All posts tagged with "Activity Design & Implementation"
Library Resource
This How-To Note supplements ADS 201.3.2.18. It presents guidelines and recommended practices in planning and implementing a mission-wide strategy-level portfolio review. These guidelines and practices can also be adapted for Washington based Operating Unit portfolio... read more
Library Resource | Oct 12, 2017 | USAID Documents
Library Resource
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
Library Resource
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
Industry Event
Changing behaviors—especially multiple behaviors across diverse actors in a network—can be challenging. Market systems are notoriously complex and difficult to transform. If we want to change individual behaviors across the market system, where do we even begin?Social... read more
Industry Event | Conference
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On this page:   What is it?   |   How do I get started?   |   Important Tips What is it? “Achieving and sustaining any development outcome depends on the contributions of multiple and interconnected actors...Each set of interconnected actors whose collective actions produce... read more
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This blog reviews Results-Based Management (RBM) frameworks, guides, handbooks, tools, and websites, and assesses their utility for international development practitioners: donor agency officials, project managers, field workers, development partner government agencies and... read more
Library Resource | Mar 16, 2017
Working Group Resource
Participation Quality AssessmentThe Participation Quality Assessment is based on Shery Arnstein's Ladder of Citizen Participation and SARAR methodology.  Counterpart's Niger staff contextualized and condensed the Ladder of Citizen into four steps and then an... read more
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A learning agenda includes a (1) set of questions addressing the critical knowledge gaps impeding informed design and implementation decisions and (2) plans for learning activities to help answer those questions. A basic process for a learning agenda includes three key... read more
Library Resource | Feb 3, 2017 | Technical Resources
Library Resource
A Before Action Review (BAR) is a method for a team starting a project, activity, or event to assess what knowledge they already have.  A BAR helps a team state their intentions just before commencing the project and helps identify potential challenges and risks by... read more
Library Resource | Jan 31, 2017 | Web Resource
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Unexamined and unjustified assumptions are the Achilles heel of development programs. In this paper, we describe an evaluation capacity building (ECB) approach designed to help community development practitioners work more effectively with assumptions through the... read more
Library Resource | Jun 3, 2016 | Case Study

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