This document provides detailed instructions for USAID staff on how to submit an evaluation to the DEC. Non-USAID staff members accessing the DEC’s public website are required to register for an account to submit documents.
All draft evaluation reports are required to go through an internal review process by USAID. This document shares good practices for conducting and managing this review. This resource is for use primarily by USAID staff. A complementary resource is the Evaluation Report Checklist and Evaluation Report Template....
This document provides lessons learned on managing an external USAID performance evaluation as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
The Evaluation Statement of Work (Evaluation SOW) peer review is a required process to be completed after a SOW is drafted but before solicitation. This helps to ensure the quality of the Evaluation SOW.
This bulletin from the Office of Acquisitions and Assistance provides guidance on how to allow for learning, flexibility, and adaptability in contracts.
This Zimbabwe Transition Country Development Cooperation Strategy outlines the focus of USAID’s program in Zimbabwe to help support the transition to a democratic, peaceful, productive, multi-racial society; take care of its citizens; abide by the rule of law; respect human rights; and contribute to regional...
The evaluation design matrix is an essential tool for planning and organizing an evaluation.
The value of an evaluation is in its use. Evaluations should inform decision-making, contribute to learning, and help improve the quality of development programs. This guidance offers USAID Program Officers practical guidance to ensure that evaluations serve these purposes and support improvement and learning. While...
This short guidance document provides five principles, ten tips, and three examples of developing good evaluation questions. A webinar on the topic is also available on USAID Learning Lab.
Despite well-meaning cooperative behaviors, often interdepartmental collaboration breaks down.