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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 Discussion Note complements ADS 201 and shares considerations for managing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) platforms that support Missions to implement the Program Cycle.  Although intended for USAID staff, others may benefit from its recommendations. Increasingly, USAID Missions have established...
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This is place holder for final publication of the DN. 
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In fiscal year 2016 the State Department Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources (State/F), in concert with stakeholders from State and USAID, updated a series of standard foreign assistance indicators to promote the collection of consistent data across Operating Units. The indicators are mapped to the Foreign...
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Summary report of findings from the 2016 MEL Platforms Assessment
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This resource complements ADS 201 by providing a template to USAID staff and partners for reference information about context indicators.Context monitoring is the systematic collection of information about conditions and external factors relevant to the implementation and performance of an Operating Unit’s (OU) strategy...
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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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These resources supplement ADS 201.3.5.7. The first provides an overview of performance indicator requirements and outlines practical steps and considerations for selecting performance indicators. The second provides a set of criteria against which to compare indicators when selecting performance indicators for...
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This page organizes a set of materials that provide information and support around Capacity 2.0.  Capacity 2.0 is an updated understanding of how USAID and its partners can most effectively strengthen organizations. Materials linked below are grouped into core documents for defining and illustrating Capacity 2.0,...
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