Have you ever experienced challenges making decisions with a large and diverse group of actors from USAID Missions/OUs and implementing partners – especially when trying something new?It’s a good time to think about how the Agency’s approach to shared decision-making affects innovation throughout the Program Cycle,...
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
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...
This newly-updated Guide offers comprehensive guidance including a unique logic model and 42 common indicators to measure the process, reach, usefulness, and learning/action outcomes of knowledge management (KM) activities in the context of global health and development programs.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of feedback loops from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
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 guidance provides information on conducting an After Action Review (AAR), including goals, assumptions/requirements, how tos, lessons learned/best practice, and resources.
Written for non-profits, implementing partners can use this to support their monitoring, while USAID can use it for learning about their programs through monitoring CDCS/ CLA.
This presentation demonstrates a soup to nuts KM approach, from assessment stages and tools to performance indicators.
This report presents background information and key content related to a USAID-sponsored workshop on Theories of Change Indicator Development.