All posts tagged with "Program Cycle"

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Focus group interviews (also often called focus group discussions) are a key tool for collecting data to support many USAID activities. This data collection technique is widely used in international development planning, monitoring, and evaluation. They are quick, versatile... read more
Library Resource | Nov 15, 2013 | USAID Documents
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This resource describes how to integrate the Journey to Self-Reliance into the strategy-level portfolio review.
Library Resource | Oct 30, 2019
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To ensure that USAID is learning from the implementation of the Program Cycle and filling in knowledge gaps around what can be improved in the current iteration of the Program Cycle Operational Policy, the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) developed a learning... read more
Library Resource | Jul 19, 2018 | Technical Resources
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This Discussion Note shares practical approaches and considerations for designing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) platforms in Missions. “MEL platforms” refer to the portfolio of institutional support mechanisms designed to build capacity within USAID Missions to... read more
Library Resource | May 2, 2018 | USAID Documents
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In 2016, the Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) commissioned an internal stocktaking of USAID's mission-based MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning) Platforms. A MEL Platform is an implementing mechanism that provides a mission or other operating unit access... read more
Library Resource | Dec 29, 2017 | Technical Resources
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This How-To Note supplements ADS It presents guidelines and recommended practices in planning and implementing a mission-wide strategy-level portfolio review. These guidelines and practices can also be adapted for Washington based Operating Unit portfolio... read more
Library Resource | Mar 19, 2019 | USAID Documents
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This How-To Note describes considerations for developing a project logic model, as well as steps for thinking through a more complete theory of change (TOC). A logic model is a graphic or visual depiction that summarizes key elements of a TOC, and it is often used as a... read more
Library Resource | Sep 1, 2017 | USAID Documents
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This presentation was delivered at the 2017 ICT Challenge Fund Learning Workshop in Arusha, Tanzania by Jim Phillips (IBTCI). 
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The guidance document describes the required and recommended information to include about planned evaluations in the Evaluation Plan of the Mission-Wide Performance Management Plan (PMP). The document also includes sample templates for managing the PMP evaluation plan and... read more
Library Resource | Jul 27, 2017 | USAID Documents
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This How-To Note supplements ADS . It provides an overview of what is required in a Project Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Plan, and outlines practical steps for developing, maintaining, and using a Project MEL Plan.___This resource is part of the... read more
Library Resource | Jun 28, 2017


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