This policy update is the work of USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning’s Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research (PPL/LER). This update had been made to ensure consistency with revisions to USAID’s Automated Directives System (ADS) Chapter 201 Program Cycle Operational Policy,...
USAID is committed to full and active disclosure of evaluation reports, methods, findings, and data produced by the Agency or partners receiving USAID funding. This is guided by Agency policies and directives, including the USAID ADS Reference 201mae and ADS 540 – Development Experience Information. These direct that...
The Gender Integration in E3 Evaluations report provides examples of gender integration and sector-specific gender results, drawing upon evaluations focusing on all E3 technical sectors
USAID's Evaluation Interest Group Resources
The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide USAID staff and partners with practical resources for a critical aspect of managing for results -- developing and implementing a performance management plan (PMP).
A core goal is to support Missions in identifying opportunities to integrate alliance building more effectively into their strategy and program-design process.
The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) will allow program officers, working in close collaboration with each to identify current organizational strengths and weaknesses and establish a plan for improvement that includes mechanisms to measure change.
This paper compares conventional evaluations and evaluations for learning. Some notes are offered for commissioners of evaluations, and the paper concludes with some questions for development.