All posts tagged with "Monitoring"

The ongoing and systematic tracking of data or information relevant to USAID strategies, projects, and activities.

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact in countries around the world, and USAID and its partners are responding to the pandemic at home and abroad. As we respond, we continue to monitor, evaluate and learn from our programs in the changing operating... read more
Library Resource | Jun 22, 2020 | Event Materials
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Sampling is the process of studying a subset of a population for the purposes of describing or testing questions about a whole population. At USAID, sampling may be used to collect data for baselines, evaluations (both impact evaluations and performance evaluations),... read more
Library Resource | Jun 5, 2020 | Technical Resources
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The Program Cycle Learning Study (PCLS) used a qualitative case study approach to provide a systematic and holistic understanding of how four Missions understand and implement the Program Cycle. The study offers examples of how Missions implement the Program Cycle on a day-... read more
Library Resource | Mar 31, 2020 | Technical Resources
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This slide deck, from a presentation to the Local Systems Community by Tjip Walker and David Jacobstein, shows various ways in which assessing the political economy of a context and understanding that context through the lens of systems thinking can reinforce each other.... read more
Library Resource | Feb 10, 2020 | Technical Resources
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Focus group interviews (also often called focus group discussions) are a key tool for collecting data to support many USAID activities. This data collection technique is widely used in international development planning, monitoring, and evaluation. They are quick, versatile... read more
Library Resource | Nov 15, 2013 | USAID Documents
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These tips are part of a series of tips and resources to support context-driven adaptation in programming. For other resources, see the Context-Driven Adaptation Collection at https://usaidlearninglab.org/context-driven-adaptation-overview (internal staff version at https... read more
Library Resource | Dec 20, 2019
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The Performance Management Plan (PMP) Task Schedule provides a comprehensive and interactive schedule of all of the monitoring, evaluation, and Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) tasks that will occur over the expected life of the Country Development... read more
Library Resource | Oct 8, 2019 | Reference
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A composite indicator (or index) combines two or more data sources into a single measure. From the Self-Reliance Metrics to the CSO Sustainability Index, composite indicators are everywhere at USAID. They are in our Country Development Cooperation Strategies and in the... read more
Library Resource | Aug 30, 2019
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This blog was written by Nancy Peek, M&E Fellow, USAID/KEA/FFP and Laurie Starr, Strategic Learning Advisor, Save the Children Introduction Adaptive management is a key principle that supports ADS 201 and is described as a structured, iterative process for making... read more
Blog | Jul 10, 2019 | Nancy Peek
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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. The How-To Note:... read more
Library Resource | Jun 13, 2019

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