Policy Window Philippines OPAPP

3ie requested qualifications from researchers for grants to prepare proposals for the impact evaluation of the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) programme under the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) in the Philippines.

PAMANA is the government’s convergence framework and programme for peacebuilding and development in conflict-affected and conflict-vulnerable areas.

For more information on the programme, please read the  Request for Qualifications (RFQ) (445.7 KB)

This call is now closed. The deadline for this call was 23.59 GMT, 29 May 2015. 

At a glance 

  • Only legally registered organisations and consortia of registered organisations, not individuals, could apply. 
  • This was a request for qualifications to prepare an impact evaluation design, not to submit a design.
  • This call is in two phases. In the first phase, a proposal preparation grant will be awarded.
  • Proposals received in the first phase will reviewed and scored according to 3ie’s selection criteria and will be considered for full impact evaluation grants in the second phase. 
  • A preparation grant of up to US$30,000 will be made to the qualifying research team. 
  • The lead grant-holding organisation could be located anywhere in the world. 
  • The research team should however include at least one researcher from the Philippines as a principal investigator with a substantive role in designing the impact evaluation.

About PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn programme

The Philippine government works to enable communities in areas affected by and vulnerable to armed conflict to return to peaceful conditions where they can achieve their desired quality of life. The government is adopting a two-pronged approach to achieve just and lasting peace. These are the two prongs: (a) Track 1 seeks to bring all internal armed conflicts to a permanent and peaceful closure through negotiated political settlement and (b) the Complementary Track serves to address the root causes and impacts of all internal armed conflicts through development and good governance interventions focused on conflict-affected and conflict-vulnerable areas.

The complementary track is primarily pursued through the implementation of PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) programme. As a framework, PAMANA aims to mainstream the peacebuilding agenda at various levels of governance, ensuring that conflict-sensitive and peace promoting approaches are adopted and implemented in government planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring and evaluation systems and processes.

3ie's Policy Window Philippines 

This window develops and fund rigorous, mixed-methods impact evaluations commissioned by policymakers and programme managers to answer questions about the attributable impact of interventions they implement in the Philippines.

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