Knowledge Hub

Explore a growing collection of practitioner-driven resources of the CLEAR Initiative and others to accelerate M&E capacities and systems and improve the quality of current practices. The Knowledge Hub is a space where publications, training materials, videos and program documents can be found.

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The purpose of this Quality Assurance (QA) Framework is to enable the development and implementation of high quality Capacity Development (…
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This technical course introduces impact evaluation as a key instrument for determining project/program effectiveness, informing policy…
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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) defined a set of development targets to be achieved by 2015. Although a number of targets had been…
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Requirements for a midterm and final evaluation were built into the funding agreements and expectations of funders and CLEAR Centres since…
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Overview Framework of typical change agents (stakeholders) who are typical targets for collaboration with CLEAR   Examples of…
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Rationale and Objectives Management for results requires governments and civil society to have interest in and capacity to monitor,…
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Overview All Council members are invited The meetings can be in-person or virtual with at least one meeting per year in-person The…
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In 2015, the CLEAR program updated its theory of change, to illustrate how CLEAR operates and what CLEAR expects to be its achievements and…
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As the pages of this annual report reflect, CLEAR has established a global presence with a common cause – engaging in evaluation capacity…
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Launched in 2010, CLEAR brings together selected and recognized academic institutions or think tanks with other organizations, such as…
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The Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR) Initiative was established in January 2010 as a multilateral partnership among…
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CLEAR, established in 2010 as a multilateral partnership, is aligned with the objectives of these international agreements. Its vision is…
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A collection of evaluation articles from thought leaders from the field of evaluation. Read more  
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February 2014 In recent years, there has been a growing demand to measure the impact of social and economic programs. Governments are now…
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May 2012 This roundtable was the second in a series of M&E roundtables organised by CLEAR South Asia on Best Practices in Data…
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September 7, 2012 This roundtable on Instrument Design was the third in a series of M&E roundtables organised by CLEAR South Asia on…
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November 22, 2012 This roundtable was the fourth in a series of M&E roundtables organised by CLEAR South Asia on Best Practices in…
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February 21, 2013 CLEAR South Asia in partnership with the Community of Evaluators (CoE) and UNICEF held the fifth event in a series of M…
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May 15, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm CLEAR South Asia in collaboration with Community of Evaluators and 3ie organized the sixth event in a…
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July 15, 2013 This roundtable was the seventh in a series of M&E roundtables organised by CLEAR South Asia. This roundtable was…
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November 26, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm CLEAR South Asia in collaboration with the Community of Evaluators (CoE) and UNWomen organised the…
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February 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CLEAR South Asia in collaboration with the Community of Evaluators (CoE) and UN Women organised the…
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April 22, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm This discussion focused on the specific challenges of civil society and development organizations to…
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August 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CLEAR South Asia in collaboration with BRAC, Community of Evaluators (CoE), Innovations for Poverty…
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February 16, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia at IFMR in collaboration with Community of Evaluators (CoE) and UN Women…
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L’étude procède à une analyse de la demande explicite et/ou naissante en Suivi et évaluation (S&E) axés sur les résultats et en Gestion…
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This report is for use by the CLEAR CESAG Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Center for Francophone Africa. It serves the following…
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L’étude procéde à une analyse de la demande explicite et/ou naissante en Suivi et évaluation (S&E) axés sur les résultats et en Gestion…
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L’étude procéde à une analyse de la demande explicite et/ou naissante en Suivi et évaluation (S&E) axés sur les résultats et en Gestion…
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L’étude procéde à une analyse de la demande explicite et/ou naissante en Suivi et évaluation (S&E) axés sur les résultats et en Gestion…
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目录 Contents 1. 成立背景 Background 2. 学院宗旨 Vision 3. 战略目标 Strategic Objectives 4. 主要活动 Academic Activities 5. 合作伙伴 Partnership 6. 环境设施…
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Presentation Overview: Background/ Motivation Intervention: Design, Measurement, Threats Summary of Research Findings Next steps…
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Presentation Overview Traditional v. Result based M&E Approach Government effort towards Result based M&E J-PAL SA effort…
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Lecture Overview Attrition Spillovers Partial Compliance and Sample Selection Bias Intention to Treat & Treatment on Treated…
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Course Overview 1.What is evaluation? 2.Measuring impacts (outcomes, indicators) 3.Why randomize? 4.How to randomize? 5.Sampling and…
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Overview Introduction Log Frames and M&E Why digital/mobile data collection Types of Mobile Data collection – Examples Demo…
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Lecture Overview What should you measure? What makes a good measure? Measurement Data Collection Piloting Designing Indicators from…
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Lecture Overview Unit and method of randomization Real-world constraints Revisiting unit and method Variations on simple treatment-…
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Course Overview 1.What is evaluation? 2.Measuring impacts (outcomes, indicators) 3.Why randomize? 4.How to randomize? 5.Sampling and…
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Course Overview 1.What is Evaluation? 2.Measuring Impact 3.Why Randomize? 4.How to Randomize? 5.Sampling and Sample Size 6.Threats…
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Presentation Overview Introduction to Theory of Change Building a Theory of Change Why is Theory of Change Important? Testing competing…
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This report seeks to present in relation to evaluation in Zambia: (i) the conditions under which demand is generated for evidence; and (ii…
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This report provides a review of two dimensions of evaluation practice in Malawi: (i) the conditions under which demand for evidence is…
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There is growing recognition of the critical role of evaluations to generate relevant information to guide the decisions and actions of…
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This study investigates the conditions under which demand for evaluation is generated, the latent and potential demand for evaluation, the…
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This Bellagio Forum was held to encourage fresh thinking in support of the Made in Africa Approach to Evaluation program being established…
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Course Overview 1.Framing Impact Evaluation through Theory of Change 2.Measuring impacts (outcomes, indicators) 3.Why randomize? 4.How…
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Lecture Overview: Monitoring and Evaluation How to Build an M&E System Importance of M&E from clearsateam
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This guide provides practical guidance on program classification – that is, on how to define programs and their constituent elements under…
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When decision makers wish to use evidence from monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to assist them in making choices, a demand for…
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The workshop, case studies and the synthesis paper were sponsored by the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) in the…
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This knowledge product will be a reference guide for using mobile-based technology, and its associated benefits of real-time data sharing…
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En los últimos años se ha avanzado progresivamente en el desarrollo de una base conceptual y metodológica para mejorar los procesos de…
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In recent years, we have advanced progressively in the development of a conceptual and methodological basis for improving the processes of…
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This report synthesizes information from nine studies conducted under the Regional Centers on Learning for Evaluation and Results (CLEAR)…
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Governing through public policies entails many challenges. Among other, it requires the construction of effective mechanisms for the…
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This publication provides a diagnostic assessment of the status of the Management for Development Results (MfDR) framework in Mexico .
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This book presents a selection of cases studies and a comparative assessment of the factors that influence commitment to evaluation and the…
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The quality and effectiveness of public policies and government performance are key factors for the promotion of development and democratic…
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This manual is designed to accompany the courses on performance budgeting delivered at the regional Centers for Learning on Evaluation and…
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El último cuarto del siglo XX fue un periodo de grandes transformaciones para América Latina. Los países de la región se unieron –con los…
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Despite important progress in the institutionalization of M&E systems at  the national level, subnational governments in Latin America…
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Overview • Background – “Review of Getting the Framework Right” • Key Findings from the Review • Review Findings Assessment • Survey…
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In recent years, driven by the strong domestic need of improving the performance of government, the public demands for political…
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This study argues that the political economy of a country conditions the opportunities for evaluation to be used in policy processes.…
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In this study, four international NGOs1 present their experiences using evaluative thinking at the organizational, program, and project…
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South Africa is an exceptional case study with regards to the private sector’s engagement in the education sector. This has deep historical…
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CLEAR and J-PAL Africa are bringing together leading researchers doing randomized evaluations of questions related to the South African…
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CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia at IFMR organized the M&E Roundtable #13: “What can we learn from evaluations? Exploring the generalizability of…
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CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia at IFMR organized M&E roundtable # 14 on “Gender and Vulnerability: Evaluation Frameworks and Learning for…
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All development programmes have an objective or goal. For example, a programme that distributes free textbooks to primary school students…
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CLEAR South Asia Interactive Course Manual has been prepared for CLEAR regional centers like J-PAL, IPA, and the wider monitoring and…
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As countries respond to the demands of rapidly changing development contexts, the need to find the right systems and tools to promote…
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This document shares core evaluation findings of a series of pioneering regional and metropolitan development funds in Mexico. It…