Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: USAID/Macedonia and Social Impact
In April 2014, the United States Agency for International Development’s Mission in Macedonia (USAID/Macedonia) commissioned Social Impact (SI) to conduct a midterm performance evaluation of its four-year, $5.2 million Interethnic Integration in Education Project (IIEP)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Naila Kabeer for Sida
In efforts to measure empowerment, do indicators mean what they are supposed to mean? Are the values they reflect appropriate? This paper examines the measurement of three dimensions of empowerment: resources (the conditions under which choices are made); agency (the process by which choices are made); and achievements (the outcomes of choices)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Cheyanne Church and Julie Soldice
24 individuals from around the world--who are actively engaged with issues related to conflict resolution and evaluation--met to discss issues relating to emerging practice and theory in conflict resolution evaluation. This paper captures the essence of the discussion around those emerging themes and further develops the issues through research and analysis.  Part 1: This paper provides information about current practices in the field and a framework through which to structure evaluation discussions. Part 2: This paper is the result of the second phase of the project. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty....
Author / Copyright Holder: World Bank
Good quality data are one of the most important aspects of conducting an impact evaluation, but obtaining or generating high quality data entails trade-offs and difficulties. Compromises inevitably need to be made. Collecting new data is not always necessary for carrying out a rigorous impact evaluation, but it is often desirable where affordable....