ResourceExample2011This evaluation report, Utilization Focused Evaluation for Development Research to Empower All Mongolians through Information Communications Technology from DREAM IT (Development Research to Empower All Mongolians through Information Communication Technology) provides the findings on the capacity building project to investigate Mongolia's policy and innovation in the sector of ICT and the socio-economic impact of it.
This book from the International Organisation for Cooperation in Evaluation (IOCE) uses 14 case studies from around the world to demonstrate best practice and lessons learned from developing evaluation organisations.
This paper from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides an outline of the process of using feedback to assess the effectiveness of capacity development. The resource includes a detailed questionnaire which can be used for this purpose.
This is the project report on a study conducted on the collective action in capacity development by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in collaboration with various other CGIAR Centres. It discusses past, present and future collaboration in capacity development within CGIAR as well as the strengths, opportunities, limitations and constraints affecting inter-Centre collaboration, which will be crucial for the implementation of the ongoing and planned CGIAR Regional Projects (CRPs).
The Capability Maturity Index (GEAR), developed by Bridge to the Future (BTF), allows the assessment of a community's capability to constructively address their needs and challenges. The index focuses on four areas of capability: Governance; Economy; Activism; and Relationships.
This website provides a range of resources that can be used for the practice of capacity development which are closely linked to, and build upon, the topics covered in the Capacity.org journal. The resources include the latest research, frameworks, policy debates and toolkits relevant to capacity development.
This presentation was given by Patricia Bowie and Moira Inkelas at the Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) and Stanford Social Innovation Review conference, Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity and Change. The presentation looks at how measurement can lead to collective learning and action.
Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) in Asia faces the challenge of assess and document the role of capacity development in enhancing CBNRM outcomes. To address this challenge, nine CBNRM-oriented organizations from four countries in East and Southeast Asia established an informal regional platform to strengthen their ability to carry out such evaluation. The paper describes the lessons learned from the project and examples of how collaborative learning provides a platform for those seeking to evaluate capacity development.