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Glossary

3ie International Initiative for Impact Evaluation [India]
ACASI audio computer-assisted self-interview
ACET African Center for Economic Transformation [Ghana]
ASPIRES Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening
AVSI Association of Volunteers in International Service [Italy]
BRICS Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa
CBA cost–benefit analysis
CCA cost–consequence analysis
CCF Child Community Family [Moldova]
CDD Community-Driven Development
CDI Centre for Development Impact [UK]
CEA cost-effectiveness analysis
CEDIL Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning [UK]
CGD Center for Global Development [USA]
CIMMYT Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo [International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico]
CNPq Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico [National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, Brazil]
CUA cost–utility analysis
CV control village
DAC Development Assistance Committee
DAG Development Assistance Group
DALY disability-adjusted life year
DD/DiD difference-in-difference(s)
DFID Department for International Development [UK]
DRC Democratic Republic of the Congo
ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Council [USA]
ES economic strengthening
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [Thailand]
ESFAM Economic Strengthening to Keep and Reintegrate Children in Families [Uganda]
EU European Union
FAPERJ Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro [Foundation for Research of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
FaRe Family Resilience
GDP gross domestic product
GNI gross national income
GPEDC Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
HHC Hope and Homes for Children [UK]
HLF High Level Forum
ICSU International Council for Science [France]
ICTD International Centre for Tax and Development [UK]
IDC international development cooperation
IDEAS International Development Evaluation Association [UK]
IDP integrated development programme
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development [Italy]
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute [USA]
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development [UK]
IR international relations
IRD integrated rural development
IRR internal rates of return
J-PAL Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab [USA]
LE livre égyptienne [Egyptian Pound]
LEAP Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty [Ghana]
LSHTM London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
M&E monitoring and evaluation
MDG Millennium Development Goal
MeTA Medicines Transparency Alliance [The Netherlands]
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology [USA]
MQSUN Maximising the Quality of Scaling up Nutrition [UK]
MSC Most Significant Change
MV Millennium Village
MVP Millennium Villages Project
NBR net benefit ratio
NES National Electrification Scheme [Ghana]
NGO non-governmental organisation
NIH National Institutes of Health [USA]
ODA official development assistance
ODI Overseas Development Institute [UK]
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [France]
OED Operations Evaluation Department, World Bank [USA]
OPEC Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries [Austria]
PATH Program for Appropriate Technology in Health [USA]
PDIA problem-driven iterative adaptation
PEI Partnership for Economic Inclusion [USA]
PEPFAR President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
PRA participatory rural appraisal
PRG peer review group
PSM propensity score matching
PUC-Rio Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro [Brazil]
QALY Quality-adjusted life year
QCA qualitative comparative analysis
RCA Reality Check Approach
RCT randomised control trial
RISE Research on Improving Systems of Education [UK]
RMNCH reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health
SADA Savannah Accelerated Development Authority [Ghana]
SDG Sustainable Development Goal
SSC South–South cooperation
STI sexually transmitted infection
SWPRP Southwest Poverty Reduction Project [USA]
TBIE theory-based impact evaluation
TCDC Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries
ToC theory of change
ToR Terms of Reference
TOSSD Total Official Support for Sustainable Development
TZ tuo zaafi [millet staple dish, Ghana]
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development [Switzerland]
UNDCF United Nations Development Cooperation Forum [USA]
UN DESA United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs [USA]
UNDP United Nations Development Programme [USA]
UPS upgrading strategies
USAID United States Agency for International Development
VFM value for money
VSLA village saving and lending association
WFP World Food Programme [Italy]
WHO World Health Organization [Switzerland]