This book captures the experiences and voices of over 6,000 people who have received international assistance, observed the effects of aid efforts, or been involved in providing aid. Over time, across very different contexts and continents, people’s experiences with international aid efforts have been remarkably...
Review of political economy at national level in Kosovo and implications
PEA of drivers of competitiveness in Serbian value chains
Between September-November 2017, J.E. Austin Associates, Inc. (JAA) deployed a three-person team to undertake a political economy analysis (PEA) of the coffee, soybean, and dried bean value chains in South Kivu, with a focus on the Territoires of Kabare, Kalehe, and Walungu. This report summarizes the key findings,...
Tips to make designs more reflective of power dynamics and incentives
This report presents background information and key content related to a USAID-sponsored workshop on Theories of Change Indicator Development.
This one-page guidance document shares tips for producing USAID development hypotheses, including "do's," "don'ts," and examples.