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Impact Assessment for Development Agencies

Learning to Value Change (Oxfam Development Guidelines)

by Chris Roche

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Published by Oxfam Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Library & information services,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • ASIA,
  • Africa,
  • Central Europe,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Reference - General

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8301176M
    ISBN 10085598418X
    ISBN 109780855984182

    The pipeline of planned investments, including the expansion of existing operations, and the development of new mines, many of which have secured the approval of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and other authorizations, could top US$53 billion by In New York State, most projects or activities proposed by a state agency or unit of local government, and all discretionary approvals (permits) from a NYS agency or unit of local government, require an environmental impact assessment as prescribed by 6 NYCRR Part State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) (Westlaw publication - link leaves.   They gained recognition and were adopted by several other development agencies. Robert was president of the International Association of Impact Assessment in He later served on the World Author: Tom Goodland. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an important part of the approval process for the mining projects and detailed integral part of project development and design. It briefly covers the legislative requirements. It is the best way of predicting potential impacts and identifying early in the planning process for effective and efficient ways.


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(Professor Coralie Bryant, Director, School of International and Public Affairs,) "Impact assessment is a vital part of the development process and this book considers the process of how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programs from planning to Cited by: Its basic premise is that impact assessment should not refer to the immediate outputs of a project or programme but to any lasting or significant changes that it brought about.

From a theoretical overview the book moves on to discuss the design of impact-assessment processes and a range of tools and methods before illustrating its use in development, in emergencies and in advocacy work. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or Manufacturer: Stylus Pub Llc. Impact Assessment for Development Agencies Book Description: In-depth case studies by partner organizations of Oxfam and Novib as well as by some Oxfam staff show a variety of approaches to impact assessment - qualitative, quantitative and participatory - in a range of situations from large-scale integrated development programmes to projects involving only.

Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change. 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.3/5(2).

Book: Impact assessment for development agencies: learning to value change. Impact Assessment for Development Agencies book pp. ref.7 pp. of Abstract: The book considers the process of impact assessment and shows how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programmes development programmes Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by:   Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to value change.

This book considers the process of impact assessment and shows how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programmes from planning to by: This chapter looks at the particular challenge of assessing the impact of advocacy initiatives, in terms of both designing an assessment and selecting tools and methods for it.

The material presented uses three main ways to examine the impact of advocacy and policy work. From a theoretical overview, the book moves on to discuss the design of impact-assessment processes and a range of tools and methods, before illustrating its use in Impact Assessment for Development Agencies book, in emergencies, and in advocacy work.4/5(1).

Impact assessment is a broad field. The impact of the full range of development interventions can be assessed (projects, programmes, sector wide support and donor country strategies and macro economic growth and programme aid support) using qualitative or quantitative approaches or a Size: KB.

It may just be that your life is different. The assessment of impact involves understanding the nature of the change that has taken place in you and to determine its significance in your life.

The development arena is crowded with definitions of impact assessment, some more complex than. Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change.

Impact assessment for development agencies: learning to value change. [Chris Roche; Nederlandse Organisatie voor Internationale Bijstand.] -- This book considers the process of impact assessment and shows how and why it needs to be integrated into all stages of development programmes.

10 Impact Evaluation of Development Interventions can be piloted replicates, in the public sector, the sort of “learning” processes that are “second nature” to many private sector activities (Box ). These pilot studies will be rapid IEs (Box ), with explicit feedback loops to inform project design and by: 2.

AND IMPACT. Outputs, outcomes and impact are terms used to describe change at different levels. Outputs are the products, goods and /or services which result from a development intervention.

These are designed to Impact Assessment for Development Agencies. Oxford: Oxfam/NOVIB. Author(s):File Size: KB. Impact assessment is, in more than one sense, a theory-based activity. First, inherently it involves establishing a òtheory of change ó, a òprogramme theory ó or òintervention logic ó – in other words, a description of the cascade of cause and effect leadingFile Size: KB.

Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change (Oxfam Development Guidelines) Roche, C. 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 countries.

implementing agencies, local governments, civil society organizations, private sector firms, the Bank and its shareholders and other development agencies. A key element in participatory development is the ability to identify stakeholders, their needs, interests, relative power and potential impact on project outcomes.

A number of bilateral agencies, for example the UK Department for International Development (DFID), are promoting the use of macro-level support to governments in the form of such instruments as “Direct Budgetary Support” and “Sector-Wide Approaches” - often in support of agreed poverty reduction strategies.

Impact Assessment for Development Agencies, conducted in for Oxfam UK and Novib. David Hulme also gives a useful account of different impact assessment methods in the context of microfinance.

Hulme’s work raises wider questions regarding impact assessment, and can be extrapolated beyond the particulars of microfinance. INTRAC also gives a. Book Reviews Chris Roche. Social Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change.

UK: Oxfam, £ pages. Chris Roche defines impact assessment as "the systematic analysis of the lasting or significant changes - positive or negative, intended or not - in people's.

On Augthe Impact Assessment Act, the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, and the Canadian Navigable Waters Act came into force. The Impact Assessment Act creates the new Impact Assessment Agency of Canada and repeals the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Over the coming weeks and months.

Monitor:Collectionofdata,analysisandreporting Useofmonitoringdataformanagementactionanddecisionmaking 5. Evaluatingforresults The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, agreed by over one hundred donors and developing countries in Marchcommits donors and partner countries jointly to “develop and apply common approaches for Strategic Environmental Assessment at the sector and national levels”.File Size: 2MB.

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Free delivery for many products. Ministry for Development Cooperation and the International Finance Corporation. This handbook is an output of an initiative aimed at building knowledge and capacity for monitoring and evaluation across development agencies on the topic of Business Enabling.

The authors argue that impact assessment is a vital part of the current development landscape, yet it is an unfinished project. Impact assessment is frequently poorly conceptualized and theorized, and is so many things to different people that it. Development banks and agencies Development banks and agencies are typically un-derwritten by national governments and agencies or groups of governments and agencies.

These organizations offer fun-ding, financing, guidance, and other support services for pro-jects that further social or economic development objectives,File Size: 4MB.

Impact Assessment of UNCDF Partnerships – UNCDF has increased the number of partnerships with various agencies and these are quite positive.

It has also developed constructive partnerships with academic and research partners and is appreciated as a strong contributor in building knowledge. The practice of regulatory impact assessment has long needed a critical evaluation.

This volume, which is interdisciplinary and international, and combines academic and practitioner insights, hits the spot to great effect. Colin Scott, UCD College of Busi. "Fish Farmers Development Agencies and Farmers Empowerment: An Impact Assessment Study in Uttar Pradesh," Agricultural Economics Research Review, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), vol.

30(1), : Pooja Gautam, P.S. Ananthan, M. Krishnan. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change at nd: Chris Roche. agency in checking the appropriateness of SIA processes.

• Developers (proponents) and Financiers – require guidelines to be committed to good practice in environmental and social impact assessment, to adequately resource such practice, to liaise effectively with practitioners and interested and affected parties, and with regulatory agencies.

Program Development and Management for International Organizations The following recommended books are also available at the NYU Bookstore or online: Roche, Chris (). Impact Assessment for Development Agencies - OHCHRHuman Rights Indicators.

nineteenth century is believed to be the first Social Impact Assessment. (Prendergast ) However, Social Impact Assessment, as it is known today, emerged much later. 11 The beginnings of social impact assessment can be traced to developments as recent as those during the’s.

By this time, “development agencies began to use. Assessing the Impact of E-Government: A Study of Projects in India Abstract e-government programs,1 and several development agencies and govern Two examples from Asia are the e-Sri Lanka Development Project, launched in Sri Lanka in through World Framework for Impact Assessment.

When Ofgem will do an Impact Assessment 8 Screening 8 Section 5A IAs and determining “importance” 9 Criteria for determining importance 10 Impact Assessments produced outside the scope of s.5A 11 Modification Impact Assessments 11 Multi-stage Impact Assessments 12 When we won’t do an Impact Assessment 13 3.

Finally, the book offers suggestions that could improve Ghana’s environmental impact assessment procedure and facilitate its adoption in other developing countries.

this book will be of interest to environmental assessment professionals and students, international development agencies, NGOs, planners, academicians, and policy makers looking Pages: International development agencies have been using Evaluability Assessments since Although the most common focus of an Evaluability Assessment is a single project, Evaluability Assessments have also been carried out on sets of projects, policy areas, country strategies, strategic plans, work plans, and partnerships.

Putting the Last First (London: ITDG Press, ); Somesh Kumar, Methods of Community Participation (London: ITDG Press, ); Chris Roche, Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change (Sterling, Va.: Stylus, ); Frits Wils, “Scaling Up Mainstream Accountability: The Challenge for NGOs,” in Edwards and Hulme, eds Cited by: Book Description.

This unique sourcebook provides a global, state-of-the-art review of the rapidly evolving field of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) that is intended to serve as a baseline for the work of an OECD Task Team on SEA and a UNEP initiative on integrated planning and assessment.Environmental impact assessment: the state of the art Richard K.

Morgan* Department of Geography, University of Otago, DunedinNew Zealand and development of EIA, to establish the current extent of EIA usage, the forms of impact assessment that have policy to guide the activities of those Federal agencies.