Assessing Impact in Dynamic and Complex Environments: Systemic Action Research and Participatory Systemic Inquiry

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Centre for Development Impact (CDI) Practice Paper No. 8.

Just out and free to download, this Paper explores the implications of complexity and systems thinking for understanding how change happens. This in turn has significant implications for impact assessment. The paper shows how a Systemic Action Research methodology can be employed for assessing impact in complex and highly dynamic environments.  Published by IDS.