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...
This Note defines impact evaluations, explains when they should be commissioned according to USAID policy and describes different designs for quasi-experimental and experimental impact evaluations.
This brief explores the issues and learning related to work the USAID/Honduras Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Activity has been leading to support both public- and private-sector stakeholders to generate and use metrics and data for decision-making, setting economic growth agendas, building alliances, and adapt to changing circumstances.
On September 15, the DRG Center, in collaboration with the Legislative and Public Affairs Bureau hosted an event “Democracy Is: A Democracy Day Conversation” to commemorate the International Day of Democracy and the finale of the nine-month Democracy Is communications campaign. As an Agency, we support...
These exploratory analyses draw from two loosely interconnected efforts:USAID’s Paper Series on Capacity and Capacity Strengthening, andA synthesis of recommendations from nine evaluations and final reports for Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) activities posted on USAID’s Development Experience...
The Expanding Monitoring and Evaluation Capacities (MECap) task order was managed by the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL)
From February to June 2020, the DRG Center is hosting a series of virtual panel discussions titled "The DRG Tipping Point."
In this virtual session, we will explore some of the fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Change (SBC).
USAID approved its groundbreaking policy on Promoting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (PRO-IP). What are some of the best practices to engage with Indigenous Peoples, to safeguard against harm, and support their development priorities and self-reliance in order to achieve USAID's mission?
In our increasingly connected life, the online space is an integral part of our everyday life and the distinction between online and offline is increasingly blurred. But the strategies to operate successfully online are not just about having an "online presence", but about how to use data, and to use it effectively; and this does raise new ethical complexities and questions.