The Discussion Note defines Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) and provides information on key considerations when utilizing it. Created using interviews with TPM practitioners and USAID managers, the Discussion note provides suggestions for how to most effectively utilize TPM, how to design TPM systems, and important ethical...
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 USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
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...
This presentation provides an overview of best practices in outcome mapping in order to further the use and development of outcome mapping and the outcome mapping learning community.
This guide presents an approach to developing a monitoring and evaluation system for projects supported by the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).
This study synthesizes existing research on knowledge and learning in the development sector, and draws out eight key questions for exmining related strategies and systems in development agencies.