5.1: Evidence synthesis for social and behavioural data

This session presents ways to access the relevant data and information required to undertake an evidence synthesis and then approaches to synthesising qualitative evidence from those different sources. It then covers a practical example of synthesising qualitative and quantitative data in the context of a humanitarian emergency.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the opportunities and challenges for synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence in an emergency context.
  • Become familiar with the steps to effectively synthesise qualitative evidence.
  • Be able to identify, access and assess evidence from different sources to inform strategies and decision making.

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Session type

90-120 minutes
Online and offline