It would signal the government’s interest in promoting innovative and evidence-based programmes in line with current policy priorities. : Different levels of government and policymakers attribute funds for the delivery of social programmes aimed at tackling poverty, hunger, malnutrition and other critical policy issues. These programmes, while necessary, have met with varying degrees of success. Their social impact and performance are not rigorously measured or assessed. This makes it challenging for governments to make informed, evidence-based choices about their spending.