Evaluating Impacts of Peacebuilding Interventions: Approaches and Methods, Challenges and Considerations

May 2014 | Diana Chigas, Madeline Church, and Vanessa Corlazzoli

Suggested Citation: Chigas, Diana, Madeline Church, and Vanessa Corlazzoli. “Evaluating Impacts of Peacebuilding Interventions: Approaches and Methods, Challenges and Considerations.” A Conflict, Crime, and Violence Results Initiative (CCVRI) product. London, UK:¬†DFID, 2014.

This resource tries to answer the following questions:

  • What does impact evaluation mean in a peacebuilding context?
  • What are the challenges to evaluating impacts of peacebuilding interventions?
  • How is evaluating impacts of peacebuilding interventions different from evaluating impacts of development interventions?
  • What evaluation approaches are useful for evaluating impacts of peacebuilding interventions?
  • How does the evaluation process interact with the conflict context, and how can conflict sensitivity of the evaluation process be ensured?

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