Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This document is a report on the research findings from the first Burundi quarterly Conflict Scan conducted for the Impore Iwacu SFCG – UNICEF project. Building on the approach used by SFCG programming around the world, the Conflict Scan used a fast and lightweight methodology with the aim of improving Conflict Sensitivity and Do No Harm principles for Search for Common Ground (SFCG), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and partner program interventions in Burundi....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Ce document est un résumé du rapport sur les résultats de la recherche du premier scan de conflit trimestriel au Burundi, mené dans le cadre du projet Impore Iwacu de Search for Common Ground (SFCG) avec le partenariat du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Peter Simms
Peter Simms, Program Manager Afghanistan, Children in Crisis, shares what he’s learned from the challenges of doing M&E when accurate information is not only scarce, but also blocked by politicized opposition. Peter recommends that organizations who provide community based education in similar contexts demand oversight, including: Including  the government as much as possible Registering  enrolment forms with the local police and the community council, Submitting  exam results for accreditation to the Ministry of Education, Inviting inspectors to view facilities and assess the services provided. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: DME for Peace, CDA
This post will share recent research and lessons learned on effective feedback practices in humanitarian settings, especially focused on lessons relevant to peacebuilding practitioners.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Charline Burton/Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium
In the Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation (NPE)'s March 27, Thursday Talk, Charline Burton, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Search for Common Ground discusses the uses of conflict scans as monitoring tools.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Neha Karkara
The toolkit contains guidance and tools on how to plan, design, implement, monitor and evaluate advocacy strategies for national evaluation policies and systems that are equity-focused and gender-responsive. While technical evaluation capacities (the so-called supply side) are paramount to produce high-quality evaluative evidence, an enabling environment for evaluation is necessary to ensure it is actually used for decision-making. ...
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: Burt Perrin
This is the second guidance note in a four-part series of notes related to impact evaluation developed by InterAction with financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation.This second guidance note, Linking Monitoring and Evaluation to Impact Evaluation, illustrates the relationship between routine M&E and impact evaluation – in particular, how both monitoring and evaluation activities can support meaningful and valid impact evaluation. M&E has a critical role to play in impact evaluation, such as: identifying when and under what circumstances it would be possible and appropriate to undertake an impact evaluation; contributing essential data to conduct an impact evaluation, such as baseline data of various forms and information about the nature of the intervention; and contributing necessary information to interpret and apply findings from impact evaluation. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: World Bank
Beneficiary Assessment (BA) is a qualitative research tool used to improve the impact of development operations by gaining the views of intended beneficiaries regarding a planned or ongoing intervention. The objective of BA is to assess the value of an activity as perceived by project beneficiaries and to integrate findings into project activities....
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: Julius Nyangaga, Heidi Schaeffer
How do you develop your outcome mapping progress markers? Or what guides you in developing related indicators? Here is a paper - “A Complementary Approach to Developing Progress Markers” – that is based on the analysis of 32 sets of progress markers from 13 different Outcome mapping projects in Africa; Latin America; South and South-East Asia and Canada. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: UNICEF
This publication offers a number of strong contributions from senior officers in institutions dealing with evidence-based policy making.These institutions are national and local governments, UNICEF, the World Bank and the International Development Evaluation Association. It tries to bring together the vision and lessons learned from different stakeholders on the strategic role of monitoring and evaluation in evidence-based policy making. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
The Reflecting on Peace Practice Project (RPP) is an experience-based learning process that involves agencies whose programs attempt to prevent or mitigate violent conflict. Its purpose is to analyze experience at the individual program level across a broad range of agencies and contexts....
Author / Copyright Holder: Andrew Robertson, Eran Fraenkel, Emrys Schoemaker, Sheldon Himelfarb
Over the past twenty years, media interventions have become an accepted tool for conflict management. Interventions have often proven ineffective, however, because they lacked clear definition of their intended outcomes.  This research describes an Intended-Outcomes Needs Assessment methodology (IONA) to help address this by: Integrating conflict analysis and media assessments to sharpen the focus on peacebuilding objectives; and Improving the quality and precision of project plans to enable better comparison of the results achieved. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Huma Haider, Claire Mcloughlin and Zoë Scott
This guide introduces some of the best recent literature on the role of communication in governance. It highlights the major critical debates surrounding the relationship between communication, government accountability and responsiveness, and state-society relations in developing countries....
Author / Copyright Holder: Valerie Stetson, Guy Sharrock and Susan Hahn
Project design and proposal writing are core responsibilities for CRS programming staff and take much investment of our human and financial resources. ProPack (Project Package) aims to help CRS staff work in a consistent manner with partners to raise the quality of our planning processes....
Author / Copyright Holder: Karen Schoonmaker Freudenberger
The purpose of this manual is to familiarize users with RRA and PRA methods, to demonstrate the applicability of these methods to CRS funded projects, and to encourage the rigorous application of the methods in order to obtain the best results....
Author / Copyright Holder: Catholic Relief Services
Station Days is a child-friendly M&E field activity that assists project staff who have historically been involved in projects targeting orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) to appreciate and understand the critical issues affecting beneficiaries’ lives....
Author / Copyright Holder: Susan Hahn and Guy Sharrock
This guide presents an approach to developing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for projects supported by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The content is derived from guidance in ProPack (CRS, 2004 and CRS, 2007) and streamlined based on experience in CRS country programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America....
Author / Copyright Holder: Clara Hagens, Dominique Morel, Alex Causton, Christina Way
This series provides guidance for designing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system. This series supports and complements CRS’ global M&E standards (CRS 2009). While the global standards represent the agency’s commitment to quality M&E as a key component of program quality, this series provides ‘how to’ guidance for operationalizing this commitment in practice. ...

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