Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Zahed Yousuf
Opportunities to find politically feasible solutions are everywhere; the challenge is searching for them. There is a growing acknowledgement within the development sector that achieving sustainable development outcomes is highly complex and cannot be isolated from a wide range of differing socioeconomic and political interests [1] ....
Author / Copyright Holder: Richard King
This is a recording of the M&E Thursday Talk from January 26th,  hosted by Richard King of Concordis International who led a discussion on "Measuring Progress Along Axes of Change." ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Milt Lauenstein
In 2001, in my mid-70s, I retired from a career in business management and decided to do what I could to reduce armed conflict in the world. Having lived through the devastation caused by World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars, I believed that two major causes of human suffering were disease and war. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jessica Berns & Milt Lauenstein
Photographs of families fleeing the war in Syria, ongoing stories of entire communities trapped with no access to food and medical supplies. Or from Africa, the current news of a fragile and tested peace in South Sudan....
Author / Copyright Holder: Alexandra Toma
The following video is from Alexandra Toma's M&E Thursday Talk The Role of Funders in Learning and Evaluation in Conflict. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development - Development Assistance Committee
The OECD DAC Standards provide a guide to good practice in development evaluation. Built through international consensus, the Standards are intended to serve as an incentive and inspiration to improve evaluation practice. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jared Miller, Search for Common Ground
Jared Miller of Search for Common Ground and the Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation reflects on what the SDGs will need for good M&E systems, and reviews what resources already exist to support the process.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: United Nations Evaluation Group
In this report, the UNEG highlights the importance of evaluation in understanding what works, what doesn't and why and explains how the UNEG can support evaluation efforts.   ...
Author / Copyright Holder: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank
This evaluation report looks at how the World Bank has generated, accessed, and used learning and knowledge in its lending operations, and what is the scope for improving how it does so.    ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
This case study is part of a USAID-funded research grant that examines the relationship between economic development and stability.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Lisa Inks, Mercy Corps and Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation
In this talk, Lisa Inks discusses a comparative study Mercy Corps is conducting of three types of conflict-affected communities in order to identify the effects of their programs.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Partners for Democratic Change
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Author / Copyright Holder: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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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: Irma Specht
This practice note explains what economic development planners and practitioners can do to support the socioeconomic reintegration of former combatants. It will assist you in your efforts to mobilise economic actors to play a constructive role in reintegration processes....
Author / Copyright Holder: International Alert
This report argues that putting peacebuilding at the centre of the EU's range of economic development and trade policies could notably contribute to greater policy coherence for development, but also help support the kind of economic growth which can help societies and regions permanently emerge from violence and war. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Joost Van Der Zwan
The 2008 global spike in food prices that caused widespread riots and instability and the recent predictions of another global food crisis highlight the urgency of establishing sustainable food systems, especially in Africa. However, sustainable food systems can only be created if there are coherent and comprehensive approaches to land rights, land policy and land governance....
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: Mercy Corps
This case study is part of a USAID-funded research grant that examines the relationship between economic development and stability. In many parts of the world, Mercy Corps implements programs that combine economic development and peacebuilding. The Evaluation and Assessment of Poverty and Conflict Interventions project – implemented between July 2009 and December 2010 – had three main objectives: 1) to develop indicators and data collection tools that measure the impact of programs at the intersection of peacebuilding and economic development; 2) to field test these indicators and tools in three countries; and 3) to begin to assess several theories of change that inform Mercy Corps’ programs....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
This case study is part of a USAID-funded research grant that examines the relationship between economic development and stability. In many parts of the world, Mercy Corps implements programs that combine economic development and peacebuilding. The Evaluation and Assessment of Poverty and Conflict Interventions project – implemented between July 2009 and December 2010 – had three main objectives: 1) to develop indicators and data collection tools that measure the impact of programs at the intersection of peacebuilding and economic development; 2) to field test these indicators and tools in three countries; and 3) to begin to assess several theories of change that inform Mercy Corps’ programs....