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This resource covers the basics of data collection for performance monitoring, including: primary and secondary types of data sources, common data collection methods, and the process of identifying appropriate data collection tools. The primary audience is USAID Program Officers, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning...
USAID Contribution
This document provides supplemental guidance to ADS 201.3.5.7.E Indicator Baseline, and offers guidance for planning and collecting performance indicator baseline data for monitoring and evaluation of USAID strategies, projects, and activities.Baselines are used for comparison with monitoring or evaluation data...
USAID Contribution
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
USAID Contribution
A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
USAID Contribution
This document provides supplemental guidance to ADS 201.3.5.6 Indicator Targets, and offers guidelines and good practices for USAID and its partners to set targets for performance indicators, use targets to compare to actual data, and adjust targets when necessary.Targets help USAID staff, IPs, and other partners...
USAID Contribution
The Additional Help: Data Disaggregation by Geographic Location has been updated to reflect the recently updated ADS 201. The Country Example and Checklist are currently under revision to align with the recently updated ADS 201.For guidance and support associated with revisions to ADS 201, please see the Program...
USAID Contribution
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
The purpose of this document is to provide a foundational understanding of probability sampling to USAID staff to equip them as well-informed commissioners and consumers of surveys, evaluations, and other products (hereafter referred to as studies) that require probability sampling. We hope that it will serve as a resource for commissioners to make informed decisions about surveys and to use monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) resources effectively. The main audience for this document includes monitoring, evaluation, and learning specialists, Contracting Officer’s Representative (CORs), and Agreement Officer’s Representative (AORs).
Community Contribution
This guide provides information for Agency staff and implementing partners on remote monitoring techniques and when they can be employed.
USAID Contribution
A review of how systems thinking and political economy lenses fit together.
Community Contribution

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