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 describes how to conduct at least one portfolio review per year that focuses on progress toward strategy-level results.
In the first week of 2018, USAID's Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance hosted an excellent presentation and discussion with Milica Panic, the chief of party of the Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI), implemented by DAI. LAVI is considered an archetype example of a program...
Is a genuinely sustainable, locally-led, politically-smart approach to economic governance and Business Environment Reform possible? Lessons from 10 years implementing ENABLE in Nigeria
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
This bulletin from the Office of Acquisitions and Assistance provides guidance on how to allow for learning, flexibility, and adaptability in contracts.
This resource is available to USAID staff only. Click on the link to view it on ProgramNet.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes the success of the KDMD experience in "resetting the relationship" between client and contractor, including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
This guidance provides information on conducting an After Action Review (AAR), including goals, assumptions/requirements, how tos, lessons learned/best practice, and resources.