The Summary outlines the ways in which DI’s use of collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) mindsets and practices contributed to its development achievements.
This paper describes how adaptive management can be fostered if participatory 'evaluative thinking' activities are used to analyze assumptions in theory of change models.
The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) is an interdisciplinary partnership between USAID and MIT. The goal is to create a methodological framework that allows development organizations to evaluate technologies they may use to help people living in poverty. The cornerstone of our method lies on...
Quantitative Tools and Methods
Focus group interviews (also often called focus group discussions) are a key tool for collecting data to support many USAID activities. This data collection technique is widely used in international development planning, monitoring, and evaluation. They are quick, versatile and typically inexpensive, so they can be used...
USAID's Evaluation Interest Group Resources
An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches.
This presentation provides an overview of best practices in outcome mapping in order to further the use and development of outcome mapping and the outcome mapping learning community.
This case was submitted as part of the KM Impact Challenge in 2011.
The guide provides an overall framework with guiding principles for conducting an evaluation. It brings together existing concepts, evaluation methods and tools that have been found to work well in the field.