Case Study Evaluation Reports

Our program produces case reports to share with researchers, research managers, students, and research funders aiming to improve the effectiveness of their research. Learn more from our case reports on various international research-for-development projects and programs and graduate student research.

FTA Program Evaluation: Synthesis

This report summarizes a decade of contributions of the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. We assess FTA’s outcomes and impacts across five global challenges: (1) deforestation and forest degradation, (2) degraded land and ecosystem services, (3) unsustainable land use practices, (4) poverty and vulnerability, and (5) food and nutritional insecurity.

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FTA Program Evaluation: Contributions to Sustainable Land Use and Management

This report assesses 19 clusters of research undertaken by the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. The evaluation assesses FTA’s contributions to outcomes and corresponding impacts on sustainable land use and management.

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Project Evaluation: Sanitation in the Niger Delta

This report assesses a Royal Roads University Doctor of Social Sciences student project. The evaluation assesses project contributions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, investigating what aspects of project design and implementation supported outcomes.

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Project Evaluation: Post-Conflict Truth Telling in Northern Uganda

This report assesses a Royal Roads University Doctor of Social Science student project. The evaluation assesses project contributions to transitional justice processes in Uganda, supporting and empowering research participants and young people’s voice in post-conflict truth-telling policy and practice.

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FTA Program Evaluation: Contributions to Addressing Deforestation and Forest Degradation

This report assesses 11 clusters of research undertaken by the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. The evaluation assesses FTA’s contributions to outcomes and impacts enhancing the protection of forests from deforestation and degradation.

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FTA Program Evaluation: Contributions to Reduce Poverty and Vulnerability

This report assesses 14 clusters of research undertaken by the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. The evaluation assesses FTA’s contributions to outcomes and impacts reducing rural poverty and vulnerability.

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Project Evaluation: Certification of Airport Security in Canada

This report assesses a Royal Roads University Master of Arts in Leadership student project. The evaluation assesses project contributions to the delivery and measurement of airport security training to foster a culture for continuous learning and professional development at the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), investigating what aspects of project design and implementation  supported outcomes.

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An Outcome Evaluation of FTA’s Research Portfolio on Oil Palm

This report assesses the project design, implementation, and outcomes of FTA’s research portfolio on oil palm in Indonesia. Four projects from the portfolio were selected for in-depth assessment. The report documents and empirically tests whether and how intended portfolio outcomes were realized, with specific attention to the characteristics of projects’ design and implementation that contributed to changes in policy and practice within Indonesia’s oil palm sector.

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FTA Program Evaluation: Contributions to Land and Ecosystem Service Restoration

This report assesses 13 clusters of research undertaken by the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. The evaluation assesses FTA’s contributions to outcomes and impacts on the restoration of degraded land and ecosystem services.

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FTA Program Evaluation: Contributions to Food and Nutritional Security

This report assesses 4 clusters of research undertaken by the Forest, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) CGIAR research program. The evaluation assesses FTA’s contributions to outcomes and impacts on food and nutritional security.

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Project Evaluation: Gender and Leadership in Wildland Fire

This report assesses a Royal Roads University Master of Arts in Leadership student project. The report documents and empirically tests whether and how intended outcomes of the research were realized. The evaluation assesses project contributions to changes in discourse around gender and leadership in wildland fire to guide organizational practice at the British Columbia Wildfire Service.

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Project Evaluation: Support to the Development of Agroforestry Concessions in Peru (SUCCESS) Project

This report assesses World Agroforestry’s (ICRAF) project entitled ‘Support to the Development of Agroforestry Concessions in Peru (SUCCESS)’. The report documents and empirically tests whether and how intended outcomes were realized, with specific attention to the characteristics of project design and implementation that contributed to changes in agroforestry policy and practice.

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