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Terms of reference for research projects

A template for practitioners designing research for non-governmental organisations

2020 Available in English

This template helps people to commission and design research in Tearfund, although other NGO practitioners engaged in research may find it useful.

It will guide you to consider research questions and methods, ethics, dissemination and the use of budget. The completed template can be shared internally and with prospective consultants as a useful tool for communicating the desired research outcomes.

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