A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
Six Simple Questions to Help Identify Your Monitoring and/or Evaluation Need
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Are you getting the evaluation quality you expect from your contracted evaluators? This webinar will discuss how to develop evaluation questions that will help ensure high quality performance evaluations from external evaluators. Critical tips will be presented along with a variety of negative and positive examples from...
The Learning Agenda focuses on local organizations, their capacity development and USAID’s role vis a vis both. The practical goal of the project is to help USAID more fully understand the implications of its avowed intention to partner more with local organizations and bolster country ownership. We wanted to flesh...
Annex resources from the USAID "Evaluation for Evaluation Specialists" training materials.
This Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.
This Note provides guidance on using case studies in USAID evaluations.
This note defines impact evaluations and discusses design and key planning considerations
This Technical Note provides guidance on using mixed-methods for evaluations. A mixed-method evaluation systematically integrates two or more evaluation methods, usually drawing on both quantitative and qualitative data. The Technical Note provides guidance to USAID staff and partners on how mixed-method...