. Sincea boom of “sustainable development projects” has been registered in the Brazilian Amazon, turning it into a kind of open-air laboratory for sustainability.

But their real impacts remain unclear, especially because of inadequate evaluation tools. A new device is therefore needed to unveil the inner mechanisms of development aid despite the difficulties linked with the diversity Cited by: 5.

In recent years there has been a growing concern about the impact of development assistance, especially about the sustainability of social development programs, their effects on vulnerable groups such as the poor and women, and the forced resettlement of people caused by large infrastructure projects.

Although development projects confer considerable benefits there is sometimes a hidden and uncomputed cost associated with health and safety.

Health impact assessment is part of environmental impact assessment. A simple, rapid, operational procedure is provided for identifying health hazards and assessing whether the associated. Yet a rigorous evaluation can be powerful in assessing the appropriateness and effectiveness of programs.

Evaluating impact is particularly critical in developing where resources are scarce and every dollar spent should aim to maximize its impact on poverty reduction.

Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty.An impact evaluation provides information about the impacts produced by an intervention - positive and negative, intended and unintended, direct and indirect.

This means that an impact evaluation must establish what has been the cause of observed changes (in this case ‘impacts’) referred to as causal attribution (also referred to as causal inference).GHANA WOMEN’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT RETROSPECTIVE MATRIX OF PROJECT LOGICAL FRAMEWORK2 Hierarchy of Objectives Verifiable Indicators Means of Verification Assumptions and Risks At Appraisal Ex-post I.

SECTOR GOAL To create women’s participatory self sustaining development at the rural and local levels. II. PROJECT OBJECTIVES 1.