Project Description

Client: Itad/ DFID
Location: Multy Country
Year: 2015-2019
Area of Work: MEL system; M&E tools and frameworks; evaluation; meta-analysis and synthesis; climate resilience and transformation.

The £124 million DFID-funded four-year Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme aimed to build the resilience of more than 5 million people vulnerable to climate extremes and disasters, and to deliver a sustained and transformational impact beyond the communities directly supported by funded projects. The programme comprised 15 field-based resilience-building projects across 13 countries in the Sahel, East Africa and Asia. The programme dedicated Knowledge Manager (KM) was tasked with generating and consolidating learning about which actions work best to strengthen community resilience to climate extremes and disasters in a variety of contexts.

In collaboration with ITAD, ResilienceMonitor lead the monitoring and results reporting efforts. This included the design of the BRACED portfolio theory of change and its monitoring, evaluation and learning framework (covering fifteen projects across thirteen countries). This work included the review and standardisation of 15 MEAL frameworks; provide technical support to Implementing partners MEAL processes; designing and testing new methodologies and tools to measure resilience and
transformational outcomes across thirteen countries; ensure consistent and common measurement across the portfolio; and support BRACED grantees with data collection methods and approaches to test and to assess the effectiveness of their resilience projects; produce annual reviews synthesising progress across the portfolio and against resilience outcomes.