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Author / Copyright Holder: InterAction
With financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation, InterAction developed a four-part series of guidance notes and webinars on impact evaluation. The purpose of the series is to build the capacity of NGOs (and others) to demonstrate effectiveness by increasing their understanding of and ability to conduct high quality impact evaluation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ricardo Wilson-Grau
Explore the strengths and weaknesses of how Wilson-Grau broaches the subject of complexity and systems thinking with clients who engage him to support them in developing monitoring (or M&E) mechanisms or to evaluate their work. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Wise Solutions, LLC; NIFAA/CIFA
Mid-term evaluation of the Faiths United for Health program, a pilot program of the Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Association (NIFAA) that uses an interfaith action approach to train Muslim and Christian religoiius leaders to educate and motivate Nigerians to undertake behavior change in the fight against malaria. ...
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: FriEnt - Working Group on Peace and Development
The present publication is a collection of “snapshots” from the practice of FriEnt member organisations and organisations affiliated to FriEnt. It identifies steps towards results-based learning and strategic planning in peacebuilding. It combines issue-specific experience with lessons learnt in particular country contexts....
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: InterAction
The guidance note available in English, French, Arabic and Spanish highlights themes crucial for effective utilization of evaluation results.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger/InterAction
With financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation, InterAction developed a four-part series of guidance notes and webinars on impact evaluation. The third guidance note, authored by Michael Bamberger, is Introduction to Mixed Methods in Impact Evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger/InterAction
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Author / Copyright Holder: USAID and Social Impact
Program Summary The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) “Growth with Equity in Mindanao III” (GEM-3) is a five-year (2008 to 2012), $99 million dollar program that operates throughout Mindanao, but is specifically targeted to promote development activities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and other conflict-affected areas of the region....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This self-guided modular curriculum breaks the project cycle down into easily manageable stages as they relate to the design, monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding projects and programs. The modules are meant to enable peacebuilders to learn simple, practical, and effective tools to design high quality programs and follow them up with rigorous monitoring and evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Barry Pound, Adrienne Martin, Dr Abdul Qadr & Dr Abdul Wahed Mukred/Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
An assessment of the negative impacts of landmine contamination and the benefits of demining using the sustainable livelihoods framework, supplemented by quantitative economic analysis ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger
This is the third guidance note in a four-part series of notes related to impact evaluation developed by InterAction with financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation. This third guidance note, Introduction to Mixed Methods in Impact Evaluation, starts by explaining what a mixed methods (MM) impact evaluation design is and what distinguishes this approach from quantitative or qualitative impact evaluation designs....
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding, Sharon Morris
In this interview, Sharon Morris, Director of the Youth & Conflict Division at Mercy Corps, reflects on recent progress and achievements made in the advancement of peacebuilding design, monitoring and evaluation. She praises the maturation thus far of peacebuilding DM&E, and implores practitioners to have more faith and confidence that our approaches will be validated by the evidence collected through evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Vincenza Scherrer
Since the 1990s, internationally-supported peacebuilding interventions have become increasingly prominent. Activities focusing on rule of law and security institutions are a key component of this agenda. Despite increasing calls for more rigorous analysis of the impact of peacebuilding interventions, conceptual advances have been limited....
Author / Copyright Holder: Howard White
This article addresses the potential use of mixed methods approaches in quantitative impact evaluation. It provides examples of how such an approach as strengthened impact evaluation work of the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Howard White and Daniel Phillips, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
We examine various evaluation approaches that could potentially be suitable for small n analysis and find that a number of them share a methodological core which could provide a basis for consensus. This common core involves the specification of a theory of change together with a number of further alternative causal hypotheses....
Author / Copyright Holder: U.K. Department for International Development
This report covers a study commissioned by DFID entitled 'Broadening the Range of Designs and Methods for Impact Evaluations.' Up to now most investment in IE has gone into a narrow range of mainly experimental and statistical methods and designs that according to the study's Terms of Reference, DFID has found are only applicable to a small proportion of their current programme portfolio....
Author / Copyright Holder: Emery Brusset, Maria Bak, Cecile Collin, et al.
This evaluation was commissioned by a Steering Committee of bilateral cooperation donors and aid agencies, to review conflict prevention and peacebuilding policies in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Drawing on examples from a portfolio of projects funded by Steering Committee members, the evaluation is designed to provide general conclusions relevant to all international interventions in the eastern DRC. A team of fifteen consultants representing eight nationalities was deployed to design and carry out the evaluation over a period of twelve months between 2009-2010....
Author / Copyright Holder: Wolrd Bank Independent Evaluation Group
An increasing number of rigorous impact evaluations are being conducted, and it is important that the evaluation methods, findings and recommendations are as reliable as possible. At the same time, however, these evaluations can be expensive to conduct....

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