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Missions and Washington OUs must ensure that USAID implementing partners submit datasets—and supporting documentation such as code books, data dictionaries, scope, and methodology used to collect and analyze the data—compiled under USAID-funded evaluations to the Development Data Library (see ADS 579 and Frequently...
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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...
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This document provides supplemental guidance to ADS 201.3.5.7.F 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...
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RSI Consulting, an Afghan-owned firm, was tasked to develop an impact evaluation methodology for USAID’s Promote, the largest women’s empowerment program in Afghanistan. As it proceeded, RSI identified multiple challenges in implementing a robust impact evaluation methodology for women in Afghanistan. It needed a ...
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Stock-outs of essential health commodities, including contraceptives, at the service delivery point (SDP) level have often been attributed to poor recording and reporting of stock levels. In turn, a lack of complete and accurate data can result in inaccurate forecasting of commodities and decrease access to...
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Family Care First (FCF) Cambodia is a multi-stakeholder initiative that includes 27 implementing organizations and seeks to develop a comprehensive care system in Cambodia to prevent family-child separation and promote the re-integration of children from residential care institutions to families. FCF is partnering with...
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The link provides guidance on the Evaluation Registry, which contains information on planned, ongoing and completed evaluations. This material is available for USAID staff only. 
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This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Evaluation Toolkit released in September 2015.
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Six Simple Questions to Help Identify Your Monitoring and/or Evaluation Need
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When asked about barriers to evaluation quality and use, USAID staff often cite instances when the evaluation took place at the wrong time, focused on the wrong questions, or failed to engage stakeholders from the beginning.
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