Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Ruben Grangaard, USIP
The status-quo around survey design needs to change. Too often, data analysis is an afterthought to learning and evaluation processes; survey designs are disconnected from the end goals of analysis. This blog will delve into some common problems of survey design and data analysis, including Timeframes and Recall Bias, Rare Events, and Demographic Information. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jennie Armstrong, TechChange
This is an Q&A between TechChange and Michael Klein, Director of International Solutions Group, on ideal skills a M&E professional should have and how to get them.  This post was originally posted on August 18th, 2015 on TechChange's blog....
Author / Copyright Holder: Ecumenical Service for Peace (SeP)
This is a reflection on some of Ecumenical Service for Peace's experiences in community mediation in Cameroon with examples of how conflicts between religious communities were mediated.   ...
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: Ghinwa Hneide
A few lessons drawn from the Millenium Development Goals era that stress the need for local and national capacity building, institutionalizing learning, and breaking the development goals into context specific ones.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Maud Bakirdjian, Search for Common Ground
To complete our series on participatory video in evaluation, this blog guides you through 11 steps to make a participatory video! ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Maud Bakirdjian, Search for Common Ground
This blog is part of a series on participatory video in peacebuilding evaluation. This piece digs into the advantages and disadvantages of using participatory video in peacebuilding evaluation, and Part Two (to be released the week of July 6, 2015) will be a “How To Make a Participatory Video.” ...
Author / Copyright Holder: UNICEF, InsightShare
An evaluation of UNICEF's Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy, Learning for Peace program used InsightShare’s Participatory Video and Most Significant Change (MSC) method to generate information, evidence and qualitative information from the perspective of the stakeholders in the projects. Participatory Video has the ability to empower and engage diverse stakeholders in dialogue, while MSC adds a structured selection process and the capacity to extract qualitative data from stories....
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: Ella Duncan, Search for Common Ground
Dr. David Niyonzima, a survivor of a massacre during the Burundian Civil War, has dedicated his life to peacebuilding. He sat down with DME for Peace to share his reflections and lessons from a career in trauma healing and reconciliation in Burundi.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ella Duncan, Search for Common Ground
Opportunities for professional development relevant to Peacebuilding M&E during the Summer of 2015! ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jared Miller, Search for Common Ground
Jared Miller of the Instituational Learning Team at Search for Common Ground identifies 3 key takeaways from the 2015 Alliance for Peacebuilding Conference, and shares resources to dive deeper on each point.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Patricia Loreskar, Search for Common Ground
For almost all traditional donors, M&E it is a must. But when working with private sector companies, programs need to convince private sector donors to support an M&E budget by communicating results in ways that make sense to them....
Author / Copyright Holder: Koloina Randriamiary, Search for Common Ground
Le cours « démystifier le suivi évaluation pour les praticiens » donné par USIP a été tenu en mars dernier. Il vise à aider à mieux concevoir et mettre en œuvre des projets et programmes de consolidation de la paix et ainsi mieux évaluer les impacts et les progrès. Le défi est maintenant de passer de la théorie à la pratique....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
FrontlineSMS is a free software that lets you send, receive and manage communications via SMS and missed calls using a laptop and modem, an Android phone, or a web-based SMS service. In several countries across Africa, Search for Common Ground teams and partners have started using Frontline technology to increase two-way communication with the listeners and viewers of our media programming, or to facilitate the collection of crucial data to monitor incidences of conflicts in areas where we work. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
FrontlineSMS est un logiciel gratuit permettant à ses utilisateurs d’envoyer, de recevoir et de gérer leurs communications via SMS et bips à travers la simple utilisation d’un ordinateur et d’un modem, d’un téléphone androïde, ou d’un service SMS basé sur le web....
Author / Copyright Holder: Koloina Randriamiary, Search for Common Ground
Koloina Randriamiary, Chargée de suivi évaluation pour Search for Common Ground Madagascar, partage ce qu'elle apprend du USIP cours en "Demystifying Monitoring and Evaluation for Practitioners".  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Ruben Grangaard, USIP
In this blog, Ruben Grangaard of the United States Institute for Peacebuilding discusses the lessons and challenges of testing tools developed by the Negotiation/Mediation IMPACT (Initiative to Measure Peace and Conflict Outcomes) workshop series, which aims improve the evaluative practices in the peacebuilding field. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Vanessa Corlazzoli, Search for Common Ground
This document is a guide to the conflict scan approach, which was developed by program and DM&E teams at Search for Common Ground to encourage learning and reflection with regards to the contexts in which peacebuilders work. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Josh Powell, Paige Kirby
The most important aspect of data is use. Without information uptake, the time and financial resources invested in making data open, machine readable, and interoperable may as well be for naught. In this blog Paige Kirby and Josh Powell of Development Gateway share lessons learned from work with USAID-Colombia and the African Development Bank on how to galvanize internal demand for data and ensure that information collected is in fact used.    ...

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