Posts in Data Standards/Analytics
RDPP - Outcome, Learning, and Evaluation for the Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP)

For Monitoring, Evaluation and Real Time Learning of the RDPP-portfolio, the Dutch Government contracted a Learning and Evaluation Team (LET) of which Samuel Hall is the co-lead. Implemented over a period of three years, the evaluation approach includes a learning component designed to support regional partners during the implementation of their interventions to improve performance and increase impact. The results and lessons learned from monitoring and evaluation activities are regularly shared and discussed with partners for this purpose.

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EUTF/Samuel Hall - Mid-Term Review of the EUTF Regional Development and Protection Programme in Kenya: Support to the Development of Kalobeyei

In 2018, Samuel Hall in collaboration with the EU reviewed the Kalobeyei Integrated Socio-Economic Development Plan (KISEDP) project to assess whether objectives had been achieved, and where obstacles and opportunities exist to inform future iterations of the project.

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Save the Children - Durable Solutions For Returnee Children: What Do We Know?

This report addresses a gap in knowledge about the often-difficult conditions of children’s return to the areas of (their parents’) origin. It gives an overview of what is known (and what is not) about the return of displaced children to Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Syria, four of the most important contexts of return today.

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Mercy Corps - Driven to leave: Aid & Migration

Our report ”Driven to Leave” questions the efficacy of traditional development investments that seek to deter migration from countries lacking basic rule of law and security; and questions the impact of job training and skills building on migration intentions.

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Dutch MFA/NWO - Aspirations and Youth programming in Somalia and Afghanistan

We undertook data analysis and primary data collection in Afghanistan, Somalia, Greece and Italy to understand the commonalities and differences in decision-making processes – whether to migrate or to stay – among youth in conflict-affected settings.

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IOM - Assessment of Economic Opportunities Along the Afghan-Tajik Border

The purpose of this assignment was to identify the needs and the economic potential in border communities on both sides, and point out initiatives with the potential to be scaled up to the benefit of local residents. The research questions addressed the potential of cross-border markets and possible synergies in cross-border labor market supply and demand. It considered existing initiatives with an eye to avoiding duplication of efforts.

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UN-Habitat - State of Afghan Cities Report

This report shows that Afghan cities are a driving force of social and economic development, state-building and peace-building, yet their full potential has been constrained by the absence of an effective urban policy and regulatory framework, insufficient and poorly coordinated investment, and weak municipal governance and land management. Samuel Hall contributed its expertise to the urban economy analysis section of the report.

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IOM - Investing in Somali Youth in Somaliland and Puntland

This research is the first comprehensive study of Somaliland and Puntland’s youth migration and its linkages to employment. The research maps economic drivers of migration, youth livelihood opportunities, and interventions to support youth and local markets – unlocking solutions for youth employment in Somaliland and Puntland inclusive of the public and private sectors.

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DRC/PIN - Urban Poverty and Food Insecurity in Afghanistan

People in Need (PIN) and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) commissioned Samuel Hall to conduct a large urban poverty study in Kabul, Herat, Jalalabad, Mazar-e- Sharif and Kandahar. The study is based on a 5,400-household survey and will be presented to key stakeholders during a series of consultation in September 2014.

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FMFBA - Assessing Potential for Micro Finance in Rural Livelihoods

The First Micro Finance Bank (FMFB) has commissioned a report to conduct market research for the potential to disburse micro finance services in Bamyan and Kunduz provinces in Afghanistan. The objective is to inform FMFB of community preferences for micro finance so that it may tailor its products and delivery to adjust to their needs within the business end goals.

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MACCA - Mine Risk Education and Perception of Deminers

The Mine Action Co-ordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA) commissioned Samuel Hall to assess the current approach to Mine Risk Education, and community perceptions of deminers. The findings are based on fieldwork conducted in 2012 in Kabul, Parwan and Paktia through a survey of 500 individuals and focus groups with community members, deminers and land mine survivors.

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