This evaluation report, written equally in English and Vietnamese, is about the Ausaid funded My Thuan Bridge, the first bridge constructed across the Mekong River in Viet Nam. It provides concise summaries drawing on a number of significant themes highlighting the economic, social and environmental impact the bridge has had since its construction was initiated in 1992.
Duc Can Pho
This paper was presented by Dr. Dindo Campilan at the Forum on Evaluation of International Cooperation Projects: Centering on Development of Human Resources in the Field of Agriculture held on 6-7 December 2000 at the International Cooperation Center for Agricultural Education (ICCAE) of Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. The paper centres around a discussion of the use of participatory evaluation with an emphasis on the role of research in development programs, the use of participatory evaluation in program evaluation and some of the issues and challenges that may arise when evaluating participatory research.
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This checklist, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), helps you to assess potential evaluation questions in terms of their relevance, feasibility, fit with the values, nature and theory of change of the program, and the level of stakeholder engagement.
Identifying evaluative criteria
This paper from the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) provides a range of core competencies that evaluation managers and evaluators should possess wherever they work. The competencies were developed as part of a lengthy review, conducted by IDEA which sought to identify a clear set of competencies and criteria for judging the knowledge, skills, and abilities of evaluators in the international development field.
This paper, written by Joanne Abbot and Irene Guijt, reviews a range of approaches for participatory monitoring of the environment. Analysing published papers, interviews, and practical experiences, the paper aims to develop a viable monitoring system to assess environmental and social impacts of more sustainable forms of agriculture.
This report, written by Ali Channa for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), outlines a framework and action plan that aims to create effective, efficient, relevant and sustainable capacity development interventions. The report also aims to identify gaps in both human resource and institutional capacity building issues in Balochistan province.
Meta-ethnography is a method for combining data from qualitative evaluation and research, especially ethnographic data, by translating concepts and metaphors across studies.