A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
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...
Qualitative Methods and Approaches
This Note provides guidance on using case studies in USAID evaluations.
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...
This document discusses the Asian Development Banks Enhancing Knowledge Management under Strategy 2020: Plan of Action for 2009–2011.
This is a valuable resource on the evaluation of the KM and Institutional Learning (IL) at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Provides the rationale for KM and outlines key strategic knowledge pillars, themes, and areas of focus.
This brief identifies a Program Standards Framework that is similar to Missions' Strategic Planning Process.