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Rapid Outcome Mapping Approach

For the past decade, the RAPID team at ODI has been working with a wide range of organisations in a wide range of contexts to understand how to foster sustainable policy change. The result is ROMA – the RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach – which is the subject of this guide.

A Toolkit for Measuring Early Childhood Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The primary purpose of this Toolkit is to provide a resource for researchers, evaluators, and program personnel from various disciplines interested in assessing early childhood development (ECD) in low- and middle-income countries—either for planning and evaluating interventions, monitoring development over time, or conducting a situation analysis. The Toolkit is intended to help produce reliable, actionable data on child development.

Human rights impact assessment guidance and toolbox

The purpose of this Guidance and Toolbox is to provide those who are involved in conducting, commissioning, reviewing or monitoring Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIA) of business projects and activities with guidance and practical tools; with the view to ensuring that such assessments apply a human rights-based approach and are consistent with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UN Guiding Principles).

Integrating Gender in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs: A Toolkit

Gender expectations have a significant impact on a person’s health, by shaping behaviors and beliefs related to risk and vulnerability, and on health-seeking behavior.

The assessment of whether programs achieve intermediate and long-term objectives related to gender norms and health status requires gender-relevant information.

Power Analysis: A Practical Guide

This guide, published by Sida, offers practical advice and resources for those wanting to bring an understanding of power into development cooperation, whether in the stages of analysing context, developing strategy, designing a programme, selecting partners or delivering results.

How do we know if a program made a difference? A guide to statistical methods for program impact evaluation

Authors: Peter M. Lance,  David K. Guilkey, Aiko Hattori & Gustavo Angeles (for MEASURE Evaluation)
Publication date: 2014

There is a long-running, vigorous and evolving methodological debate about the appropriate or optimal way to evaluate the impact of a program. This manual strives not to convince readers of the merits of one particular alternative or another, but instead simply to present the various options in as approachable a fashion as possible and then let them decide for themselves where they stand. In other words, it strives to be impartial.

FANTA: Anthropometric Indicators Measurement Guide

Author: Bruce Cogill (for FANTA III)
Publication date: March 2003

This guide provides information on anthropometric impact indicators and annual monitoring indicators for maternal and child health/child survival and income-related activities. The guide focuses on the collection and reporting of indicators to improve program management and document program progress.

Creating an Analysis Plan

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Publication date: 2013

The Creating an Analysis Plan training module is one of three modules that will provide you with the skills needed to analyze and interpret quantitative 1 noncommunicable disease (NCD) data. When you apply these quantitative analysis skills, you will turn data into information that can be used to make informed decisions on public health program and policy recommendations.

Indicators. A working aid

Author: Hunter, J. (for GIZ)
Publication date: 2014

This document serves as a guide that aids in selecting and formulating indicators.