This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
This Discussion Note outlines key considerations for USAID staff and evaluators when deciding to conduct an ex-post evaluation and then planning for, designing, implementing, and using findings from ex-post evaluations. Those commissioning an ex-post evaluation should consult with an evaluation specialist and consider...
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa has streamlined Chapter 201 of our ADS, Program Cycle Operational Policy, to shift our emphasis from bureaucracy to the real work of supporting development progress. The reformed policy responds to calls from the field to streamline...
A great overview of how to frame and direct PEA to be practical
This content is currently under revision to align with the recently updated ADS 201. For guidance and support associated with revisions to ADS 201, please see the Program Cycle overview page.Evaluation syntheses are analytic reviews of evaluations that aggregate findings from evaluation reports and/or examine the...
This resource describes how to conduct at least one portfolio review per year that focuses on progress toward strategy-level results.
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 bulletin from the Office of Acquisitions and Assistance provides guidance on how to allow for learning, flexibility, and adaptability in contracts.
This guidance provides information on conducting an After Action Review (AAR), including goals, assumptions/requirements, how tos, lessons learned/best practice, and resources.