Applying Evidence: What Works? A Rapid Literature Review
In 2016, USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance launched its Learning Agenda—a set of research questions designed to address the issues that confront staff in USAID field offices working on the intersection of development and democracy, human rights, and governance.This literature review...
Six Simple Questions to Help Identify Your Monitoring and/or Evaluation Need
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Updated version of the OCA tool for facilitated self-assessment of organizational strengths and weaknesses
The Local Solutions team is happy to endorse the Organizational Performance Index (OPI) tool as an appropriate indicator for tracking organizational capacity development. The OPI was developed by Pact but is freely available for public use through a Creative Commons license provided credit is given. OPI as an index...
Evaluation for Strategic Learning
Participatory Impact Assessment: A Design Guide
The Learning Agenda focuses on local organizations, their capacity development and USAID’s role vis a vis both. The practical goal of the project is to help USAID more fully understand the implications of its avowed intention to partner more with local organizations and bolster country ownership. We wanted to flesh...