Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Budget Constraints

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: NOREF
  How can the effectiveness of peacebuilding operations in countries marked by conflict be better measured? This policy brief examines the steps needed to improve the measurement of peacebuilding work, highlights the technical and political problems this work faces, and makes recommendations for action by organisations in the field.   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tore Rose
This discussion paper reviews the nature of UNDAF, looks at some experiences in Rwanda and Sri Lanka that illustrate the problems presented above, and summarizes the essentials of effective conflict prevention and peacebuilding practice. The paper also identifies the main issues that need to be addressed by international assistance actors and suggestes a realistic perspective on the UNDAF as a mechanism for peacebuilding. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Guy Sharrock [ed.]
CRS and the American Red Cross collaborated on a set of M&E training and capacity-building materials for field staff, covering topics in project and program design, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. The ultimate aim was to improve the ability to evaluate impacts of Food for Peace/Title II programs....
Author / Copyright Holder: Michael Bamberger and Jim Rugh
Outlines how to do evaluations under budget, time, and data constraints, as well as political influences. This extensive summary of the book illustrates tradeoffs and presents practical options for addressing such issues at the design and implementation stages of a typical evaluation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Catherine Elkins
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) supports evidence-based decision-making in program management through rigorous approaches to collecting and using quality data on program performance, results, and impact. The application of appropriate analytical tools in order to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of interventions in well-defined contexts over time contributes to our knowledge of the kinds of interventions that work best, and under which conditions....