CLA and Developmental Evaluations
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that people struggle to actually use data and evidence to inform their decisions. While there are a number of reasons for this, one of the main reasons is that teams and organizations often fail to internalize the data and evidence they have. If people don’t interpret or...
The "Systems and Complexity White Paper" is a how-to manual for USAID missions, operating units and partners on the application of systemic design, monitoring & evaluation practices into international development programming.
The Open Contracting Partnership is driven by two goals, as articulated in its 2015-2018 strategy: building global norms and demand for open contracting; and strengthening implementation of open contracting on the ground. The pursuit of both goals hinges on learning and evidence.While the strategy describes these...
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.
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
This document contains the agenda, facilitator guidance, summary of "big picture reflection," survey responses, and notes from an After-Action Review of a USAID/Uganda Partners Meeting held on 11/8/11
This guideline, authored by the Asian Development Bank, offers a framework for strengthening internal learning from operational practice, and external learning from long-term knowledge partnerships.
Alps, the Accountability, Learning, and Planning System of ActionAid International, is a framework that sets out the key accountability requirements, guidelines and processes in ActionAid Internationa