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This is an illustrative Mission Order on performance monitoring. Missions may use or customize this template as needed as long as the final product conforms with requirements in ADS 201 and associated references, as revised in October 2020.This resource is for USAID Staff only. Please note that you must be behind the...
USAID Contribution
The Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) has released the Program Cycle Overview (PCO) module to reflect the updates for USAID's recently revised Automated Directives System (ADS) Chapter 201: Program Cycle Operational Policy.  Program Cycle Overview The Program Cycle is USAID's operational...
USAID Contribution
The 2021 CLA Case Competition Submission webinar was hosted on April 8, 2021. It was led by USAID's Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Team in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research (PPL/LER).The webinar included a presentation and Q&A session. It covered the...
USAID Contribution
The USAID Center for Education within the Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation (DDI/EDU) advances the USAID Education Policy, which aims to achieve sustained, measurable improvements in learning outcomes and skills development. The Education Performance Improvement, Communications, and Knowledge (EPIC)...
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This document is a template to help USAID Missions draft an Inclusive Development Mission Order (ID MO). ID MOs are not mandatory. Missions can decide whether to pursue entering into an ID MO based on their priorities and needs. This ID MO template outlines authorities, roles/responsibilities, and procedures that can...
Community Contribution
This cross walk document assists personnel who must complete a USAID Performance Indicator Reference Sheet (PIRS) when working with U.S. standard foreign assistance indicators. The following cross walk is intended to make the differences between the indicator reference sheet (IRS) for standard foreign assistance...
USAID Contribution
This How-To Note supplements ADS 201.3.5.7. It provides guidance about how to conduct a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) and promote high quality monitoring indicator data. The document explains what data require a DQA, when to do it, who is responsible, and five steps for how to complete the process. ___This resource...
USAID Contribution
Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Plans must include performance indicators and supplemental information about each performance indicator.There is no required format or method for organizing and displaying this indicator information in these plans.This document provides an example template for...
USAID Contribution
Addressing the question "How can we measure USAID's contribution to capacity and commitment" required first exploring potential programmatic measures of capacity and commitment at different levels of scale. To that end, this collection of resources includes (1) a review of existing measures of capacity and commitment...
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