All posts tagged with "Planning and Learning"

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This updated template may be used as the basis for developing an evaluation Statement of Work (SOW). The template is based on an extensive peer review conducted in 2018 following the release of the Evaluation Toolkit in September 2015. It is designed to be used primarily by... read more
Library Resource | Jul 12, 2018 | USAID Documents
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USAID’s work takes place in environments that are often unstable and in transition. Even in more stable contexts, circumstances evolve and may affect programming in unpredictable ways. For its programs to be effective, USAID must be able to adapt in response to changes and... read more
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This Discussion Note complements ADS 201.3.1.2 Program Cycle Principles by elaborating on Principle 2: Manage Adaptively through Continuous Learning. This Discussion Note is intended for USAID staff interested in learning about recent and promising practices in adaptive... read more
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This Discussion Note complements ADS 201.3.1.2 Program Cycle Principles by elaborating on Principle 2: Manage Adaptively through Continuous Learning. This Discussion Note is intended for USAID staff interested in learning about recent and promising practices in adaptive... read more
Library Resource | Jan 30, 2018
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This How-To Note describes considerations for developing a project logic model, as well as steps for thinking through a more complete theory of change (TOC). A logic model is a graphic or visual depiction that summarizes key elements of a TOC, and it is often used as a... read more
Library Resource | Sep 1, 2017 | USAID Documents
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The purpose of this Discussion Note is to share practical approaches on how to design USAID activities using co-creation methods. This Discussion Note recognizes that many Missions are experimenting with approaches to co-creation and seeks to stimulate new ideas to deepen... read more
Library Resource | Jun 19, 2017 | Technical Resources
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USAID strongly emphasizes the importance of capacity development to improve development results by increasing local ownership, sustainability, and partnerships with other local organizations, donors, the public sector, and other stakeholders. This Additional Help document... read more
Library Resource | Feb 17, 2017 | USAID Documents
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Each activity is required to have an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Plan to support management of the activity and to inform USAID and the implementing partner about whether and how an activity is making progress toward stated results. This How-To Note... read more
Library Resource | Nov 29, 2016 | USAID Documents
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The Performance Evaluation Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) is USAID’s estimate of the costs that an evaluation contractor may incur in performing the evaluation. As with all IGCEs it serves as the basis for reserving funds during acquisition planning. This... read more
Library Resource | Sep 7, 2016 | USAID Documents
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This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Evaluation Toolkit released in September 2015 and updated in September 2016. For example: What is the Evaluation Toolkit? The Evaluation Toolkit curates the available information on Evaluation at... read more
Library Resource | Aug 31, 2017 | USAID Documents

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