To generate credible evidence, research and development programmes should be planned simultaneously. That’s why DLL follows development programmes from conception to completion.
Throughout all stages of a programme, we conduct rigorous research in partnership with the implementing organisation, answering questions such as:
- How effective is the programme?
- What are the impacts?
- What explains successes and failures?
- How can the programme be improved?
- What are effective ways of scaling up?
We may also assess programme acceptability, feasibility, fidelity and adoption. We establish rapid feedback loops to enable learning along the way.