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This document provides users with access to a data quality assessment checklist which can be used by operating units when creating data quality assessments.
USAID Contribution
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...
USAID Contribution
This PMP is an illustrative example intended to provide ideas for how Missions can utilize the revised ADS 201 requirements for PMPs, found in section 201.3.2.15. A key revision to PMPs is the new requirement to identify learning priorities with plans for how to address them through monitoring, evaluation, and CLA. The...
USAID Contribution
This resource describes practical steps and effective practices for planning and conducting a site visit.
USAID 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
Using complexity science and program theory to tailor your adaptive management system
Community Contribution
A Performance Management Plan (PMP) is a Mission-wide tool for planning and managing the process of (1) monitoring strategic progress, project performance, programmatic assumptions, and operational context; (2) evaluating performance and impact; and (3) learning and adapting from evidence. Each Mission must prepare...
USAID Contribution
This 10-page document summarizes key "musts" (requirements) and "shoulds" (best practices) in the revision of ADS 201 that was codified on October 28, 2020.
USAID Contribution
| By USAID/PPL
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa has streamlined Chapter 201 of our ADS, Program Cycle Operational Policy, to shift our emphasis from bureaucracy to the real work of supporting development progress.  The reformed policy responds to calls from the field to streamline...
USAID Contribution
| By USAID/PPL
The Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) is an initiative envisioned as a globally networked learning alliance that aims to actively identify, operationalise and promote rigorous evidence-based approaches to adaptive management. GLAM has a legacy of research on effective monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) for Adaptive management (MEL4AM) and a library focused on adaptive and MEL4AM work.
Community Contribution

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