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...
Context monitoring solicitation as a model
A great overview of how to frame and direct PEA to be practical
A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
This updated template may be used as the basis for developing an evaluation Statement of Work (SOW). The template is based on an extensive peer review conducted in 2018 following the release of the Evaluation Toolkit in September 2015. It is designed to be used primarily by USAID staff.The template is only available in...
These core resources accompany "Thinking and Working Politically through Applied PEA: A Guide for Practitioners" providing tools needed to plan and support PEA/TWP efforts.
Developing a Project Logic Model
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Evaluation Toolkit released in September 2015.
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.
This document, an ADS 201 Additional Help resource, provides direction on how to develop a Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) plan for a Mission's Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).It outlines the information to include in a CLA plan, describes the processes Missions can use to understand their current CLA...