All posts tagged with "Assessments"

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This book captures the experiences and voices of over 6,000 people who have received international assistance, observed the effects of aid efforts, or been involved in providing aid. Over time, across very different contexts and continents, people’s experiences with... read more
Library Resource | Apr 11, 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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This assessment seeks to identify the key factors constraining Serbia’s private MSME sector, and its ability to grow and compete, particularly in EU markets and against the companies and products of EU member states. This assessment utilized the Applied Political Economy... read more
Library Resource | Mar 15, 2018 | Technical Resources
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The Political Economy Analysis of Kosovo explicates key trends and identifies opportunities and challenges to needed reforms. Section II discusses the methodology of the report. Section III provides findings on current foundational factors, rules of the game, here and now,... read more
Library Resource | Mar 15, 2018 | Technical Resources
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In early 2013, the Africa Lead Project developed a methodology for analyzing a country’s capacity to undertake food security policy change. This methodology – the Institutional Architecture Assessment for Food Security Policy Change (IAA) – was designed to provide the USAID... read more
Library Resource | Mar 9, 2018 | Technical Resources
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The term D-MERL refers to the often disjointed components of the program-cycle and discrete and/or overlapping activities in program design (D), monitoring (M), evaluation (E), research (R), or learning (L). The BalanceD-MERL consortium posits that the incorporation of four... read more
Library Resource | Feb 6, 2017 | Technical Resources
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In 2015, USAID/E3’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment commissioned a study on gender integration in 117 evaluations of projects related to the E3 technical sectors.  These evaluations were published between January 2013 and September 2014. The study... read more
Library Resource | Apr 26, 2016 | Technical Resources
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Political Economy Analysis (PEA) is a field-research methodology used to explore not simply how things happen in an aid-recipient country, but why things happen. It results in a written assessment with recommendations for a mission's County Development Cooperation Strategy... read more
Library Resource | Feb 4, 2016 | Policy Documents
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This resource is a great starting point for researching and developing tools to measure corruption.  Transparency International has collected a wide variety of methodologies and ready to use tools that are worth exploring if you are looking to monitor a anti-corruption... read more
Library Resource | Sep 17, 2014 | Technical Resources
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This paper examines two different approaches used to describe and analyse similar phenomena: ‘networks for learning’ and ‘communities of practice’. These approaches are both prevalent in the development discourse but they come from different traditions and strands of... read more
Library Resource | Aug 22, 2005 | Reference

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