Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)
The 2012 Belize engagement of the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) was a small innovative program to reduce gang activity and violence in Southside Belize City by developing mediation and community dialogue capacity....
Author / Copyright Holder: The Aspen Institute
In this paper, the authors James P. Connell and Anne C. Kubisch present the "theory of change approach" to evaluating comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs). ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Pact Kenya
Development and Training Services, Inc. (dTS) was contracted to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Program (KCSSP). This grant-making and capacity-building program was designed to address the fragmentation, fractionalization and low constituent credibility constraining Kenya civil society from effectively playing its role in promoting political reforms and keeping government accountable to the citizens of Kenya....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The 'Radio for Peacebuilding' project has three major components – development and adaptation of guidebooks on radio talk show production aimed at Peacebuilding into Urdu and Pashto, training and coaching provided to FM station producers and presenters to host radio talk shows on Peacebuilding and finally production of talk shows using the common ground approach....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in the rural areas of developing countries. Working with poor rural people, governments, donors, NGOs and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions to empower poor rural women and men to achieve higher incomes and improved food security....
Author / Copyright Holder: Catholic Relief Services
The Laletek Project is a two-year project (March 15, 2010 - March 14, 2012), funded by the Untied States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation and Catholic Relief Services Timor-Leste program (CRS/TL)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
The program "Support for Kosovo‘s Young Leaders" (SKYL) is supported by USAID and implemented by Mercy Corps and three local NGO partners: Centar za Razvoj Zajednica (CRZ), Kosovo Center for International Cooperation (KCIC) and) Mundësia. The overall goal of this three-year program is to help young people from Kosovo‘s diverse communities become active participants in building a viable shared future for themselves and their commun ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Claudena M. Skran
This report provides a review of the Community Empowerment Projects (CEPs), an innovative method of securing sustainable reintegration sponsored by the UNHCR in Sierra Leone. From 2003 through 2005, the UNHCR conducted almost 1400 CEPs in five different districts of Sierra Leone....
Author / Copyright Holder: CARE International NW Balkans
A critical assessment of the peace-building impact of CARE International’s interventions in the NW Balkans during the period 1998-2008, by means of the review CARE project portfolio 1998-2008 (project objectives, scope and key results), based on documentation provided by CARE.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: CARE Burundi
Final outcome evaluation of a year long project (2008-2009) building local capacities for peace in three communities in Burundi. In French. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in Guinea recently completed an 18-month project entitled Youth and Non-Violence in Guinea, whose overall goal was to promote the use of non-violent methods for resolving conflicts among youth in the cities of Kindia, Mamou and Kankan....
Author / Copyright Holder: INCORE
This paper is a record of an international workshop in September 2010 on the evaluation of storytelling as a peacebuilding methodology. It includes lessons learned and useful methodological tips for evaluating the use of storytelling.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Patricia Auspos and Anne C. Kubisch
This report has two purposes: to summarize what we have learned over the past 15 years about how to evaluate community change initiatives, and to identify strategies for enhancing the evidence base about what it takes to improve conditions in poor communities....