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This one-page guidance document shares tips for producing USAID development hypotheses, including "do's," "don'ts," and examples.
USAID Contribution
USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) and the United Nations Evaluation Development Group for Asia and the Pacific (UNEDAP) hosted the “Asia Regional Evaluation Summit” last week at the USAID Asia Regional Training Center in Bangkok.  Nearly 100 development professionals, representing 15 countries,...
USAID Contribution
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the potential risks involved in implementing a knowledge management and learning project from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
USAID Contribution
This report presents background information and key content related to a USAID-sponsored workshop on Theories of Change Indicator Development.
USAID Contribution
This paper, written by Craig Valters for The Justice and Security Research Forum, provides an analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organisation.
Community Contribution
Scenario Testing is a group learning activity. The basic premise can be used more widely in all kinds of settings, whether generating a knowledge strategy paper, (e.g. outline three possible future scenarios for the organisation in the introduction), a workshop, or an email debate. Generally, scenario testing would...
Community Contribution
The three Missions (Colombia, DRC, and Zimbabwe) developed contingency scenarios to adapt to uncertainty related to changing political space due to conflict, peace agreement negotiations or election outcomes as well as changes to the USG ability to influence change.USAID/DRC’s CDCS (2015-2019) incorporated a series of...
USAID Contribution
The Center for Theory of Change is a non-profit organization established to promote quality standards and best practice for the development and implementation of Theory of Change, with a particular focus on its use and application in the areas of international development, sustainability, education, human...
Community Contribution
Time for a radical approach to learning in development
Community Contribution
Amidst disappointing data on reading proficiency among children in Guatemala, USAID constituted the Education Reform in the Classroom Project (2009-2014). Among other things, the project aimed to increase effectiveness of teaching practices, improve the classroom learning environment, foster the effective acquisition of...
Community Contribution

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