All posts tagged with "Activity Design & Implementation"
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
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
Assumptions, Conjectures, and Other Miracles: The Application of Evaluative Thinking to Theory of Change Models in Community Development
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
USAID/Malawi's Experiment in Integration to Foster Collaboration and Improve Programmatic Decision-Making
After fifty years of development work in Malawi, it was clear that traditional development structures were failing to lift Malawians out of the poverty trap. So the Mission asked, if we change the way we work, could we achieve better, more sustainable results? To answer... read more