Our Assignments


IOD PARC works globally. We have staff based in the UK, Nepal, Australia and France. We partner with our broad and well-established network of partner agencies, associates and locally based consultants to provide comprehensive and context-specific service to our clients. Over the last 22 years, IOD PARC has worked on over 1000 assignments in more than 100 countries world-wide.

Example Assignments

Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) Assessments


Location: Global

Date:2015 - 2022

Through its Secretariat, MOPAN – a network of 18 of the largest official development assistance contributor states – contracted IOD PARC to support methodology development (MOPAN 3.0) and undertake the 2015/16, 2017/18 and 2019 MOPAN organisational assessments. Over this period, IOD PARC undertook 31 MOPAN assessments of UN and non-UN funds and International Financial Institutions (including development banks) and UN specialised agencies and programmes. Using...

Evaluation Quality Assurance and Learning Service (EQuALS)

Client:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Location: Global

Date:2016 - 2025

IOD PARC has managed FCDO’s external quality assurance service EQuALS since 2016, providing expert technical advice and quality assurance for designing, implementing and learning from evaluation processes. The EQuALS service can provide quality assurance on all evaluations within overseas development assistance expenditure across the UK government. It ensures high quality in FCDO’s evaluation processes as well as identifying value for money improvements in FCDO interventions....

Evaluation of the Division of Specialized Operational Support (DSOS)

Client:United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)

Location: Global

Date:2021 - 2022

IOD PARC was commissioned under our long-term arrangement for provision of evaluation services with UNDSS to conduct an independent evaluation to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of its Division of Specialized Operational Support in delivering on their global mandate to provide security and safety support to UN agencies and staff. Conducted over a three-month period (Oct to Dec 2021) the evaluation was highly participatory, engaging...

Strategic Evaluation of the Austrian Development Agency’s Human Rights-Based Approach

Client:Austrian Development Agency

Location: Global

Date:2020 - 2021

IOD PARC undertook a strategic evaluation of the Austrian Development Agency’s human rights-based approach to support its application and development.

Performance System Support to WHO

Client:World Health Organization

Location: Global

Date:2020 - 2020

IOD PARC worked with WHO to design a new approach to performance measurement, using a Balanced Scorecard approach.

WFP Laos Country Strategic Plan Evaluation

Client:World Food Programme

Location: Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Date:2020 - 2021

IOD PARC conducted an evaluation of the WFP country strategic plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).

Review of the Workplace Culture of the South Centre

Client:South Centre

Location: South Africa Switerland

Date:2020 - 2020

IOD PARC conducted a Workplace Cultural Review to assess The South Centre’s workplace culture, leadership and management practices.

Humanitarian-Conflict-Development Nexus Review

Client:Danish Red Cross

Location: Global

Date:2019 - 2019

The Danish Red Cross contracted IOD PARC to conduct a two-phase review of its work across the humanitarian-conflict-development (triple) nexus.

Formative Evaluation of Irish Aid Programme Grant II (2017–2021) and Humanitarian Programme Plan (2019-2021)

Client:Irish Aid

Location: Vietnam Sierra Leone Tanzania Democratic Republic of the Congo

Date:2020 - 2021

IOD PARC conducted an independent assessment of the PGII and HPP mechanisms and their ability to deliver on the policy commitments in Ireland’s strategy documents, ‘A Better World’ (ABW, 2019) and ‘One World, One Future’ (OWOF, 2013).

Final Evaluation of Promoting Safe and Fair Migration from Kenya to the Gulf States


Location: Kenya Qatar

Date:2019 - 2021

IOD PARC undertook a final evaluation of the Promoting Safe and Fair Migration from Kenya to the Gulf States project, implemented by Verité.

Thematic Evaluation of DanChurchAid’s support to build resilience of poor and vulnerable communities

Client:DCA Alliance

Location: Denmark Myanmar Uganda South Sudan Palestine Nepal Zimbabwe

Date:2020 - 2021

n evaluation of social, economic and environmental resilience policies and programmes, with a focus on learning and recommendations for future programming.

Evaluation of the Switzerland’s mine action strategy (2016 – 2022)

Client:FDFA Swiss Ministry of Foregin Affairs

Location: Global

Date:2021 - 2021

An external evaluation of Switzerland’s mine action strategy, with a focus on learning and recommendations to support the development of the next strategic document.

Strategic evaluation of Australia’s overseas climate change assistance

Client:Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Location: Global

Date:2017 - 2018

Assessing the performance of Australia’s climate change investments in support of international development with a focus on effectiveness, sustainability and value for money.

Strategic Evaluation of organisation Human Rights-based Approach

Client:Austrian Development Cooperation

Location: Global

Date:2020 - 2021

IOD PARC undertook the strategic evaluation of Austrian Development Agency’s (ADA) human rights-based approach (HRBA) to assess the timeliness and adequacy of ADC’s HRBA through the criteria of relevance and coherence on three levels: human rights as a principle; promotion and protection of human rights as an intervention area; and human rights as a component of political dialogue. The evaluation further provided insights into how ADC’s HRBA and mainstreaming of gender equality are combined into a complementary framework; and how the HRBA is integrated in the planning and implementation of strategic evaluations.

Country Health Situation Room Evaluation


Location: Kenya Malawi Uganda Zimbabwe Côte d’Ivoire Lesotho Mozambique Namibia Zambia


The Health Situation Room is a digital platform that visually displays HIV and health related data with the aim of supporting decision-making at programming level in countries. IOD PARC in partnership with IMC Worldwide conducted an evaluation for UNAID’s organizational learning and accountability through an assessment of the Health Situation Room’s relevance, effectiveness and sustainability.

UNICEF ECARO Country Programme Evaluations


Location: Uzbekistan Tajikistan Albania

Date:2019 - 2021

Working with our partners IMC Worldwide, Child Frontiers and Development Analytics, IOD PARC undertook a series of Country Programme Evaluations (CPE) including in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Albania as part of a long-term agreement with UNICEF Eastern and Central Asia Regional Office.

Effective Partnership Review and Action Plan


Location: Global


Supporting the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Secretariat to review effectiveness of GPE partnerships at national and global levels, and to design and test partnership assessment tools.

Development of an Integrated Results Management Framework

Client:Green Climate Fund

Location: Global

Date:2019 - 2020

IOD PARC are supporting the strengthening and streamlining of the Green Climate Fund’s global results architecture.

Proof of Concept study of the Commercial Pocket Approach to building the resilience of farmers in Nepal


Location: Nepal


Building the knowledge base for a Nepal programme under DFID’s global ‘Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters’ (BRACED) programme, which supports Nepali farmers in the use of climate smart technologies and the enabling environment for year-round trade.

Annual Assessment of Results for the New Zealand Aid Programme in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Client:New Zealand - Foreign Affairs & Trade

Location: New Zealand

Date:2015 - 2019

Meta-evaluation of the robustness of MFAT’s internal activity monitoring and completion reports.

Humanitarian- Conflict -Development Nexus Review

Client:Danish Red Cross

Location: Denmark


Establishing a common understanding and definition of the triple nexus (humanitarian-conflict-development) as it relates to the Danish Red Cross and recommendations for working across the nexus.

Covid-19 in Gaza: Community Practices in Refugee Camps

Client:ELRHA and DFID

Location: Gaza


Currently participating in a rapid research project led by Bath University with the European University Institute in Florence that seeks to better understand public health messaging on Covid-19 in Gaza refugee camps.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Unit – DFID Nepal Resilience Portfolio


Location: Nepal

Date:2017 - 2023

Leading a consortium to run DFID Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Unit across their Climate Smart Development for Nepal and Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Nepal portfolios.

Capacity assessment tool for UNICEF’s WASH emergency preparedness and response, and documentation of best practices.


Location: Philippines East Asia Pacific Region


Supporting UNICEF’s WASH emergency preparedness and response capacity in the East Asia and Pacific Regions

Joint Evaluation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness

Client:Multi-donor Group supported by an Evaluation Secretariat

Location: Global

Date:2009 - 2011

The global Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness is a joint international statement and partnership commitment to improve the quality of aid and its impact on development.

Targeted Country Assistance (TCA) Country Assessments

Client:GAVI Alliance

Location: Myanmar Nigeria Democratic Republic of Congo Papua New Guinea Zambia Ethiopia

Date:2018 - 2019

Country Assessments and Meta Review examining the TCA component of GAVI’s Partnership Engagement Framework.

Design and implementation of a development M&E system for the “Safe Families” program in Solomon Islands

Client:Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Location: Solomon Islands

Date:2015 - 2018

Supporting M&E for a multi-sector project that formed part of the larger regional DFAT programme, “Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development”.