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Sampling is the process of studying a subset of a population for the purposes of describing or testing questions about a whole population. At USAID, sampling may be used to collect data for baselines, evaluations (both impact evaluations and performance evaluations),... read more
Library Resource | Jun 5, 2020 | Technical Resources
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This Discussion Note outlines key considerations for USAID staff and evaluators when deciding to conduct an ex-post evaluation and then planning for, designing, implementing, and using findings from ex-post evaluations. Those commissioning an ex-post evaluation should... read more
Library Resource | May 13, 2020 | USAID Documents
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As USAID reorients its mandate to support countries in planning, financing, and implementing solutions to their own development challenges, local ownership will feature even more prominently in the Agency’s partnerships. Findings from USAID’s Building the Evidence Base for... read more
Library Resource | Jan 23, 2020
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Rick O'Sullivan provided a presentation at USAID around some findings on how best to support civil society, and key considerations that are often missed by donors. He challenged many assumptions that we typically hold around how civil society organizations can garner... read more
Library Resource | Aug 21, 2019
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Evaluation syntheses are analytic reviews of evaluations that aggregate findings from evaluation reports and/or examine the quality of the evaluations reviewed. This Discussion Note, Making Evidence Accessible through Evaluation Synthesis, focuses on two common types of... read more
Library Resource | May 7, 2019 | USAID Documents
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The West Africa Health Informatics Team (WAHIT) is a proof of concept initiative funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Global Development Lab to test innovative technical assistance models and build health informatics leadership. WAHIT is a... read more
Library Resource | Oct 31, 2018 | Case Study
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There is a growing recognition that political economy analysis (PEA) is an essential aspect of external donor assistance to complex health reform processes. USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening (2015–2019), for example, recognizes that “broad political economy... read more
Library Resource | Oct 2, 2018 | Lessons Learned
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USAID/Brazil supports the Partnership for the Conservation of Amazon Biodiversity (PCAB) as its flagship program in close collaboration with the Government of Brazil, the U.S. Forest Service and a host of Brazilian implementing partners.  The program is monitored... read more
Library Resource | Sep 10, 2018 | Technical Resources
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In 2016, USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance launched its Learning Agenda—a set of research questions designed to address the issues that confront staff in USAID field offices working on the intersection of development and democracy,... read more
Library Resource | Apr 24, 2018 | Technical Resources
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Between September-November 2017, J.E. Austin Associates, Inc. (JAA) deployed a three-person team to undertake a political economy analysis (PEA) of the coffee, soybean, and dried bean value chains in South Kivu, with a focus on the Territoires of Kabare, Kalehe, and Walungu... read more
Library Resource | Mar 15, 2018 | Technical Resources

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