Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Jenny Aulin & Goele Scheers, GPPAC
The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is faced with two major challenges in their monitoring and evaluation: Firstly they have to deal with the complex causal mechanisms involved in conflict prevention work and secondly they have to navigate the dynamic nature of networks through which they intervene....
Author / Copyright Holder: Melina Heinrich, the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
How can you measure the achievements of private sector development in conflict-affected environments?  In this post Melina Heinrich introduces the updated DCED guidlines designed to answer this exact question!  From providing practical tips to offering an eight-part framework for measuring and managing results, this is an overview you will not want to miss! ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ben Fowler and Adam Kessler for the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
The paper provides guidance for measuring results in conflict affected environments (CAEs) using the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement.  Since 2008, the DCED Standard has been implmented by numerous private sector development (PSD) projects across Africa and Asia, and has helped monitor progress towards objectives and manage interventions....
Author / Copyright Holder: Ricardo Wilson-Grau
These slides by Ricardo Wilson-Grau present when and how outcome harvesting can be a useful tool for Developmental Evaluation.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Adrienne Lemon, Search for Common Ground
Measuring results of programming for social change is challenging. Adrienne from Search for Common Ground blogs about a recent evaluation that used outcome mapping to evaluate The Team in Tanzania.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ricardo Wilson-Grau/Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium
In the Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation (NPE)'s April 3 2014 Thursday Talk, Ricardo Wilson-Grau discusses outcome harvesting in the field of peacebuilding.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
The AIDS Prevention and Control Project (APAC), a unique public private partnership, has been described as USAID/India’s HIV/AIDS flagship project. This report provides contextual information about HIV/AIDS in India and Tamil Nadu and describes APAC’s three phases....
Author / Copyright Holder: Adam Kessler/The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
The case study examines how the Employment Promotion Programme (EPP), funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), applied the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement in Sierra Leone.  ...
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: Ian C. Davies
In this document, Davies provides an overview of themes, discussion, and lessons learned from last month's Seminar. The document is organized by the following headings: Principles and lessons for performance oriented reform Highlights from recent literature on results-based budgeting Case study summaries and highlights from the practice review on results based budgeting and results based management in multilateral organisations Success factors for results based budgeting Implications for a Process Approach to Policy ...
Author / Copyright Holder: United Nations Development Programme Evaluation Office
This publication, Guidelines for Evaluators, is the first in the companion series to the Handbook on monitoring and Evaluating for Results. The Handbook provides an overall context for results-based monitoring and evaluation and reviews tools and techniques for planning and managing monitoring and evaluation activities....
Author / Copyright Holder: Sarah Earl, Fred Carden, Terry Smutylo
Outcome Mapping recognizes that development is essentially about people relating to each other and their environment. The originality of this approach lies in its shift away from assessing the products of a program to focus on changes in behaviour, relationships, actions, and activities in the people, groups, and organizations it works with directly....
Author / Copyright Holder: Guus van derVeer
Evaluation of psychosocial programmes can be carried out for a variety reasons. It is the nature of these reasons that determines what is exactly is evaluated, what criteria and which methods are used. In this article, the focus is on evaluation as a pathway to learn from experience and develop expertise....
Author / Copyright Holder: Wendy Ager
This paper describes the development of a guide on evaluation, commissioned by UNICEF for their field officers in 2006. The consultation process in developing the content of the guide is discussed, revealing varying perceptions of what is known and practiced in the field in relation to evaluation. Broader ¢ndings about evaluation design and methods are also discussed, based on a review by the Mailman School of Public Health.The paper then focuses on specifc aspects of evaluation of psychosocial programmes that seem to generate particular diffculties in practice....
Author / Copyright Holder: Stark, Lindsay, et. al.
This article describes a participative ranking methodology for identifying local understanding of reintegration and adjustment of potential value in programme planning and evaluation. It was applied in the context of girls formerly associated with fighting forces in Sierra Leone....
Author / Copyright Holder: Princeton University / Ylber Bajraktari ; Arthur Boutellis ; Fatema Gunja ; Daniel Y. Harris ; James Kapsis ; Eva Kaye ; Jane Rhee
This report proposes a new, evidence-based police measurement system called PRIME (Police Reform Indicators and Measurement Evaluation). PRIME is a forward-looking diagnostic tool that will give UNPOL and the donor community a more comprehensive and systematic way to assess police reform outcomes in postconflict environments....
Author / Copyright Holder: Rebecca Schein, Kumanan Wilson, Jennifer Keelan
This report examines the broader utility of social media for the adoption of health promoting and protective behaviours. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jared Raynor, TCC Group
This paper explores the evidence base for what makes an effective coalition with the assumption that understanding what makes them effective and how to assess and improve them will increase their effectiveness as an advocacy tool and reduce potential frustrations associated with operating in coalition. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Terry Smutylo
Outcome mapping is a methodology for planning, monitoring and evaluating development initiatives that aim to bring about social change. The process of outcome mapping helps a project team or program to be specific about the actors it targets, the changes it expects to see and the strategies it employs....
Author / Copyright Holder: Sarah Earl, Raj Kumar Verma, Adama Ndiaye, Thierry Barreto Fernandes, Kalpana Pant
This report provides an introduction to outcome mapping and provides three illustrative case studies as examples.  ...

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