IFAD, lead author. (2017) Looking Ahead: IFAD in the Context of the 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development. Paper prepared for the IFAD Eleventh Replenishment. Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
IFAD, co-lead authors with Lisandro Martin. (2016) Development Effectiveness Framework. Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
IFAD, lead author and contributor. (2016) IFAD10 Midterm Review. Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
IFAD, co-lead author with Alessandra Garbero. (2016) Synthesis of lessons learned from the IFAD9 Impact Assessment Initiative. Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
IFAD, leader and contributor. (2015) IFAD Strategic Framework 2016-2025. Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
IDB, principal authors Mario González, Alessandro Maffioli, Lina Salazar, and Paul Winters. (2010) Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Interventions: Development Effectiveness Overview 2008-2009 Special Topic. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
Invited speaker, “Building a Development Effectiveness Framework to Measure Corporate Impact.” At a special session of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network’s Accountability and Country Ownership Working Group, June 2, 2017, Washington DC.
Presentation, “Enabling inclusive and sustainable rural transformation: The International Fund for Agricultural Development’s Strategic Approach to supporting the 2030 Agenda.” At United Nations Headquarters, May 31, 2017, New York.
Presenter/Panelist, “Building Capacities and Mobilizing Resources for Infrastructure, Industrialisation and Innovation. ” At the Special Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Promoting Sustainable Industrialization , May 31, 2017, New York.
Advocate, in Charter Session II “Innovation and Digital Opportunities.” At the high-level G20 conference ONE World No Hunger. Future of the Rural World, April 27, 2017, Berlin, Germany.
Discussant, At the event Opportunities and challenges towards achieving SDG1 and SDG2: experiences from China, Kenya and Chile, April 26, 2017, Rome, Italy.
Presentation, “Looking Ahead: IFAD’s Strategy for Contributing to the 2030 Agenda. ” At Korea’s Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development, April 4, 2017, Seoul, Korea.
Presentations, “Rural Development Report 2016, Fostering Inclusive Transformation: Key Findings.” At:
Launch, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, September 14, 2016, Rome, Italy;
Irish Forum for International Agricultural Development October 13, 2016, Dublin, Ireland;
Rollout event, October 17, 2016, New Delhi, India;
Center for Global Development, November 9, 2016, Washington DC;
Warwick University, December 8, 2016, London, United Kingdom;
Rollout event, December 12, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden;
Rollout event, March 7, 2017, Pretoria, South Africa.
Invited Panelist, “Why is accountability to affected populations important for the right to adequate food of the people most affected by food insecurity and malnutrition, and how does it operate in practice? ” At the conference Right to Adequate Food: Promoting accountability of food security actions to the people most affected by food insecurity and malnutrition, January 24, 2017, Rome, Italy.
Presentations, “IFAD Development Effectiveness Framework.” Informal Seminar for IFAD Executive Board, July 5, 2016 and IFAD Executive Board meeting December 14-15, 2016, Rome, Italy.
Presentation, “IFAD’s Strategic Framework, Theories of Change and Impact Assessment.” At the meeting United Nations Strategic Planning Network, December 2, 2016, Rome, Italy.
Invited Panelist, “How to improve research impact? The funders’ point of view.” At the workshop Assessing the socio-economic impacts of Agricultural Research in Europe and developing countries November 18, 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
Presentations, “A Synthesis of lessons learned from the IFAD9 Impact Assessment Initiative.” Informal Seminar for IFAD Executive Board, February 4, 2016 and IFAD Executive Board meeting April 13-14, 2016, Rome, Italy.
Presentations, “IFAD Strategic Framework.” Informal Seminar for IFAD Executive Board, October 7, 2015 and IFAD Executive Board meeting December 14-15, 2015, Rome, Italy.
Presentation, “Challenges to impact evaluation, solutions for IFAD.” At the conference Impact evaluation of policies and projects for agricultural and rural development, Milan, Italy, August 31, 2015.
Invited Panelist, “How to better integrate PtoP into FAO activities (a look inward)” At the Workshop on the Protection to Production project, Rome, Italy, September 24-25, 2013.
Invited Panelist, “Leveraging Academic Research” and “Crafting a Research Agenda: Investing in Agriculture.” At the Metrics from the Ground Up Conference, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Washington, DC, June 12-13, 2013.
Presentation. “Supporting smallholder agriculture.” Presentation to a delegation from the Government of the Philippines, Department of Agrarian Reform and Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, June 2011.
Discussant, “Research plans for 2014/2015.” At the From Protection to Production Team Workshop, Rome, Italy October 8-9, 2010.
Presentation, “Keeping an Active Brain.” At the division retreat for the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, St Michaels, Maryland, June 2010.
Presentation, “Evaluating the impact of PROCAMPO.” Proposal presented at the Mexican Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mexico City, May 2009.
Seminar presentation, “CAFTA and the Rural Economies of Central America.” Presented to the Management Committee of the Region for Mexico, Central American and Hispaniola, Inter-American Development Bank, November 2004.
CORPORATE GUIDELINES AND REPORTS
Asfaw, Solomon, Katia Covarrubias, Benjamin Davis, Josh Dewbre, Habbiba Djebbari, Alessandro Romeo and Paul Winters. (2012) “Analytical framework for evaluating the productive impact of cash transfer programmes on household behavior: Methodological guidelines for the From Protection to Production Project.” London, UK: Department for International Development.
Mejia, Francisco and Paul Winters. (2012) “Guidelines for the Economic Analysis of IDB-funded Projects.” Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
McCarthy, Nancy, Paul Winters, Ana Maria Linares and Timothy Essam. (2012) “Indicators to Assess the Effectiveness of Climate Change Projects.” Impact Evaluation Guidelines, IDB Technical Notes No. IDB-TN-398. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
Winters, Paul and Carola Alvarez. (2012) “The Development Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Development Projects Right.” Manuscript for the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
Winters, Paul Lina Salazar and Alessandro Maffioli. (2010) “Designing Impact Evaluations for Agricultural Projects.” Impact Evaluation Guidelines, IDB Technical Notes No. IDB-TN-198. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
Winters, Paul and Susana Sitja Rubio. (2010) “Evaluating the Impact of Regional Development Programs.” Impact Evaluation Guidelines, IDB Technical Notes No. IDB-TN-157. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
Davis, Benjamin, Paul Winters, Gero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, Esteban Quinones, Alberto Zezza, Kostas Stamoulis, Genny Bonomi and Stefania DiGiuseppe (2007) “Rural Income Generating Activities: A Cross Country Comparison.” Background Paper for the World Development Report 2008. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Zezza, Alberto, Paul Winters, Benjamin Davis, Gero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, Esteban Quinones, Kostas Stamoulis, Takis Karfakis, Luca Tasciotti, Stefania DiGiuseppe and Genny Bonomi (2007) “Rural Household Access to Assets and Agrarian Institutions: A Cross Country Comparison.” Background Paper for the World Development Report 2008. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Todd, Jessica, Paul Winters and Diego Arias (2004) “CAFTA and the Rural Economies of Central America: A Conceptual Framework for Policy and Program Recommendations.” RE2-04-016 Economic and Sector Study Series, Inter-American Development Bank.
Winters, Paul, Brian Hardaker and Ian Patrick (2001) “Defining practical guidelines for evaluating long-term, smallholder, decision-making in developing countries.” Report submitted to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.