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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 Discussion Note outlines key considerations for USAID staff and evaluators when deciding to conduct an ex-post evaluation and then planning for, designing, implementing, and using findings from ex-post evaluations. Those commissioning an ex-post evaluation should consult with an evaluation specialist and consider...
USAID Contribution
This Note defines impact evaluations, explains when they should be commissioned according to USAID policy and describes different designs for quasi-experimental and experimental impact evaluations.
USAID Contribution
High-quality, evidence-based evaluations need to be rigorously managed at all stages, including planning, managing, sharing, reporting, using, and learning. Use the Evaluation Management Process Checklist to ensure all steps are considered and executed in a timely manner.
USAID Contribution
The Evaluation Statement of Work (SOW) Checklist and Review Template helps SOW drafters and peer reviewers to prepare and review the SOW.
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
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