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The Discussion Note defines Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) and provides information on key considerations when utilizing it. Created using interviews with TPM practitioners and USAID managers, the Discussion note provides suggestions for how to most effectively utilize TPM,... read more
Library Resource | Oct 15, 2020 | Technical Resources
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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, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see, provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also... read more
Library Resource | Apr 8, 2019 | Technical Resources
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Thinking and Working Politically: A Guide for Practitioners provides an overview of the process and methodology for applied PEA in use within USAID, and guidance on how PEA can support a broader effort around politically-informed programming. This group of... read more
Library Resource | Jun 1, 2018 | USAID Documents
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The "Systems and Complexity White Paper" is a how-to manual for USAID missions, operating units and partners on the application of systemic design, monitoring & evaluation practices into international development programming. The abridged version is availabe on the... read more
Library Resource | Oct 19, 2017 | Reference
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<p>A key principle of USAID’s Program Cycle is to “Promote Sustainability through Local Ownership.” The purpose of this Technical Note is to describe the “5Rs Framework”, a practical methodology for supporting sustainability and local ownership in projects and... read more
Library Resource | Oct 14, 2016 | Technical Resources
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PPL's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research (LER) is pleased to share an updated Discussion Note: Complexity-Aware Monitoring. This paper is intended for those seeking cutting-edge solutions to monitoring complex aspects of strategies and projects.  We hope this paper... read more
Library Resource | Jul 31, 2018 | USAID Documents
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This is a historical resource.The Discussion Note shares information from a 2013 internal assessment of M&E Platforms based on experience from across the Agency.  Data for this report are based on key informant interviews with USAID staff and a review of contract... read more
Library Resource | Sep 30, 2013 | USAID Documents


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