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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...
USAID Contribution
A new way of understanding the sources of influence and revenue for civil society, and how they contribute to a country's journey to self-reliance
Community Contribution
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:...
USAID Contribution
USAID/Ukraine applied elements of the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) framework and key concepts to strengthen strategic planning and donor coordination in Ukraine. The Ukraine collaborative mapping effort supports USAID/Ukraine in achieving the following objectives: 1) to assess and analyze the current...
Community Contribution
The Njira Project (Pathways to Sustainable Food Security) is a USAID-funded program designed to improve food security among vulnerable households in Balaka and Machinga districts in Southern Malawi through a layering approach of interventions meant to build resilience among participants. The participants in these two...
Community Contribution
The Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT): Developed through a co-creation process to enable activity co-design on a global scale to build a knowledge sharing and learning platform -- modeling CLA throughout its implementation! Much of the world relies on fisheries for livelihood and nutrition....
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The Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus activity in Afghanistan works to strengthen the impact and sustainability of the Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO), which markets subsidized child and reproductive health products with the goal of improving the well-being of the Afghan...
Community Contribution
The USAID Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) Learning Agenda is a set of twelve research questions in priority development areas for which the DRG Center intends to organize and disseminate existing data, generate new evidence, and produce conclusions and recommendations through academic research, program...
USAID Contribution
The Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program has two key components: (1) a Theory of Change to serve as a common framework for implementing a learning agenda; and (2) facilitation of virtual learning groups around learning agendas that allow participants to learn at their own pace and level of engagement.The video...
Community Contribution
USAID’s Bureau of Food Security will develop Feed the Future’s (FTF) Learning Agenda, which includes key evaluation questions related to the FTF Results Framework. These questions will be addressed through rigorous impact evaluations. The Results Framework maps linkages between program/projects and their intended...
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