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 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...

External evaluation of the prospective country evaluations (PCEs)

Client:Global Fund

Location: Cambodia the Democratic Republic of Congo Guatemala Mozambique Myanmar Senegal Sudan Uganda

Date:2021 - 2023

In 2016, the Global Fund Board endorsed the decision for the Global Fund Technical Reference Group (TERG) to be allocated $22 million to implement the Prospective Country Evaluations (PCEs) for a three-year period , as part of its mandate to provide comprehensive assessment of the implementation and the impact of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-22 “Investing to End Epidemics”. In 2021, IOD PARC completed an...

Provision of Consultancy Services for the Evaluation of the UNRWA Family Health Team Reform

Client:United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Location: Jordan Lebanon Syria Occupied Palestinian Territory

Date:2021 - 2021

UNRWA introduced a Health Reform Strategy to modernise UNRWA health services which aimed to introduce a person-centred approach to UNRWA’s health care provision with improved quality of care. IOD PARC was commissioned to complete an evaluation of UNRWA's Family Health Team Reform which covered the period from 2011 to 2021 and served the dual purpose of learning and accountability to assess the quality and results of the FHT Reform relative to its intended outcomes.

Independent Mid-Term Review of the NDC Partnership’s 2018-2020 Work Program

Client:NDC Partnership managed by World Resources Institute (WRI)

Location: Peru Uganda Nepal

Date:2019 - 2020

NDC Partnership is a coalition of countries, institutions and non-state actors, who work collaboratively to support the achievement of climate goals. IOD PARC undertook a mixed methods mid term review of the NDC Partnership’s 2018-2020 Workplan to assess progress being made towards objectives, recommend any required corrective actions, highlight lessons learnt/examples of good practice and identify the Partnership’s contribution to broader results.

UNICEF Institutional development and system strengthening to reduce open defecation in India

Client:UNICEF India

Location: Dehli and 14 states across India

Date:2015 - 2017

Consultancy to UNICEF India to enhance their support to the Government of India’s Swachh Bharat ‘Clean India’ Mission and the implementation of UNICEF’s Reduce Open Defecation Priority Action Plan (2015-2017).

Assessment of the “Strengthening Resilience in MENA” project

Client:British Council

Location: Tunisia Morocco Lebanon

Date:2017 - 2018

Focused upon strengthening community resilience against extremist narratives and recruitment in Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon; developing a report synthesis and conducting an assessment.

DFAT Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) in South Asia – Monitoring & Evaluation Advisory Services

Client:Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Location: South Asia

Date:2013 - 2020

The SDIP programme seeks to improve the integrated management of water, energy and food systems in South Asia.

Strategic Evaluation of Delivery of Australian Aid Objectives Through Multilateral Organisations

Client:Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Location: Canberra, Australia

Date:2018 - 2019

Government of Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) partner work with Multilateral Organisations

Preparation of baseline reports for the World Bank Water Global Practice results framework

Client:World Bank

Location: Bangladesh Benin Bolivia Egypt Ethiopia Haiti Kenya Laos Pakistan

Date:2017 - 2018

Substantive baseline assessments for the performance of its combined water sector portfolio in nine priority countries

Evaluation of UNICEF Country Programme (CPE) in Uzbekistan (2016-2020)


Location: Tashkent Uzbekistan

Date:2019 - 2020

The programme is aligned with national strategies and action plans for education, reproductive, maternal and child health and combating HIV-AIDS.

Review of Save the Children Partnership with Civil Society Organizations and Government Agencies

Client:Save the Children Norway

Location: Managua Nicaragua Mozambique UK

Date:2016 - 2017

Review of Save the Children Norway's strategic partnerships in the UK, Mozambique and Nicaragua.

Documentation of Migrant Women’s Experience

Client:Danish Refugee Council

Location: Afghanistan

Date:2017 - 2018

A research paper comparing mixed migration among female migrants from Asia, West Africa, and East Africa.

A Monitoring & Evaluation Facility for the South Asia Water Governance Programme (SAWGP)

Client:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Location: Islamabad Pakistan Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan China India Nepal Pakistan

Date:2015 - 2018

A summative monitoring mechanism for South Asia Water Governance Programme (SAWGP).

European Forestry Institute (EFI) Support to Voluntary Partnership Agreements – Country Impact Monitoring Frameworks

Client:European Union

Location: Ghana Liberia Cameroon

Date:2015 - 2017

A Voluntary Partnership aims to ensure that timber and timber products exported to the EU come from legal sources.

M&E Stocktake and Preparation of Action Plan


Location: Bangladesh

Date:2019 - 2020

Review of existing MEL system to develop a high level action plan and recommendations for the design and implementation of an organisation wide MEL system.

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s Evaluation Ratings and Performance Indicators

Client:European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Location: Global

Date:2017 - 2018

Technical expertise to supplement the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) analysis of its previous ratings results and data architecture to support their evaluation of future assignments.

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 Switzerland

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.