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Missions and Washington OUs must ensure that USAID implementing partners submit datasets—and supporting documentation such as code books, data dictionaries, scope, and methodology used to collect and analyze the data—compiled under USAID-funded evaluations to the Development Data Library (see ADS 579 and Frequently...
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This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Evaluation Toolkit released in September 2015.
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The guidance document describes the required and recommended information to include about planned evaluations in the Evaluation Plan of the Mission-Wide Performance Management Plan (PMP). The document also includes sample templates for managing the PMP evaluation plan and an evaluation schedule.In addition, please refer...
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When asked about barriers to evaluation quality and use, USAID staff often cite instances when the evaluation took place at the wrong time, focused on the wrong questions, or failed to engage stakeholders from the beginning.
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The Evaluation Report Checklist and Review Template are tools to assist in developing and reviewing USAID evaluation reports. The checklist provides a quick guide to understanding the minimal standards for an evaluation report, while the Review Template provides additional criteria for assessing the quality of the draft...
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This document establishes clear expectations for evaluation reports during the preparation of evaluation statements of work and the in-briefing of the evaluation team. These practices also serve as a guide for reviewing the quality of draft evaluation reports submitted by the evaluation team.This resource was updated in...
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The purpose of this How-to Note is to describe key steps and good practices in engendering evaluations with the goal of assisting USAID staff to:Design, manage, and participate in evaluations that reflect attention to gender issues;Examine the extent to which USAID programs address gender issues and/or produce results...
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This How-To Note addresses key issues for USAID staff who are developing a Statement of Work for an externally contracted evaluation. Following these practices will help to establish clear expectations and requirements for the evaluation team and clearly communicate what evaluation questions will provide answers...
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This document provides recommendations regarding the participation of USAID staff on external evaluations. It is for use primarily by USAID staff.
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The purpose of this guidance document is to provide USAID staff in the Missions and at Headquarters with guidance on choosing whether to conduct an internal or external evaluation. While required evaluations must be external, USAID Missions/Operating Units (OUs) are encouraged to conduct non-required evaluations as...
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