Evaluating complex programmes: Reflections on realism and resilience
- By Jennifer Leavy, Stephen McDowell, Edward Boydell, Gretta Fitzgerald and Nicola Giordano
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What works and why in implementing and achieving outcomes in adaptation and resilience-building projects? This paper considers the challenges faced and lessons learned in the mid-term review of BRACED projects to provide insights into using realist principles to evaluate complex, resilience-building programmes in an international development context.