Evaluation, Assessment and Analysis
Adapt Africa offers leadership and practical assistance in research, data collection, and all types of program evaluation, in Africa, and spanning a wide variety of development areas including climate change, agriculture and food security, clean energy, environment, health, trade, governance, education, water and sanitation.
We design, execute, and disseminate results from research and evaluation to enable development organization address their challenges in the most efficient way. Our team includes research experts and subject matter experts in key sectors of development.
We offer a full suite of innovative and flexible methodologies, with particular expertise in applying these methods creatively to match the specific need and audience. We help clients develop measurable indicators, rigorous information collection, insightful performance analysis, and program effectiveness to drive informed decisions on issues that matter profoundly to their success.
Adapt Africa addresses the full life cycle of experimental and quasi-experimental research services, including:
- Methodology and study design
- Training and technical assistance for study implementation
- Quantitative and qualitative data analysis
- Database and systems development
- Secondary data analysis
- Multilevel analysis
- Reports and publication of results
- Programming for sustainable quality improvement
We support clients with formative and summative program evaluation to help them shape, improve, and transform programs for greater effectiveness.
We apply highly rigorous methodologies to help clients determine how a program measures up and to find methods by which clients can improve programs. For our tailored, unique program evaluations, ADAPT AFRICA uses a combination of traditional and state-of-the-art analytic methods and tools, including:
- Evaluability assessments
- Implementation evaluation
- Logic models
- Program content reviews
- Randomized control trials
- Propensity score matching
- Research framework advice
- Single-case designs
- Quantitative analysis of designs
- Synthesis of mixed-method research
- Case studies
- Ethnographic studies
- Social network analysis
- Secondary data research