Compendium of ICTD project impact assessments

The Compendium on Impact Assessment of ICT-for-Development Projects, by Richard Heeks and Alemayehu Molla, helps is a valuable guide that facilitates choosing and applying ICTD impact assessment methods. It includes

  • An overview of ICTD impact assessments methods, approaches, and frameworks
  • Descriptions of eleven impact assessment frameworks
  • A bibliography summarizing 150 works on ICTD impact assessment, many drawn from case studies

A bibliography summarizes 150 assessments, mosty drawn from case studies. Heeks is professor at the Institute for Development Policy and Management of the University of Machester and a Global Impact Study partner.

Production of the 157-page compendium was sponsored by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). It is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license, so that it can be freely accessed, shared, and adapted.