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17 December
2018

A Beginners Guide to the UN Migration Compact – Paige Isaacson and Anne Hammerstad

By |News comment and analysis|

The UN Global Compact for Migration is the first comprehensive international agreement establishing a common framework for the management of international migration. After a dramatic run-up, with a very public campaign to derail it and several states dropping their support, the Compact was formally adopted at an international conference in Marrakech, Morocco, by 164 UN [...]

10 December
2018

We are hiring a Junior Analyst!

By |News from Agulhas|

Agulhas Applied Knowledge is a London-based consulting firm specialising in research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) on international development and sustainability. We provide strategic advice on aid programmes and development policy to the UK government, other DAC countries, multilateral organisations, developing country governments, philanthropic foundations and NGOs. We specialise in strategic reviews and evaluations: for [...]

5 December
2018

We are hiring a Learning and Development Manager!

By |News from Agulhas|

Learning and Development Manager To provide Agulhas Applied Knowledge with learning and development expertise as a L&D Manager, leading Agulhas’s principal L&D project. The position will require close work with Agulhas staff, especially the Senior Management Team and will be based out of the Agulhas offices in Branch Place, London. It will require willingness to [...]

3 December
2018

Reimagining law and justice assistance – Marcus Cox

By |News comment and analysis|

On 23 November 2018, Agulhas Director Marcus Cox gave the keynote address at an annual workshop of law and justice development practitioners in Canberra, at the kind invitation of Professor Veronica Taylor from the Australian National University. Drawing on past evaluations of Australian and UK law and justice assistance, the address explores the shortcomings of traditional capacity [...]

1 December
2018

Investing in Regional Prosperity: Positioning the Aid Program to Support Australia’s Economic Partnerships in Asia

By |client stories|

This evaluation puts forward a strong case for Australia to remain engaged with Asian MICs. It argues that Australia can continue to build its comparative advantage as a partner in economic and social reform. The rationale is driven by Australia’s strategic interest in supporting prosperous and stable neighbours as well as the development needs of Asian [...]

13 November
2018

We are hiring a Research Fellow!

By |News from Agulhas|

Agulhas Applied Knowledge is a London-based consulting firm specialising in research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) on international development and sustainability. We provide strategic advice on aid programme and development policy to the UK government, other donor countries, multilateral organisations, developing country governments, philanthropic foundations and NGOs. We specialise in strategic reviews and evaluations: for [...]

30 October
2018

ICAI maternal health review published today

By |client stories|

Today, with support from Agulhas, ICAI published a review of DFID's results in improving maternal health. The review found that: DFID developed a comprehensive Results Framework for 2011-2015 that included targets to improve maternal health. DFID has been an important champion of family planning and reproductive rights at the international level, and helped to extend access [...]

12 October
2018

ICAI infrastructure review published today

By |client stories|

Today ICAI with support from Agulhas published a performance review on DFID’s investment on transport and urban infrastructure. DFID’s investments on transport and urban infrastructure over 2015 and 2016 consisted of 57 programmes with combined budgets of £3.9 billion. The review found that: DFID’s transport and urban infrastructure work clearly supports three out of four strategic [...]

25 September
2018

Value for money through tendering and contract management

By |client stories|

Today ICAI published a performance review on DFID’s approach to value for money through tendering and contract management. This is the second of two reviews on how well DFID achieves value for money through procurement. These reviews complement a further ICAI review on DFID’s approach to value for money in programme and portfolio management. Together, these three reviews [...]

5 September
2018

IDC hearing of the ICAI Disability review

By |client stories|

The International Development Committee (IDC) will hear today 5th September at 9:50am from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) supported by the Agulhas team led by Paul Spray and the Department for International Development (DFID) on the recently published ICAI review: DFID's approach to disability in development. Watch the session

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