ONLINE FIELD GUIDE

The Online Field Guide to Peacebuilding Evaluation

This Field Guide provides a compilation of foundational material relevant to peacebuilding contexts on the design and conduct of evaluation (including manuals, guidelines, tools, etc.), developed by international agencies, academic institutions and NGOs.

USING THE ONLINE FIELD GUIDE

This Field Guide provides a compilation of foundational material relevant to peacebuilding contexts on the design and conduct of evaluation (including manuals, guidelines, tools, etc.), developed by international agencies, academic institutions and NGOs.

INTRODUCTION TO EVALUATION AND GENERAL GUIDANCE

What is evaluation? Why do it? Is it a tool for improving programs? Does it feel intimidating and burdensome because you don’t know much about it? What is the state of play in evaluation of peacebuilding? This section provides introductory information on evaluation of peacebuilding and background on how peacebuilding evaluation has evolved.

PLANNING AN EVALUATION

How does one prepare for an evaluation, whether commissioning one or conducting one? Are we ready for an evaluation, and, if not, what can we do to assess whether we are on the right track? What do I need to do to prepare? Why is theory of change important in evaluation, and how do I … Continue reading “PLANNING AN EVALUATION”

MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING AN EVALUATION

How do I manage the evaluation process? How to I make sure ethical and conflict sensitivity considerations are addressed in the evaluation process? This section outlines the various dimensions of evaluation management and implementation—from management issues such as logistics and team development to robust data collection and analysis methods and ethics and conflict sensitivity. In … Continue reading “MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING AN EVALUATION”