In its efforts to advance understandings of how to measure the effects and effectiveness of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) on development results, the CLAIM Learning Network has identified a number of learning questions around assessing CLA’s 'plausible contribution' to development outcomes. These include:...
This paper describes how adaptive management can be fostered if participatory 'evaluative thinking' activities are used to analyze assumptions in theory of change models.
Quantitative Tools and Methods
Qualitative Methods and Approaches
Comparing Sampling Strategies
This webinar featured PPL, regional, and technical bureau representatives who have participated and led evaluation statement of work (SOW) peer reviews. They discussed good practices in conducting peer reviews and how to get the most out of the process, resulting in a strong SOW with buy-in from key stakeholders.
The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide USAID staff and partners with practical resources for a critical aspect of managing for results -- developing and implementing a performance management plan (PMP).
The guide provides an overall framework with guiding principles for conducting an evaluation. It brings together existing concepts, evaluation methods and tools that have been found to work well in the field.
This paper compares conventional evaluations and evaluations for learning. Some notes are offered for commissioners of evaluations, and the paper concludes with some questions for development.