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This policy update is the work of USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning’s Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research (PPL/LER). This update had been made to ensure consistency with revisions to USAID’s Automated Directives System (ADS) Chapter 201 Program Cycle Operational Policy,...
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Cracking the Nut Health: The Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems: Lessons from the 2016 Conference
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Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is critical to all USAID programs for accountability reporting, measuring impact, and informing ongoing strategic management decisions. The principal lesson learned from the Office of Transition Initiatives’ (OTI) 15 years of experience operating in complex, dynamic, and...
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Have you ever experienced challenges making decisions with a large and diverse group of actors from USAID Missions/OUs and implementing partners – especially when trying something new?It’s a good time to think about how the Agency’s approach to shared decision-making affects innovation throughout the Program Cycle,...
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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 and typically inexpensive, so they can be used...
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Five Things Every Practitioner Should Know about M&E for Value Chain Projects
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The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide USAID staff and partners with practical resources for a critical aspect of managing for results -- developing and implementing a performance management plan (PMP).
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A core goal is to support Missions in identifying opportunities to integrate alliance building more effectively into their strategy and program-design process.
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The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) will allow program officers, working in close collaboration with each to identify current organizational strengths and weaknesses and establish a plan for improvement that includes mechanisms to measure change.
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