Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Utilization-focused Evaluation

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: 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: Bob Berg, Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this Thursday Talk, Bob Berg of the World Academy of Art and Science discusses how we can up the odds of utilization and impact of evaluations.   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: David Bonbright/InterAction
This webinar by David Bonbright provides an overview of a guidance note on Use of Impact Evaluation Results.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ricardo Ramirez and Dal Broadhead, with contributions from Chelladurai Solomon, Shubh Kumar-Range, Sonal Zaveri, Sarah Earl, and Matthew Smith
This 109-page primer summarizes experiences with five utilization focused evaluations (UFE) that were completed in Asia with International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-funded research partners. We have found UFE to be 'simple on the surface' yet complex in implementation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Swedish Contact Group
The Assessment Framework provides guidance on options and specific tools based on suggested stages of the assessment process. These stages include:• Planning• Background Analysis• In- Country Assessment• Report and Recommendations ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Cecile Kusters / Center for Development Innovation
This guide is provides a basic foundation on how to make evaluations matter. It brings together existing concepts, evaluation methods and tools that have been found to work well in the field in a way that is straightforward and easy to follow....
Author / Copyright Holder: UNICEF
This publication aims to contribute to the international debate on how the evaluation function can contribute to achieving equitable development results by conceptualizing, designing, implementing and using evaluations focused on human rights and equity. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Gene Shackman
These modules focus on two of the major challenges in evaluation: getting an answer to the question about whether the program has an effect, and whether the evaluation results are useful to people involved in the program. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Quinn Patton
Utilization-Focused Evaluation (U-FE) begins with the premise that evaluations should be judged by their utility and actual use; therefore, evaluators should facilitate the evaluation process and design any evaluation with careful consideration of how everything that is done, from beginning to end, will affect use. Use concerns how real people in the real world apply evaluation findings and experience the evaluation process....