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Joe Taylor

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Joe is a monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) officer with an interest in exploring how participatory methods can enhance organisational effectiveness during research, design, monitoring, and evaluation of social change programmes.

He is inspired by organisational learning and accountability initiatives that offer more opportunities for decisions to be influenced by the people whose lives are most directly affected by an intervention. Joe is a proud former student of the MSc Climate Change, Development & Policy programme at IDS.



Covid-19 Responses for Equity (CORE) Knowledge Translation Support

This knowledge translation project aims to increase the visibility, support and uptake of research generated by IDRC’s cohort of CORE research projects, to foster evidence-based policymaking for response to and recovery from the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19.


Covid Collective Research Platform

The Covid Collective Research Platform will offer a rapid social science research response to inform decision-making on some of the most pressing Covid-19 related development challenges.


The Impact Initiative

Six year initiative that seeks to maximise the impact of research funded by the ESRC-FCDO Strategic Partnership.




Pathways to Impact in the Pandemic

Covid Collective Helpdesk Report 10

This report is based on an analysis of 90 research projects supported by the Covid Collective, COVID CIRCLE, and Covid Response for Equity (CORE) initiatives. It provides an overview and insight into how different funders and initiatives were working to facilitate change in the context of the...

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Joe Taylor & 3 others

14 September 2022

Joe Taylor’s recent work