Making Science of Influencing: Assessing the Impact of Development Research
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Sumner, A., Ishmael-Perkins, N. and Lindstrom, J.(2009) 'Making Science of Influencing: Assessing the Impact of Development Research'
It is clear that impact and influence are understood from very different perspectives. This paper reviews a number of models of assessment and makes some recommendations on methods for further testing and a research agenda to build capacity in this area.