This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
The Summary outlines the ways in which DI’s use of collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) mindsets and practices contributed to its development achievements.
This document establishes clear expectations for evaluation reports during the preparation of evaluation statements of work and the in-briefing of the evaluation team. These practices also serve as a guide for reviewing the quality of draft evaluation reports submitted by the evaluation team.This content is currently...
This How-To Note addresses key issues for USAID staff who are developing a Statement of Work for an externally contracted evaluation. Following these practices will help to establish clear expectations and requirements for the evaluation team and clearly communicate what evaluation questions will provide answers...
Outcome mapping is a methodology for planning, monitoring and evaluating development initiatives in order to bring about sustainable social change.
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Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
Annex resources from the USAID "Evaluation for Evaluation Specialists" training materials.
An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches.
This presentation provides an overview of best practices in outcome mapping in order to further the use and development of outcome mapping and the outcome mapping learning community.