Qualitative Methods and Approaches
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) established the Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) in 2010 to return policy and strategy functions to USAID, after these functions had been moved to the U.S. Department of State in 2006. PPL engaged EnCompass LLC to assess the effectiveness,...
This evaluation of evaluations, or meta-evaluation, was undertaken to assess the quality of USAID’s evaluation reports. The study builds on USAID’s practice of periodically examining evaluation quality to identify opportunities for improvement. It covers USAID evaluations completed between January 2009 and...
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.
Uganda Health, HIV and Education CLA Framework
Exploring how common evaluation approaches and practices constrain innovation, and examining a new approach to evaluating social innovation known as "developmental evaluation."
Written for non-profits, implementing partners can use this to support their monitoring, while USAID can use it for learning about their programs through monitoring CDCS/ CLA.
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 guide presents an approach to developing a monitoring and evaluation system for projects supported by the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).
This power point presentation reviews metrics over a Community of Practice's life cycle.