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The systematic collection and analysis of information about the characteristics and outcomes of strategies, projects, and activities conducted as a basis for judgments to improve effectiveness and timed to inform decisions about current and future programming.

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The Annotated Evidence Summary tells the story of USAID's Development Innovations (DI) program that was implemented in Cambodia by Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) from 2013-2019. The Summary outlines the ways in which DI’s use of collaborating, learning and... read more
Library Resource | Mar 24, 2020 | Case Study
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Resilience – the ability to manage through crisis without compromising future wellbeing – is increasingly recognized as an essential part of global development. Droughts, flooding, severe price fluctuations, and other shocks and crises threaten hard-won development gains... read more
Blog | Mar 3, 2020 | Learning Lab
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This 2017 Data Quality Analysis (DQA) of the Partnership for Conservation of Amazonian Biodiversity (PCAB) Project reports on the quality of data used to measure five standard indicators of PCAB outputs or outcomes. This DQA report also includes... read more
Library Resource | Feb 4, 2020
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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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This Note defines impact evaluations, explains when they should be commissioned according to USAID policy and describes different designs for quasi-experimental and experimental impact evaluations.  USAID is updating the 2013 Technical Note on Impact Evaluations.  Stay... read more
Library Resource | Dec 20, 2019 | Technical Resources
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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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Three Ways Data Science is Changing Monitoring and Evaluation As a Data Scientist working in the context of monitoring and evaluation in the international development industry, I get exposed to interesting data science problems every day. It’s fascinating to see firsthand... read more
Blog | May 20, 2019 | John Mataya
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Evaluation syntheses are analytic reviews of evaluations that aggregate findings from evaluation reports and/or examine the quality of the evaluations reviewed. This Discussion Note, Making Evidence Accessible through Evaluation Synthesis, focuses on two common types of... read more
Library Resource | May 7, 2019 | USAID Documents
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This webinar is an introduction to performance monitoring at the activity level. It explains some key concepts in performance monitoring and demonstrates how one develops a performance motioning plan based on a project or activity theory of change and its associated logic... read more
Library Resource | Apr 30, 2019
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This Technical Report focuses on evaluation syntheses as aid for learning and improving the utilization of evidence from evaluations. Decision-makers use such evidence to inform foreign assistance policies, strategies, projects, and activities, and for monitoring and... read more
Library Resource | Apr 4, 2019

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