This learning note and presentation describes some of the ways the USAID/Honduras funded Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Activity has used the USAID Local Systems Framework to discover, craft interventions, and monitor and evaluate changes in the feedback loops which underlie performance patterns of Honduran market systems.
Using large-scale surveys to understand context and address learning needs
Tips for Creating a Learning Agenda
Is a genuinely sustainable, locally-led, politically-smart approach to economic governance and Business Environment Reform possible? Lessons from 10 years implementing ENABLE in Nigeria
Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
This book captures the experiences and voices of over 6,000 people who have received international assistance, observed the effects of aid efforts, or been involved in providing aid. Over time, across very different contexts and continents, people’s experiences with international aid efforts have been remarkably...
Feed the Future methodology for assessing the system for food security policy-making
Six Simple Questions to Help Identify Your Monitoring and/or Evaluation Need
How do we ensure participation and inclusion in peacebuilding evaluation? While peacebuilding programs are often built on the power of the people and inclusive processes, true participation and inclusion is not a guaranteed facet of programming. While peacebuilding programs regularly tout the importance of locally-led...
The term D-MERL refers to the often disjointed components of the program-cycle and discrete and/or overlapping activities in program design (D), monitoring (M), evaluation (E), research (R), or learning (L). The BalanceD-MERL consortium posits that the incorporation of four key principles (relevant, right-sized,...