CLA and Developmental Evaluations
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.
These are the materials from an August 2015 event on measuring systems change and organizational capacity development hosted by USAID.
Where implementers fit in the Performance Monitoring framework and best practices
This crowd sourcing effort involved volunteers who virtually collaborated with USAID staff to review Agency data on specific USAID economic growth activities, and help code that data with geographic information
With increasing incidences of poverty and conflict in fragile states, a global call has been raised to do more to help and to be more effective in helping. Interventions are expected to not only improve the well being of the poor but also to demonstrably impact peace and stability. But how can we measure whether interventions have had an impact?
This article explores the usefulness of Outcome Mapping through five case studies.