UNEG Quality Checklist for Evaluation Reports

Approved at the UNEG AGM 2010, this quality checklist for evaluation reports serves as a guideline for UNEG members in the preparation and assessment of an evaluation report.

Guide for the Review of Evaluation Reports

The purpose of this guide is to provide analysts from the Centre Of Excellence For Evaluation (CEE) with some general guidelines on how to approach the evaluation review process and how to provide feedback to TBS Program Sector analysts and departmental program managers.

Co-creation Guide: Realising Social Innovation together

On the 24-25th May, 2011, nearly 100 participants gathered in Amsterdam to discuss the advantages and pitfalls of co-creation between citizens and organisations in this new technology-mediated world. A global community including professionals from public agencies, NGOs, global firms and universities joined with technology experts, policymakers, and service users to explore these issues. This guide is a result of the outcome of the discussions.

Organisational Learning in NGOs

This Praxis Paper explores the importance of organisational learning in NGOs drawing on examples gathered from interviews mainly with Northern NGO staff and from an extensive review of the literature.

Evaluating advocacy: an exploration of evidence and tools to understand what works and why

This working paper adds to the growing study and practice of advocacy evaluation by examining the challenges associated with evaluating advocacy initiatives. The authors identify factors associated with successful advocacy interventions that have been measured using rigorous impact evaluations.

NGO-IDEAs: Impact Toolbox

The NGO-IDEAs “Impact Toolbox” is to enable NGOs and grassroots organisations to monitor projects together with the so called target groups involved, in a manner that will enhance positive outcomes and impacts, and reduce negative ones.

Guidance to Evaluate SDGs with an equity-focused and gender-responsive lens

“Evaluating the Sustainable Development Goals with a “No one left behind” lens through equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluation” is a new publication that aims to support national evaluation systems on how to integrate equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluation to inform national reviews of SDGs.

Building the Evidence Base for Post Project Evaluation

This report to the Faster Forward Fund compares findings from eight end-of-project and subsequent post project evaluations. Given their rarity, there is little real evidence about project impact on long-term sustainability so this helps build the evidence. 

The CARE International Advocacy Handbook

Advocacy is integral to delivering CARE’s vision. This manual is a toolkit of approaches, techniques and additional resources to help CARE staff think about how to integrate advocacy into their work.

Guidelines for Innovation Platforms in Agricultural Research for Development

Innovation Platforms are fast becoming part of the mantra of agricultural research for development projects and programmes. Their basic tenet is that stakeholders depend on one another to achieve agricultural development outcomes, and hence need a space where they can learn, negotiate, and coordinate to overcome challenges and capture opportunities through a facilitated innovation process. This important publication provides a critical analysis of Innovation Platforms, their defining features, key functions, and what they can and – as importantly – cannot do.