Resources

A selection of resources we have found useful and some of our own publications.

LAMP Publications

These are a selection of the reports we have worked on and also some ‘thought pieces’ which bring together our approaches to enhancing aid impact and reflections from applying these in practice.

LAMP VFM Thought Piece
Going digital for maternal health. A blog piece on social return on investment

VfM Guidance and Approaches

A selection of guidance issued by DFID, ICAI and other organisations which we have found helpful when developing VfM frameworks

Indicators and VFM in Governance Programming
DFID’s Approach to Value for Money (VfM)
ICAI’s Approach to Effectiveness and VFM
National Audit Office Analytical framework for assessing Value for Money
Better Value for Money: An organising framework for management and measurement of VFM indicators. ITAD
Leaving no one behind: The value for money of disability-inclusive development – BOND (2016)
DFID’s approach to value for money – ICAI (2018)
DFID’s approach to delivering impact – ICAI (2015)
GALI – Measuring the Value for Money of Acceleration (2018)

Discussing and Demystifying VfM

A collection of articles and papers which explore concepts used in VfM in more depth and provide explanation of some of the techniques which we and others use in conducting VfM analysis.

Evaluating methods for assessing VfM – Farida Fleming
Value for investment – Julian King
McEwan Cost Effectiveness Analysis
Measuring Value For Money In Healthcare Concepts And Tools
OPM’s approach to assessing Value for Money
Improving the Practice of Value for Money Assessment (2015)

LAMP Projects

Location: Kenya

Kenya Essential Education Programme (KEEP) – Value for Money analysis

In Kenya, LAMP conducted a Value for Money analysis of KEEP, a DfID funded, multiple-partner education programme which subsequently received an award for ‘Best VfM Analysis’ by DfID Kenya. Working with our client, we developed a VfM approach which can continue to be applied in the future, as well as comparing the cost-effectiveness of different […]

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Location: South Sudan

South Sudan Health Pooled Fund – Value for Money strategy

LAMP reviewed and updated the VfM Strategy for the Health Pooled Fund (HPF) programme in South Sudan. This is a DFID-led £120 million HPF managed by a consortium headed by Crown Agents. LAMP’s work was conducted in collaboration with the programme team in South Sudan and the implementing partners. Two workshops were conducted on-site with […]

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