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A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
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Qualitative Methods and Approaches
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Focus group interviews (also often called focus group discussions) are a key tool for collecting data to support many USAID activities. This data collection technique is widely used in international development planning, monitoring, and evaluation. They are quick, versatile and typically inexpensive, so they can be used...
USAID Contribution
Evaluative case studies can be used as a valuable method or complement to other methods for evaluating USAID development projects and activities. This Technical Note provides practical information to assist evaluation managers and development practitioners to manage evaluations employing case studies, including...
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This Technical Note provides guidance on using mixed-methods for evaluations.  A mixed-method evaluation systematically integrates two or more evaluation methods, usually drawing on both quantitative and qualitative data.  The Technical Note provides guidance to USAID staff and partners on how mixed-method...
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USAID's Evaluation Interest Group Resources
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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.
Community Contribution
This report brief describes measuring program support and program processes, ranging from sectoral impact to changes to the millenium development goals by programs.
Community Contribution