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Impact assessment of capacity building and training: assessment framework and two case studies


Capacity building and training have long been recognised as an important component of most research-for-development activities. ACIAR and the ATSE Crawford Fund felt that it was time to undertake a detailed assessment of the options for more-rigorously estimating the returns to capacity building and training. This assessment draws on literature and methodology reviews to suggest a framework for analysing the benefits of capacity building and training. This is illustrated through two case studies.