Context monitoring solicitation as a model
A great overview of how to frame and direct PEA to be practical
This resource describes how to conduct at least one portfolio review per year that focuses on progress toward strategy-level results.
CLA and Developmental Evaluations
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 issues often drive health systems organization,...
A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
These core resources accompany "Thinking and Working Politically through Applied PEA: A Guide for Practitioners" providing tools needed to plan and support PEA/TWP efforts.
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 collect, analyze, and use high quality data...
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.