This guide provides information for Agency staff and implementing partners on remote monitoring techniques and when they can be employed.
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...
A review of how systems thinking and political economy lenses fit together.
A guide on local philanthropy as an element of societal self-reliance.
Context monitoring solicitation as a model
A great overview of how to frame and direct PEA to be practical
Evaluation syntheses are analytic reviews of evaluations that aggregate findings from evaluation reports and/or examine the quality of the evaluations reviewed. This Discussion Note, Making Evidence Accessible through Evaluation Synthesis, focuses on two common types of evaluation syntheses that USAID commissions:...
This resource, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see https://usaidlearninglab.org/context-driven-adaptation-overview), provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also relates TWP to the journey to self-reliance. As...
This resource describes how to conduct at least one portfolio review per year that focuses on progress toward strategy-level results.
CLA and Developmental Evaluations